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Robotic Sub's Search for MH370 Foiled by 'Technical Issue'

13 hours 57 min ago
A robotic submarine searching for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet resurfaced early for the second time in two days on Wednesday.Officials blamed a “technical issue” for Bluefin-21's premature return from the deep off Australia's west coast.






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KNOW IT ALL: Wednesday's Top Stories at NBC News

13 hours 57 min ago
Good morning, and happy Wednesday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Ferry capsizes off South Korea, hundreds still missingA ferry carrying nearly 300 people, mostly high school students, sunk as it traveled to the southern tourist island of Jeju.
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Break Out the Tissues: 'Parenthood' Season Finale Is Here

14 hours 28 min ago

It's been a season of change for the Bravermans on "Parenthood." But one thing remains the same--the season finale is sure to make viewers cry.








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South Korea Ferry Carrying Hundreds of Students Sinks

14 hours 28 min ago
Almost 300 people were unaccounted for Wednesday after a ferry mainly carrying students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea's coast.Four deaths were confirmed.






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Caught on Film: Passengers Saved From Sinking Ship

14 hours 44 min ago

A camera mounted on a rescuer's helmet shows passengers on a stricken South Korean ferry scrambling aboard a rescue boat.








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South Korean Ferry Carrying Hundreds of Students Sinks

14 hours 44 min ago
Almost 300 people were unaccounted for Wednesday after a ferry mainly carrying students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea's coast.Three deaths were confirmed.






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Vladimir Putin is Building 'New Berlin Wall': Ukraine PM

14 hours 59 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin is building a "new Berlin Wall" that will trigger a return to the Cold War era, Ukraine's Western-backed prime minister said Wednesday.






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South Korea Ferry Survivor: Rushing Water Trapped Passengers

15 hours 15 min ago
Many passengers aboard the sunken South Korea ferry were trapped inside by rushing water when the vessel tilted, one of the tearful survivors said Wednesday.Kim Seong-mok told YTN television that he heard the vessel crash into something.






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Ship Capsizes, Starts to Slip Under Waves

15 hours 15 min ago

A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people was left almost totally submerged after it capsized off the coast of South Korea.








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Former Komen Honcho Faces New Flap in Senate Bid

15 hours 30 min ago
In the battle for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, one candidate is getting schooled in what not to say.The drama started with a diss: Republican candidate David Perdue knocked Republican rival Karen Handel for not having a college degree. "There's a high school graduate in this race, OK?






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Mid-April Freeze to Chill Millions as Far South as Louisiana

15 hours 30 min ago
An unusual cold snap will have people as far south as Louisiana reaching for their winter coats Wednesday.A mass of cold air that saw temperatures in the Plains plummet below freezing Tuesday has now shifted east and will hang over a large area of the inland U.S.






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Hundreds Missing as South Korea Ferry Carrying Students Sinks

15 hours 30 min ago
Almost 300 people were unaccounted for Wednesday after a ferry mainly carrying students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea's coast.Three deaths were confirmed.






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Snapshot: Hate Crime in America, by the Numbers

15 hours 46 min ago
Hate crime and the toxic ideology spread by groups that traffic in the language of racial, sexual or religious superiority are again drawing attention in the wake of Sunday’s deadly attack outside two Jewish centers in Kansas.But who are these groups and what are they trying to achieve?






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Panthers Win Lottery, Will Pick First Overall in NHL Draft

16 hours 32 min ago

This will mark the second time in Panthers history that they’ve selected first overall. In 1994, the club took Ed Jovanovski.








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Halo Heroics Undone as A's Rally to Win in 11 Innings

16 hours 32 min ago

The A's overcame Mike Trout's tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.








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Choppers Rescue Passengers From Capsized Ferry

16 hours 32 min ago

Stranded passengers are rescued by helicopter after a large ferry capsizes off South Korea.








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South Korea Ferry Sinking: U.S. Navy Ship to Join Rescue Effort

17 hours 19 min ago
A U.S. Navy ship joined the rescue effort to find hundreds of passengers missing after a ferry capsized and sank off South Korea Wednesday, military officials said.The amphibious assault ship U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) was on routine patrol west of the Korean Peninsula when the vessel sank.






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Kansas Jewish Center Shootings Reveal New Dangers of 'Lone Wolves'

17 hours 19 min ago
“Hate groups” that call for discrimination or violence based on race, religion or sexual orientation are rightly considered dangerous, but it is the “lone wolf” attacker inspired by their venomous messages that poses the greatest threat of mayhem, experts say.






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Almost 300 Missing as Ferry Capsizes Off South Korea's Coast

17 hours 19 min ago
Almost 300 people were unaccounted for early Wednesday after a ferry capsized and sank off South Korea's coast, killing at least two people.One rescued passenger told The Associated Press he believed that many people had been trapped inside the ship when it sank.






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Miley Cyrus Is Hospitalized, Cancels Kansas City Concert

17 hours 50 min ago
Miley Cyrus was hospitalized Tuesday for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics, and has canceled her planned Kansas City, Mo. concert.Cyrus tweeted about her disappointment, saying "Kansas I promise I'm as (broken-hearted) as you are. I wanted so badly 2 b there 2night.






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