Captain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning..
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US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the co..
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Atheists holding national conference over Easter weekend

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lois Thome

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Leaders of a prominent atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith. To that end, the American Atheists, in an effort to raise..
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New details released on Amazon smartphone

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that the device could be due out this year. Amazon hasn't con..
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Strong earthquake strikes Mexico

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lois Thome

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris f..
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12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disast..
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Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missin..
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Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of m..
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Obama hopeful on Ukraine, will watch Russians

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern.    Oba..
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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the..
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Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama says a high school education is not enough in today's global economy.    Mrs. Obama tells a group of students that young ..
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US decries anti-Semitic leaflets in Ukraine

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local a..
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West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The World Health Organization says an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives.    The disease, typically found in central or ..
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Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people - women and non-Catholics among them - in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to ser..
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Texas town recovering, year after deadly blast

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WEST, Texas (AP) - As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came ..
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Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, becaus..
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Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time t..
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Fake grenade in luggage disrupts New York airport

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - A fake hand grenade in a passenger's luggage has disrupted operations at an airport in New York's Hudson Valley.    Troopers say Stewart Airpor..
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US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said We..
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Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spu..
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