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Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

Another Sherpa guide died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

It is the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said. Three others are missing, said Madhu Suda...

South Korea families wait

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Divers make new attempt to recover bodies

Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage.

The ferry sank Wednesday, leaving at least 32 people dead and more than 270 missing. It was heade...

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CNN

Official: Search to be completed in a week

The underwater drone scanning for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 should complete its task within the next week, as the search for the plane intensifies, a government official said Saturday.

"Today and tomorrow, it's imperative that we focus be...

Ukraine-Russia unrest

CNN

No move by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk dug in for another day Saturday in defiance of an international deal aimed at helping resolve a crisis that has threatened to devolve into civil war.

So far, the separatists have rejected ...

Mastodon tooth

HEIDI STOLL

Nine-year-old steps on ancient mastodon tooth

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.

A 9-year-old Michigan boy stumbled across something -- literally -- that, it tu...

Denver Delta jet

Daryl Orr/KDVR

FBI questions passengers on Delta flight

The FBI questioned passengers from a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver on Friday after a potential security threat.

"The majority of the Delta Flight 1500 passengers have been allowed to claim their luggage and continue with their travel pl...

South Sudan map

CNN

U.N.: 48 killed at South Sudan base

Heavily armed militants staged an attack on a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and seriously injuring dozens more, a U.N. spokesman in the country said Friday.

The attack on ...

Police lights file

Body found could be missing 5-year-old

Massachusetts investigators said Friday they think they have found the remains of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before police were called.

Though positive identification has not been made, Worcester County District Atto...

2013 VMAs - Miley Cyrus blurb

REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Miley Cyrus' U.S. tour dates postponed

The American leg of Miley Cyrus' tour is now officially over, thanks to an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic.

Her representative released a statement Friday indicating that "all remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus 'Bangerz' tour have be...

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