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Transcript: Passengers couldn't escape South Korean ferry, crew member says

Passengers aboard the doomed South Korean ferry could not board lifeboats because the vessel had already listed too much, a crew member on the ship said, according to a radio transcript released Sunday.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Kerry: Jews in Ukrainian city were told to identify themselves

Jews in one Ukrainian city were were sent notes "indicating that they have to identify themselves as Jews," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

Oscar Pistorius: I didn't consciously pull the trigger

Oscar Pistorius didn't consciously pull the trigger the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, the sprinter testified at his murder trial Tuesday.

No sign of crackdown as Ukraine deadline passes

Pro-Russian protesters took over a police building in an eastern Ukrainian city on Monday, even as a government deadline for demonstrators to leave occupied facilities in other cities passed with no immediate consequences.

Putin squares off against Europe over gas

Ukraine's unpaid gas bills are strengthening Russia's hand before talks next week with the U.S. and Europe on resolving the crisis.

U.S. Navy ship to arrive in Black Sea by Thursday

The Navy warship USS Donald Cook is scheduled to enter the Black Sea no later than Thursday as part of the latest U.S.

World Autism Awareness Day

Today marks World Autism Awareness Day.

Where is Bitcoin legal?

In most countries around the world, Bitcoin is neither illegal nor totally unregulated. It's somewhere in between.

Oscar Pistorius trial: How will the defense fight back?

Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Of that, there is no doubt. But was it murder?