- Climate change likely to make Everest even riskier
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 07:06 AM
Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.
- Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school
USA Today, Tuesday - 04/22/2014 - 04:47 AM
The terrorist network Boko Haram is blamed for the abductions.
- John Travolta to appear at Indian film awards
San Antonio Express-News, Monday - 04/21/2014 - 12:51 PM
Organizers of the event said Monday that Travolta will receive the "Most Popular All-Time International Star in India" at the awards ceremony. Travolta is best known for his roles in such films as "Saturday Night Fever," ''Pulp Fiction," ''Grease," and "Get Shorty."
- Palestinians meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks
Long Island Newsday, Monday - 04/21/2014 - 08:17 AM
Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks
- Troubled history fuel Japan-China tension
Associated Press, Monday - 04/21/2014 - 03:53 AM
Strolling through China's sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound.
- Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
USA Today, Sunday - 04/20/2014 - 02:47 PM
A crowd of more than 100,000 was overflowing from St. Peter's Square.
- 8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident
Associated Press, Sunday - 04/20/2014 - 02:36 PM
Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.
- Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain
San Antonio Express-News, Sunday - 04/20/2014 - 08:49 AM
Spanish officials say a businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain.
- New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday
Associated Press, Sunday - 04/20/2014 - 08:36 AM
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by renowned British photographer David Bailey has been unveiled to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.
- Transcript Reveals Confusion Over Ferry Evacuation
ABCNews, Sunday - 04/20/2014 - 04:54 AM
South Korean maritime transcript reveals confusion, indecision over evacuation as ferry sank
- Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait
Associated Press, Saturday - 04/19/2014 - 08:05 AM
The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampered by poor visibility and can venture only so deep.
- Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 04/19/2014 - 04:32 AM
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.
- Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore
Associated Press, Friday - 04/18/2014 - 02:18 AM
Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday. The original transcript is in Korean and the translation was done by The Associated Press. It starts off form the first distress call made by the ferry: