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Death toll from S. Korean ferry rises to 56

Body after body came ashore from the capsized South Korean ship, a solemn process pierced by the deafening screams and cries from the passengers' families.

The wrenching scene came after four police boats arrived in rapid succession. The first carried...

Missing Massachusetts boy

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Body is that of missing 5-year-old boy

A body found off a central Massachusetts highway has been positively identified as that of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before police were alerted.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.'s announcement o...

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'8THEIST' denied, 'BAPTIST' approved; atheist sues

Shannon Morgan identifies as an atheist and wants the world, or at least the car behind her, to know it. But the state of New Jersey says no.

Morgan, of Leesburg, is suing the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for rejecting her request for a vanity ...

Malaysia altitude map

CNN

Drones find nothing in MH370 search

The underwater drone scanning for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finished its seventh mission Sunday, having covered about half its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

This has been the case for 44 days now, which seems lik...

Woman face defraud charges

WBZ

Prosecutor: Pair used cat to defraud owner

A once fat cat is now almost broke, literally. Not the Wall Street-type, but the four-legged, furry variety.

A 7-year-old tabby called Puddy Cat is at the center of an extensive embezzlement case out of Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Puddy Cat once st...

Diver South Korea ferry

REUTERS/Issei Kato

Death toll from S. Korean ferry rises to 50

Boat after boat, body after body from a capsized South Korean ferry came ashore Sunday morning, a solemn process interrupted by piercing cries and screams from passengers' kin.

The wrenching scene came after four police boats arrived in rapid successi...

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Gunmen target prominent Pakistani news anchor

Gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor on Saturday in an attack his brother linked to the nation's government, despite its firm denial.

Hamid Mir was shot three times by gunmen in a car and on two motorcycles near Karachi's airport, his n...

Families of ferry victims South Korea

Kyung Lah/CNN

Families' frustration: 'Nothing is changing'

When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock. Bleary-eyed, the faces of the families of the missing have become swollen from crying.

They watch the South Korean Coast Guard pull in from the Yellow Se...

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Israeli police block U.N. envoy in Jerusalem

Israeli security forces halted Palestinian Christians -- joined by a U.N. envoy -- participating a pre-Easter procession Saturday in Jerusalem's Old City, an action the envoy sharply criticized but that an Israeli official dismissed as a "non-event."

Father hugs daughter rescued from sinking ferry, South Korea

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

S. Korea's families ask how they can go on

The grief of any parent who loses a child is unimaginable.

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