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5/6/2014 8:45 AM
Report: Warming disrupting Americans' lives
WASHINGTON  — Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

5/6/2014 6:45 AM
Vietnam arrests 2 bloggers
HANOI, Vietnam  — Vietnam has arrested two democracy activists for posting articles critical of the government on the Internet, signaling a continued crackdown on dissent despite the early release of three dissidents last month.

5/6/2014 6:42 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

5/5/2014 9:21 PM
Divers recover more bodies in S. Korean ferry
SEOUL, South Korea — A civilian diver involved in searches for dozens of missing people from a South Korean ferry disaster died Tuesday, as other divers helped by better weather and easing ocean currents were picking up efforts to retrieve bodies from the sunken ship.

5/5/2014 4:20 PM
Afghans keep digging for missing families
AB-e-BARIK, Afghanistan -- Mohammad Hassan watched in horror last week as the side of a mountain crumbled onto his village in northern Afghanistan, burying his wife, seven sons, donkeys and farmland. Now, all he’s got is a shovel.

5/5/2014 12:19 PM
U.S. stocks drift on economic news
NEW YORK — Stocks are little changed in midday trading as investors sort through conflicting economic news from the United States and China.

5/5/2014 12:02 PM
22 migrants die Greece's Aegean Sea
ATHENS, Greece — A yacht and a dinghy crammed with immigrants trying to enter Greece capsized today in the eastern Aegean Sea, leaving at least 22 dead, including four children, and potentially several more missing in one of the deadliest such accidents in Greek waters in recent years.

5/5/2014 10:04 AM
U.N.: Polio a world health emergency
LONDON  — The spread of polio is an international public health emergency that could grow in coming months and ultimately unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease, the World Health Organization said today.

5/5/2014 9:31 AM
Fighting in east Ukraine kills 4 troops
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian troops fought pitched gunbattles today with a pro-Russia militia occupying an eastern city, and the government sent an elite national guard unit to re-establish control over the southern port city of Odessa.

5/4/2014 9:52 PM
Gazprom seen stanching flow of gas to Ukraine
CHASLOVTSY, Ukraine — As Ukraine tries to contain a pro-Russian insurgency convulsing its eastern region, a perhaps more significant struggle for the country hinges on what happens beneath the ground here in a placid woodland in the far west, on the border with Slovakia.