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Ukrainian helicopters

Reuters

Ukraine military push appears to stall

Ukraine's attempt to take back eastern towns from pro-Russian militants appeared to stall on Wednesday.

In Donetsk, six armored vehicles sent into the nearby city of Kramatorsk in the morning later showed up carrying Russian flags in Slaviansk.

Russia...

Stock Exchange floor 10_19_12

Brendan McDermid / Reuters

Feel good Wednesday: Markets up 1%

Investors did a happy dance on Wednesday as earnings, economic data and Janet Yellen brought good news.

The Dow soared 162 points, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both bounced over 1%.

Despite a lot of choppiness in the markets in recent weeks, Wednesday...

Chibok, Nigeria

CNN

Nigeria: Over 100 abducted schoolgirls freed

Only eight of the 129 Nigerian school girls abducted this week by Boko Haram militants are still missing as more of them "have been freed," according to the Nigerian military.

One of the alleged attackers has been captured, and a military search-and-...

South Korean ferry sinks

JTBC

Shipwreck: Passengers 'forced to stay put'

Passengers aboard a sinking South Korean ferry faced a terrifying choice as the vessel rolled: obey commands barked over loudspeakers to stay in place, or don life vests and jump into the chilly ocean water.

"Don't move," a voice warned, according to ...

Bluefin-21

U.S. Seventh Fleet Public Affair

MH370: Passengers' families release questions

Families of some of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passengers released a list of questions Wednesday that they said authorities have so far not answered.

Many of the 26 questions focus on technical issues involving emergency locator transmit...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

FBIPressOffice

Boston bomb suspect can see autopsy photos

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be allowed to view autopsy photos of the attack's victims and meet with his sister without being watched by the FBI, a federal judge said Wednesday.

Boston backpack suspect Kevin or Kayvon Edson

Suffolk DA's Office

$100K bail in alleged Boston bomb hoax

A judge on Wednesday set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of carrying a fake bomb near a Boston crowd that was marking the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Father hugs daughter rescued from sinking ferry, South Korea

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Survivors tell of panic on board ferry

It was supposed to be a class trip to a resort island that's considered the Hawaii of Korea. Instead, a ferry capsized in the Yellow Sea, and hundreds of people are unaccounted for.

South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

What caused South Korean ferry to sink?

As divers searched frigid waters off South Korea in low visibility, hoping to save hundreds of passengers, a dominant theory emerged about how the ferry sank on Wednesday.

Richard Kirk

Denver Police Department

Woman shot dead while on phone with 911 for 13 minutes

A Denver woman's frantic phone call with a 911 dispatcher was fatally cut short when her husband allegedly shot her, police say.

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