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Korean ferry victim text

CNN

Desperate passengers sent texts as ferry sank

A passenger describes women screaming in the darkness. A father learns his child is trapped. A son, fearing death, tells his mother he loves her.

Investigators haven't said what caused a South Korean ferry boat carrying hundreds of passengers to capsi...

South Korean ferry sinks, families of missing passengers

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Death toll jumps to 20 in S. Korea ferry disaster

Anguished relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers waited somberly for answers Thursday as rescuers fought bad weather, murky water, darkness and time to find a way deep into the capsized ship.

Authorities believe 276 people -- many of them ...

Victor Barnard

Washington State Patrol

Preacher accused of molesting young girls

Authorities nationwide are searching for a Minnesota minister accused of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct with two young girls while they were members of his church.

Victor Barnard, 52, was last seen in Spokane, Washington, according to a ...

Unrest in eastern Ukraine

Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Ukraine talks: Call for end to violence

Diplomats meeting for emergency talks on the crisis in Ukraine issued a joint statement Thursday aimed at de-escalating the tensions and ensuring the security of all Ukrainians.

Malaysia transport minister

MH370: Officials await data analysis

A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysian jetliner could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.

Martin Dolan emphasized that the $234 million price t...

Pope Francis washes disabled feet

Tony Gentile/Reuters

Pope Francis washes feet of disabled people

The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbo...

Ukraine

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US: Anti-Jewish fliers posted in Ukraine

"Chilling" leaflets warning Jews to register and document their property with the pro-Russian government that has claimed power in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk are "the real deal," the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine said Thursday.

Geoffrey Pyatt ...

Family members of missing ferry passengers

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Mother's grief: 'My daughter's in the water'

Through the unrelenting rain, with the biting winds whipping against her tear-stained face, Christine Kim stands on the cold, gray harbor.

"Inside that water," she says, pointing to the choppy waves on the Yellow Sea, "there is my own child."

Kim is a...

Nelson Mandela

Todd Baxter/CNN

New York Yankees honor Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela will always have a place at Yankee Stadium after the U.S. baseball giants unveiled a plaque in his honor on Wednesday.

Protester clashes in Ukraine Apr 7

REUTERS/Stringer

Diplomats agree on steps for Ukraine

Diplomats who met to discuss the crisis in Ukraine in Geneva, Switzerland issued this joint statement Thursday:

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