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  • The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline.
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  • Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain
  • Prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants for the vessel's captain and two other crew members in the maritime disaster.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • Mount Everest
  • An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides.
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  • Map of 7.5 earthquake in Mexico. (USGS)
  • A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday.
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  • Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
  • Ukraine's foreign minister says the agreement reached in Geneva today will be a "test" to see if Russia really wants to see stability in the region.
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john kerry, national/world
  • Korea ship sinking
  • An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at LAX with hundreds of passengers aboard.
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los angeles, national/world
  • Video showing a teen urinating in a reservoir has forced Oregon officials to flush 38 million gallons of drinking water down the drain.
  • Video showing a teen urinating in a reservoir has forced Oregon officials to flush 38 million gallons of drinking water down the drain.
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crime, water, national/world
  • South Korea ferry disaster.
  • The death toll is expected to rise after a South Korean ferry with nearly 500 passengers aboard flipped on its side and took on water.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • south korea ferry disaster
  • See images of the capsized ferry and rescue effort in South Korea.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • Kayvon Edson.
  • The man arrested in a bomb hoax at the Boston Marathon finish line has been sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation.
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boston bombings, mental health, national/world
  • A member of the bomb squad inspects an object
  • Police say a man was taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line who had a rice cooker in his backpack.
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  • Tributes held on anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Survivors, first-responders and public officials observed a moment of silence on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
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  • Attorney General Eric Holder.
  • The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., to pay tribute.
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  • Charlotte Ponce, 11, waits with her mom Sharon Ponce at Beaumont Childrens Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., April 15, 2014. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press/AP Photo)
  • An 11-year-old girl who was brutally mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby has undergone a groundbreaking surgery.
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animal, national/world
  • Pasenger on Southwest Airlines flight detained.
  • A man was removed from a Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight.
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southwest airlines, national/world
  • American Airlines
  • Police in the Netherlands say they've arrested a teenage girl who's suspected of tweeting a threat against American Airlines.
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  • An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
  • Family members of a boy and his grandfather who were killed at a suburban Kansas City Jewish center say the pair were ambushed.
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shooting, crime, religion, hate crime, guns, violence, national/world
  • Florida woman recovering after bear attack
  • Florida wildlife officials have killed four bears after an attack on a woman in a suburban subdivision.
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animal, animals in peril, national/world
  • A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by systems engineer Cheryl Mierzwa in Quincy, Mass., Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
  • Search crews are sending a robotic submarine to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in hopes of finding the missing Malaysian airliner.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, search and rescue, navy, national/world
  • Pope Francis, center, celebrates a Palm Sunday mass in St. Peters Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
  • Pope Francis tossed aside his prepared homily on Palm Sunday -- instead speaking off-the-cuff to a crowd in St. Peter's Square.
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pope, religion, national/world
  • A crowd gathers at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston for a Sports Illustrated photo shoot before the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • A magazine photo shoot for a cover marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has drawn thousands of people.
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boston bombings, national/world
  • Megan Huntsman said that between 1996 and 2006, she gave birth to at least seven babies at her home and that all but one of them were born alive.
  • A woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children.
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child death, children, crime, murder, parenting, national/world
  • IRS
  • Tax Day tomorrow could be a good day for some folks, but you have to act fast.
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IRS, taxes, national/world
  • An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
  • Two of the three killed in attacks at Jewish-affiliated facilities near Kansas City have been identified as a man and his teen grandson.
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shooting, crime, religion, national/world
  • State officials in Mexico now say at least 36 people are dead after a passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck.
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mexico, crash, fire, national/world
  • Kathleen Sebelius.
  • Outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius is blasting the Obama administration's health care website's launch.
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  • Federal land managers released all 400 head of cattle rounded up Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
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animal, national/world