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4/22/2014 11:01 PM
Violence erupts in Rio de Janeiro
RIO DE JANEIRO — A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late today following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and showering homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a busy avenue in the city’s main tourist zone.

4/22/2014 9:57 PM
Hundreds in Mexico protest new law
MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of students and activists marched in Mexico’s capital today to protest a telecommunications law being debated by the Senate that they say will allow the government to arbitrarily censor Internet content.

4/22/2014 9:33 PM
South Korea ferry toll reaches 135
JINDO, South Korea — The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry disaster rose to 135 today, but there were many more bodies left to be retrieved as divers swam through tight, dark rooms and passageways to search for nearly 170 people still missing.

4/22/2014 1:59 PM
U.S. to send 600 troops to Eastern Europe
WASHINGTON -- The United States will send about 600 U.S. troops to Poland and the three Baltic states to take part in exercises in the coming days to reassure NATO allies following Russia's seizure of the Crimean region from Ukraine, the Pentagon said today.

4/22/2014 8:42 AM
South Korea ferry toll tops 100
JINDO, South Korea — For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification. Then the anguished cries begin.

4/22/2014 6:27 AM
Biden tells Ukrainian leaders U.S. stands with them
KIEV, Ukraine — Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian political leaders today that the United States stands with them against “humiliating threats” and encouraged them to root out corruption as they rebuild their government.

4/22/2014 6:22 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:

4/21/2014 7:50 PM
Hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
JINDO, South Korea — Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. But he wanted so much for him to be alive.

4/21/2014 7:16 PM
Missing jet has drama to keep us hooked
PERTH, Australia — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there’s just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that’s why the saga of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has continued to rivet the country long after people elsewhere have moved on.

4/21/2014 9:01 AM
Syria to hold presidential election June 3
DAMASCUS, Syria  — Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, the country’s parliament speaker announced today, a vote President Bashar Assad is likely to contest, and win, as the country enters its fourth year of war.