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Nearly 300 missing after boat sinks off S. Korea coast

Frantic rescue efforts are underway in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

pope

April 11, 2014

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for priests who molested children in some of his strongest words on the church's sexual abuse crisis.

jet

April 9, 2014

New pings spark confidence in Malaysia jet search

Australian officials said two new "ping" signals had been detected in the search for Flight MH370.

jet

April 8, 2014

Time running out in search for missing Malaysia jet

A ship that picked up possible "pings" from the black box recorders of a missing jetliner has been unable to detect more signals.

search

April 7, 2014

Australia says new ‘pings’ best lead yet in missing Malaysia jet

An Australian ship has picked up signals consistent with the beacons from aircraft black box recorders.

mh370

April 4, 2014

Hunt for Malaysian plane heads underwater

The search for a missing jet in the seas off Australia heads underwater, as the battery life of the cockpit recorder dwindles.

earthquake

April 2, 2014

Huge earthquake off Chile’s coast triggers tsunami

A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern Chile, triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore.

missing

April 1, 2014

Malaysia releases transcript of last words from missing jet

Malaysian authorities changed their account of the critical last communication from the missing airliner.

robford

March 31, 2014

Fake signs campaign for anyone but Rob Ford

The campaign urges voters to elect anyone else - even fictional candidates - over Rob Ford for Toronto's next mayor.

korea

March 31, 2014

North, South Korea trade artillery rounds into the sea

North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill, prompting the South to fire back.

plane

March 28, 2014

Search for missing Malaysia jet shifts north

An air and sea search for a missing Malaysian passenger jet continues.

jet

March 27, 2014

Weather frustrates hunt for missing Malaysian jet

High winds and icy weather halted the air search for a Malaysian jet presumed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.

pope

March 27, 2014

Obama meets Pope Francis, stresses fight against inequality

The meeting was expected to focus on the fight against poverty.

kimjongun

March 26, 2014

North Korea reportedly mandates ‘Kim Jong Un’ haircuts

The fashion police are alive and well in North Korea and the barbershops are probably pretty busy too.

plane

March 26, 2014

Planes, ships chase leads in missing Malaysian jet mystery

Planes scouring the frigid seas report seeing potential wreckage as the search enters its 18th day.

malaysia

March 25, 2014

Families clash with police, slam Malaysia over lost plane

Angry relatives of passengers clashed with police, accusing Malaysia of "delays and deception."

malaysia

March 24, 2014

Malaysia: ‘All lives lost’ in missing flight MH370

Malaysia say new evidence indicates the missing flight crashed into the Indian Ocean.

pistorius

March 21, 2014

Pistorius to sell home where girlfriend was fatally shot

Oscar Pistorius will sell the luxury Pretoria home in which he shot and killed his girlfriend to pay his legal expenses.

plane

March 21, 2014

Suspected plane debris may have sunk

The international team hunting Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 failed to turn up anything.

malaysia

March 20, 2014

Possible debris off Australia a ‘credible lead’ for missing Malaysia jet

Floating objects in remote seas off Australia are a "credible lead" in the trans-continental hunt for a jetliner missing for 12 days.

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Maine Lawmakers Moving Closer to Adjournment

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Maine lawmakers are quickly wrapping up their short legislative session filled with partisan battles over welfare and Medicaid expansion.

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LePage Signs Bill To Remove Some Highway Signs

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill directing the state to remove or relocate dozens of informational signs along its interstate highways.

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Democrats Make Final Attempt At Medicaid Expansion

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Maine lawmakers will finish their legislative session with a familiar debate: whether to accept federal dollars to provide health care coverage to roughly 70,000 low-income people under the health care law.

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

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The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city