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4/19/2014 8:53 PM
More bodies found in sunken ferry
MOKPO, South Korea  — The confirmed death toll from South Korea’s ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim recovery effort.

4/19/2014 12:00 AM
Alibaba could net $15B in its IPO
LOS ANGELES — The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of.

4/19/2014 11:59 AM
Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China
ROME — Fiat and Chrysler announced plans today to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.

4/19/2014 6:57 AM
Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry arrested
MOKPO, South Korea — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested today on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the

4/19/2014 6:54 AM
4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed
PARIS — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said today, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media.

4/19/2014 7:34 AM
13th body pulled from Everest snow
KATMANDU, Nepal  — Search teams recovered a 13th body today from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak.

4/19/2014 6:56 AM
Car bomber kills 6 at Syrian checkpoint
DAMASCUS, Syria  — Two rebel car bombs targeted two central Syrian areas controlled by government forces today, killing at least ten people as opposition forces fought fiercely to hold onto territory, officials and activists reported.

4/19/2014 1:24 AM
12 die in avalancheon Mount Everest
Pocked with ice mounds and crevasses, the area known as the “popcorn field” is a well-traveled piece of real estate on the approach to the summit of Mount Everest.

4/18/2014 5:19 PM
Pensive pope joins faithful for Good Friday
ROME — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum.

4/18/2014 5:57 PM
Ferry captain arrested in S. Korea disaster
SEOUL, South Korea — A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.