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The body of Nepalese a mountaineer Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, is carried to the Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 19, 2014.  (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling […]

04/19/2014

The body of a passenger aboard the Sewol ferry which sank in the water off the southern coast, is carried by rescue workers upon its arrival at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

10 more bodies found inside South Korean ferry

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Divers have recovered 10 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll is now 46. Officials said Sunday the bodies were recovered following […]

04/19/2014

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope seeks to bring faith to “ends of the Earth”

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith “to the ends of the Earth” as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica. The […]

04/19/2014

Relatives wait for their missing loved ones at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the […]

04/18/2014

A relative waits for their missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came […]

04/18/2014

FILE - In this April 7,2014 file photo, the chief coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Center retired Chief Air Marshall Angus Houston listens to a question from the media during a press conference about the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth,  Australia. Houston has become the global face of the massive monthlong search operation off Australia's west coast to find the missing Boeing 777, which is believed to be resting somewhere on the silt-covered bottom of the Indian Ocean in a patch the size of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

Australia’s Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

PERTH, Australia (AP) — He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened […]

04/18/2014

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Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where […]

04/18/2014

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Analysis of new agreement in Ukraine

Diplomats reach an agreement to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine, but pro-Russian insurgents occupying government buildings in the region seem to say, “who cares?” So what happens now? Phil and Penny discussed this and more with […]

04/18/2014

South Korean rescue team members search for passengers aboard a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

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 missing and feared dead. […]

04/18/2014

Forensic expert, Roger Dixon, left, holds a court exhibit, a magazine rack, as he answers questions put to him by chief state prosecutor Gerrie Nel , right, during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 17, 2014.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

Pistorius trial: Prosecutor chides defense witness

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — An expert witness for the defense at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius was supposed to help the athlete’s assertion that he killed his girlfriend by mistake last year, but […]

04/17/2014

Pope Francis arrives for the Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, April 17, 2014. During the mass the Pontiff blesses the oil of catechumens, the oil of sick and the holy chrism, which will be used in the administration of the sacraments throughout the year.  The Chrism Mass marks the start of the Easter celebrations.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like […]

04/17/2014