National & International Newsin partnership with
The day’s top national and international news
25 minutes ago

"I Am Sorry": Ferry Captain Explains Delay in Evacuation

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank, leaving hundreds missing, apologized Saturday as he was taken to jail in handcuffs, NBC News reported. Lee Joon-seok, who has been charged with abandoning ship, defended his delay in ordering an evacuation, saying he feared passengers would drown in the water if they left the ship because rescue boats had not yet made it to the area. A senior prosecutor told reporters that one of the officers who was steering the ship was navigating the area's waters for the first time. Read »
8 minutes ago

Underwater Hunt for Missing Jet to Be "Intensified"

3 hours ago

For Everest Sherpa Guides, Death Is Always Close

6 minutes ago

Putin Plays Risky Game With Ukraine: Ex-Analyst

3 hours ago

30 Years for Heroin Dealer Connected to 3 Deaths

21 minutes ago Website Flagged in Heartbleed Review

3 hours ago

Los Angeles E-Cigarette Ban Takes Effect

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:05 PM

I think he would do it.  

— Russian President Vladimir Putin Asked if he thought Barack Obama would save him if he were drowning. Obama is a "decent and quite courageous person," Putin also said.
5 minutes ago

What to Know About the Pot Industry

3 hours ago

Woman Pinned by Pickup in Grocery Store Crash

3 hours ago

Fla. Boy Electrocuted in Swimming Pool Laid to Rest

8 minutes ago

Armed Robbers Storm NJ Scrap Yard, Tie Up Hostages, Shoot at Cops

3 hours ago

Oakland Woman Died of Overdose at Coachella: Coroner

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Diplomacy DOA: Russia's Deal on Ukraine in Doubt

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 at 1:10 AM

Clinton Docs Offer Glimpse Into Failed Health Care Fight

Photos & Videos