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"I Am Sorry": Ferry Captain Speaks as He's Led off to Jail

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank, leaving hundreds missing, apologized Saturday as he was taken to jail in handcuffs, NBC News reported. Lee Joon-seok, who has been charged with abandoning ship, defended his delay in ordering an evacuation. He said he feared passengers would drown in the water if they left the capsized ship because rescue boats had not yet made it to the area. Divers searching the ferry on Saturday spotted three bodies inside it, officials said. A senior prosecutor told reporters that one of the officers who was steering the ship was navigating the area's waters for the first time. Dozens of people have been confirmed killed in the maritime disaster, most of them teenage students. Read »
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Search of Area for Jet May Be Done in Days

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For Everest Sherpa Guides, Death Is Always Close

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Putin Plays Risky Political Game With Ukraine

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30 Years for Heroin Dealer Connected to 3 Deaths

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HealthCare.gov Website Flagged in Heartbleed Review

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Los Angeles E-Cigarette Ban Takes Effect

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:05 PM
 

I think he would do it.  

— Russian President Vladimir Putin Asked if he thought Barack Obama would save him if he were drowning. Obama is a "decent and quite courageous person," Putin also said.
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What to Know About the Pot Industry

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Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Comedian Whoopi Goldberg wrote about her use of marijuana to treat glaucoma-related pain in her first column for The Cannabist — The Denver Post's weed-focused website — on Thursday, NBC News reported. Goldberg is a longtime supporter of marijuana and debuted as a columnist for The Cannabist this week. In her column she touted the benefits of vaporizing the drug, which she said has "changed my life." The column comes ahead of the pot-themed holiday 4/20 and on the heels of a study released this week which warns young marijuana users that the drug can have an impact on brain development. Read »
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Woman Pinned by Pickup in Grocery Store Crash

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Fla. Boy Electrocuted in Swimming Pool Laid to Rest

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Armed Robbers Storm NJ Scrap Metal Yard, Tie Up Hostages, Shoot at Cops

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Oakland Woman Died of Overdose at Coachella: Coroner

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Diplomacy DOA: Russia's Deal on Ukraine in Doubt

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