The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives.
- Doomed South Korean ferry's slow evacuation probed
- Mt. Everest avalanche kills 12
- Search for Malaysia jet refocuses on drone scans of sea floor
- Snowden is surprise guest on Putin phone-in
- Divers struggle in search for South Korean ferry survivors
- Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
- Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid to compel General Motors Co to tell customers to stop driving millions of cars that have been recalled for defective ignition switches.
- Judge: No 'park it now' order for GM cars
- U.S. jobless claims hover near pre-recession levels
- Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants
- GM seeks court protection against ignition lawsuits
- U.S. consumer inflation rises on higher food, rental housing costs
- BMW To Recall More Than 156,000 Vehicles In US
- U.S. Jobless Claims Near Seven-Year Low
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates autism affects roughly 1.2 million Americans under 21, which is a 30 percent increase in just two years.
- US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children
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- Ebola outbreak in W. African nations
- WHO: 5 percent of calories should be from sugar
- Roche drug cuts asthma attacks, improves lung function
- US proposes major update to food labels in bid to combat obesity
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Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse, in which the moon could be seen in an orange or red glow.
- Sky-watchers see "blood moon" in total lunar eclipse
- Facebook buying virtual-reality company for $2B
- Scientists say global warming to go on for centuries
- Scientists announce new dinosaur name
- Google releases Android-operated smartwatch
- Google, Viacom settle landmark YouTube lawsuit
- Nobel laureate calls handling of stem cell research data "sloppy"
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