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Russia Ukraine clashes 4_17

Base attack overshadows Russia, Ukraine talks

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Diplomats have agreed that "all illegal military formations" in Ukraine must be disarmed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Lavrov, speaking after emergency talks in Switzerland, also called for occupied bu...

Hoppie the sea lion

Lost sea lion pup found in California orchard

Up a river without a paddle.

South Korean ferry sinks, families of missing passengers

Questions mount in South Korean ferry disaster

Anguished relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers waited somberly for answers Thursday as rescuers fought bad weather, murky water, darkness and time to find a way deep into the capsized ship.

Family members of missing ferry passengers

Mother's grief: 'My daughter's in the water'

Through the unrelenting rain, with the biting winds whipping against her tear-stained face, Christine Kim stands on the cold, gray harbor. "Inside that water," she says, pointing to the choppy waters of the Yellow Sea, "there is my own child."

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius defense witness contradicts athlete

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.

Snowden meets with human rights activists

On TV, Snowden asks Putin about surveillance

Months after accepting asylum in Russia, fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday asked Russian President Vladimir Putin about Moscow's own surveillance practices.

"Does Russia intercept, store or analyze in any way the communicati...

Police lights file

Van with children hits river; mother charged

A New Jersey woman accused of driving a van with her three teenage children into a river has been charged with attempted murder, weeks after a Florida woman drove a minivan with her three children into the Atlantic Ocean.

driver's hand on car steering wheel

An accidental car thief: Mom takes wrong car

What started out as a simple mother-daughter favor in New York City ended up as grand theft auto. Well, kind of.

West Texas explosion crater

Texas town tighter than ever year after blast

West, Texas, isn't just a town. It's a family. That's why it hurt so much one year ago Thursday when an enormous explosion at a fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes and damaging 200 others across 37 blocks, shattering windows well beyond that.

South Korean ferry sinks, search efforts

S. Korea ferry disaster: The challenge ahead

The South Korean ferry that sank dramatically on Wednesday with hundreds of passengers on board had been modified after coming to the country from Japan over a year ago, according to reports on CNN affiliate YTN.

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South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

Hundreds missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

Pope Francis, kids on Popemobile

Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

Generic, abortion protester

History of abortion in America

A judge has overturned North Dakota's restrictive abortion law. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

Electric bus, hybrid, environment

25 greenest cities in America

With Earth Day coming up, find out which 25 cities are considered the "greenest" in America.

Counting out money

What things cost in America: 1914 and 2014

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent in March, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics said increases in the shelter and food costs accounted for most of the rise. See how much things like homes, cars and milk cost in 1914 compared to today's prices.

Roofer, man working on roof

Best/worst jobs of 2014

Looking for a new job this year? CareerCast.com lists the best and worst occupations of 2014.

Rescue workers, Washington landslide

39 dead after Wash. landslide

At least 39 people are dead after a landslide tore through an area of rural Washington north of Seattle in March.

South Korean ferry sinks

Deadliest disasters at sea

Nearly 300 are missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. Here are some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

couple on couch with TV remote and popcorn

America's 8 worst habits

From drinking too much soda to slacking on the couch, iVillage rates Americans' worst habits. Are your vices among them?

Boston Marathon first explosion goes off

Look back at Boston Marathon bombing

One year ago Monday, three people were killed and more than 200 injured in two explosions at the Boston Marathon. Take a look back at scenes from that day.

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South Korea ferry victims texts

Students sent heartbreaking texts as ferry sank

As a ferry carrying 475 people sank Wednesday off South Korea, many students on board texted their parents what could be their last words.

Virginia Tech anniversary 2014

Virginia Tech victims remembered 7 years later

Memorials on Wednesday marked the seventh anniversary of the Virginia Tech shooting.

New Hampshire man dead polar plunge

Swimmer presumed dead after 'polar plunge'

A man is presumed dead after taking a "polar plunge" in New Hampshire.

Ford on Empire State

Ford puts Mustang on top of Empire State Building

Fifty years after Ford’s first Mustang model made its debut at the 1964 World's Fair in New York City, the new 2015 model has made it to the top of the Empire State Building.

Abortion rights, anti-abortion supporters

Obama, Biden make jobs announcement

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.

Colorado woman killed on phone 911

Woman killed while on the phone with 911

A Colorado mother is shot and killed while on the phone with dispatchers.

Flight 370 underwater search

Challenges mount in search for Flight 370

Even if crews find the wreckage of Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean, sorting through it will be another painstaking process.

Army in Ukraine

Army forces on the move in Ukraine

Army forces are on the move as unrest spreads in parts of Ukraine.

Connecticut pit bull mauling

Pit bull mauls 92-year-old woman

A 92-year-old is mauled by a pit bull while walking around her Connecticut neighborhood.

South Korean ship 2

Nearly 300 missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

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