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Obama makes Obamacare announcement

REUTERS/Larry Downing

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable Care Act

The number of Americans who signed up for private health insurance in the marketplaces has grown to 8 million, President Barack Obama said Thursday during a rare appearance at the daily White House news conference where he talked about the Affordable Care Act.

Unrest in eastern Ukraine

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Ukraine talks: Call for end to violence

[Breaking news published at 4:02 p.m. ET]

-- "I don't think we can be sure of anything (in the Ukrainian crisis). I think there is the possibility, the prospect, that diplomacy may deescalate the situation," President Barack Obama said Thursday at the...

South Korean ferry sinks, families of missing passengers

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Death toll jumps to 20 in S. Korea ferry disaster

Anguished relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers waited for answers Thursday as rescuers fought bad weather, murky water, darkness and time to find a way deep into the capsized ship.

Authorities believe 276 people -- many of them high scho...



Anti-Jewish fliers in eastern Ukraine blasted

U.S. officials Thursday denounced what one called a "grotesque" leaflet ordering Jews in one eastern Ukrainian city to register with a government office, but the Jewish community there dismissed it as a "provocation."

The fliers were handed out by mas...

Pope Francis washes disabled feet

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Pope Francis washes feet of disabled people

The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbo...

Korean ferry victim text


Desperate passengers sent texts as ferry sank

A passenger describes women screaming in the darkness. A father learns his child is trapped. A son, fearing death, tells his mother he loves her.

Investigators haven't said what caused a South Korean ferry boat carrying hundreds of passengers to capsi...

Victor Barnard

Washington State Patrol

Preacher accused of molesting young girls

Authorities nationwide are searching for a Minnesota minister accused of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct with two young girls while they were members of his church.

Victor Barnard, 52, was last seen in Spokane, Washington, according to a ...

Malaysia transport minister

MH370: Officials await data analysis

A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysian jetliner could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.

Martin Dolan emphasized that the $234 million price t...

Family members of missing ferry passengers


Mother's grief: 'My daughter's in the water'

Through the unrelenting rain, with the biting winds whipping against her tear-stained face, Christine Kim stands on the cold, gray harbor.

"Inside that water," she says, pointing to the choppy waves on the Yellow Sea, "there is my own child."

Kim is a...

Nelson Mandela

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New York Yankees honor Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela will always have a place at Yankee Stadium after the U.S. baseball giants unveiled a plaque in his honor on Wednesday.

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Hundreds missing after South Korean ferry sinks

South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Pope Francis, kids on Popemobile

REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

History of abortion in America

Generic, abortion protester

Jim Young/Reuters

A judge has overturned North Dakota's restrictive abortion law. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

25 greenest cities in America

Electric bus, hybrid, environment

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With Earth Day coming up, find out which 25 cities are considered the "greenest" in America.



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