Tanaka fans 10 in Yankees win over Cubs
Real Madrid fans jam streets to celebrate Cup win
Russia, Ukraine sit down for crisis talks
Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111
Weise's OT goal lifts Canadiens over Lightning 5-4
Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue
Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener
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Mini-sub performs full MH370 search
A mini-submarine searching for the missing Malaysian plane completes a full mission at its third attempt, after technical issues cut the first two short.
VIDEO: Cyborg glasses mimic eye gestures
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.
Key Geneva talks over Ukraine crisis
Senior officials from the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine meet in Geneva as differences over the crisis in eastern Ukraine deepen.
VIDEO: Helmet cam captures Chile blaze
New footage captured on firefighter helmet cameras has emerged showing the full extent of the deadly fires that swept through a town in western Chile.
Busiest Easter day on roads expected
Motorists are braced for what is set to be the busiest day of the year on the roads so far, with up to 16m cars expected to be used over Easter.
Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after nearly a third of lamb curries and kebabs are found to contain meat other than lamb.
Funeral due for wall collapse pupil
The funeral of a 12-year-old girl who died after a wall fell on her at an Edinburgh school is to be held later.
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Lost sea lion pup found in orchard
Up a river without a paddle. Thats the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself after swimming up the San Joaquin River, ending up at Mapes Ranch in Modesto, California, about 100-mile drive from the ocean.
How much sin can Bourdain take?
Las Vegas is more than a place where people come to act their worst. Anthony Bourdain gets the local scoop.
What you won't see on 2016 SATs ...
The College Board announced that it will be removing some of its harder words from the SAT exam by 2016.
Inside an Ebola isolation ward in Guinea
An outbreak of the Ebola virus has spread to Conakry, Guinea -- a city of more than 2 million. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
How the outbreak began
CNNs Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports from Conakry, Guinea, amidst an Ebola outbreak that has claimed dozens of lives.
Photos: Ebola outbreak in West Africa
SAT abjures grandiloquence and stuff
The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.
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Sara Evans talks new album
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FOX NEWS POLL Paul, Christie, Bush lead GOP pack for 2016 race
FOX NEWS POLL: 6 in 10 voters say Obama lies on important mattersREAD THE RESULTS
Several hurt as fire truck rams into Calif. restaurant
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EMINENT DOMAIN CASE Colo. couple reluctantly agrees to sell land to gov't
FLASHBACK: Colo. couple fights to save land from eminent domain
4 critically injured in Tenn. explosives plant fire
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Obama, Cantor phone call on immigration reveals deep divide
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Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants
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Almost 300 missing in South Korean ferry disaster; death toll expected to rise
SEOUL — Emergency teams desperately searched an overturned and submerged ferry Thursday morning amid fears that scores of the nearly 300 missing passengers are still trapped in the vessel’s hard-to-reach corridors. Read full article >>
In Ukraine, a crisis of bullets and economics
DONETSK, Ukraine — As pro-Russia militants stormed City Hall here Wednesday, the interim Ukrainian government was battling more than just a separatist problem. Kiev’s credibility is on the line as the central government tries to persuade residents fearful of economic
Syrian opposition fighters obtain U.S.-made TOW antitank missiles
Syria’s opposition fighters have been supplied with U.S.-made antitank missiles, the first time a major American weapons system has appeared in rebel hands. It is unclear how the rebels obtained the wire-guided missiles, which are capable of penetrating heavy armor
U.S. officials have low expectations ahead of meetings with Russia and Ukraine
The Obama administration signaled little optimism ahead of diplomatic meetings Thursday with Russia and Ukraine over the escalating conflict in Eastern Europe and prepared to enact new economic sanctions designed to punish Moscow. Read full article >>
Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles trying to cross from Syria
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordanian warplanes destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said Wednesday. A Jordanian security source said the vehicles, which appeared to have machine guns mounted on them, were presumed to belong
WorldViews: What 100 days of social media can tell us about India’s election
The sheer scale of the Indian elections were in the middle of is dazzling, with 815 million people eligible to vote. Of that figure, some 100 million people are said to be voting for the first time. Many of those
As Syrian army steps up Homs offensive, rebels look for exit or prepare for final fight
BEIRUT — As the Syrian army steps up its assault on the last rebel-held areas of Homs, those holed up inside say they fear that the city, once dubbed the capital of the revolution, is close to slipping completely from
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ADVISORY: Story on father reporting contact with survivor aboard South Korean ferry is withdrawn
JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Please be advised that the story quoting a father as saying he had had text-message contact with a child aboard the capsized South Korean ferry is wrong. The father has since said that he did
Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis
GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday in Geneva, once frequently the scene of Cold War negotiations, but will risk being upstaged by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
GM to seek court protection against ignition lawsuits
(Reuters) - General Motors Co said it would ask a U.S. court to bar lawsuits related to actions before its 2009 bankruptcy, signaling a tougher stance toward legal claims stemming from its recent recall over faulty ignition switches.
Obama, Republicans openly feud over immigration legislation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan bickering over immigration reform legislation intensified on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Republicans accused each other of standing in the way of progress one year after bipartisan Senate legislation was introduced.
China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place: sources
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to use a purge of senior officials suspected of corruption to put his own men and reform-minded bureaucrats into key positions across the Communist Party, the government and the military, sources said.
Syrian opposition accuses Assad's forces of new poison gas attack
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Opposition activists accused President Bashar al-Assads forces of a new poison gas attack in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, posting footage of four men being treated by medics.
Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China
WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month, a U.S. Navy plane swooped in to witness the dramatic encounter.
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Museum brings the art of healing to veterans
A counseling service brings mental health services for veterans into an art museum.
Feds say drug kingpin targeted prosecutors in Del.
Miguel Lavenant was arrested and convicted after an elaborate cross-country investigation.
Officer revives overdose victim with Narcan
Narcan reverses the effects of opiates such as heroin.
John Edwards returns to courtroom as trial lawyer
John Edwards is back in courtroom for first time since 2012 acquittal on campaign finance charge.
Plastic mat project weaves softer nights for homeless
A Calif. librarys knitting group hopes plarn blankets bring comfort to street sleepers.
Ammo factory explosion kills 1 in Tenn.
The plant made ammunition for hunting, law enforcement and the military.
Handmade wedding bands say I DYI do
Couples are melting down old gold and even grannys teeth to forge an artisanal heirloom.
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Ferry Sinks Off South Korea; 7 Dead, 290 Missing
Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.
FBI Offers $25,000 for Suspects in Elaborate North Carolina Kidnapping Case
The FBI issued a $25,000 reward Wednesday for any information leading to the arrest of two new suspects involved in the kidnapping of a North Carolina man that occurred earlier this month.
Sharper's DNA Found on Clothing of Accuser
A Tempe, Arizona police department testified Wednesday that ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper’s DNA was found on the clothing of one woman accusing him of assault.
Man Charged in 'Heartbleed' Attack on Canada Tax Agency
Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from a government website, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Wednesday.
Ebola Virus in West Africa is New Strain, Scientists Say
The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.
Google's Earnings Disappoint as Ad Prices Slip
Googles first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire more employees and invest in daring ideas.The results announced Wednesday fell below analyst projections.
'Voice' Finalists Reveal Battle: Old-School Style Vs. Girl Power
TODAY caught up with the Top 12 minutes after they took to the stage to perform a free concert at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles Tuesday.
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Ukraine’s Push East Falters as Militants Seize Army Vehicles
Ukrainian news media reported that pro-Russian militias had commandeered six armored personnel carriers from the Ukrainian Army and driven them to the central square in Slovyansk.
Type 2 Diabetes Complications Show Sharp Decline, Report Finds
Rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and amputations dropped over the past two decades, federal researchers said.
Court Deportations Drop 43 Percent in Last Five Years
The statistics present a different picture of President Obama’s policies than the one painted by many immigrant advocates, who have called him the “deporter in chief.”
Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
It is unclear what caused the sinking of the Sewol, which was traveling to the resort island of Jeju. More than 280 passengers on board are still unaccounted for.
For Young Traders, a Market Where Air Jordans Are Blue Chips
Bartering and selling at conventions and online, the thousands of mostly teenage “sneakerheads” have perfected the art of trading up.
A Star Quarterback Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation
An accusation against Jameis Winston, a marquee player for Florida State, did not prompt an in-depth inquiry by either the university or the police. By the time prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old.
Unfinished Business Complicates Clinton’s Diplomatic Legacy
Hillary Rodham Clinton may face a dilemma as she recounts her record before a possible White House bid: Much of her work as secretary of state is either unfinished or went awry.
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Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps off Building in Apparent Suicide Attempt
The Wu-Tang connected artist was hospitalized along with his severed member
NATO’s Back in Business, Thanks to Russia’s Threat to Ukraine
But its efforts are limited to protecting itself, not saving Kiev
Milwaukee Bucks Will Be Sold for $550 Million
Two financiers will buy the NBA team from its 29-year-owner Herb Kohl
Fox News Launches Show With 4 Women and 1 ‘Outnumbered’ Man
Airing weekdays at noon, beginning April 28.
Lamar Odom Signs with New York Knicks
His first practice with the team is Thursday
Sony Says 7 Million PlayStation 4s Have Been Sold Worldwide
And Sony adds that its sold more than 20.5 million PS4 games worldwide across retail and digital content.
Being Creative Outside of Work Makes You Better at Your Job
Its high time to get a hobby
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Hit and run victim hopes video finds driver
Its been two months since Steve Acquaviva was hit in East Garden City by a pickup, whose driver covered him with a blanket before taking off at the sound of police sirens.
Wrongfully convicted man testifies on prison life
A man exonerated in the 1984 murder and rape of a Lynbrook teen Wednesday testified about how he suffered in prison after a wrongful conviction, while lawyers argued over whether his psychological issues were caused by incarceration or childhood trauma.
Kathleen Rice fundraising outpaces the field
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice raised more than twice the funds of any other Long Island congressional candidate -- incumbent or challenger -- in 2014s first quarter.
Schumer pushes for speedier funds for Sandy repairs to North Shore
Long Island officials pressed the federal government Wednesday to expedite funding for various recovery projects aimed at making North Hempstead and the North Shore more resilient after superstorm Sandy.
Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside bowling alley claw machine
Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
Rice fundraising outpaces the field
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice raised more than twice the funds of any other Long Island congressional candidate -- incumbent or challenger -- in 2014s first quarter.
Rice fund-raising outpaces the field
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice raised more than twice the funds of any other Long Island congressional candidate -- incumbent or challenger -- in 2014s first quarter.
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