South Korean coastguards and navy divers resumed their search for 290 people still missing after a ferry capsized in what could be the country's worst maritime disaster in over 20 years.
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- 20 killed in new Nigeria attack
- Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles crossing from Syria
- Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil
- Algerian election faces disaffected populace
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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
- U.S. jobless claims hover near pre-recession levels
- Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants
- GM seeks court protection against ignition lawsuits
- U.S. consumer inflation rises on higher food, rental housing costs
- BMW To Recall More Than 156,000 Vehicles In US
- U.S. Jobless Claims Near Seven-Year Low
- US employers add 192K jobs; rate stays at 6.7 pct.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates autism affects roughly 1.2 million Americans under 21, which is a 30 percent increase in just two years.
- US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children
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- WHO: 5 percent of calories should be from sugar
- Roche drug cuts asthma attacks, improves lung function
- US proposes major update to food labels in bid to combat obesity
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Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse, in which the moon could be seen in an orange or red glow.
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- Scientists say global warming to go on for centuries
- Scientists announce new dinosaur name
- Google releases Android-operated smartwatch
- Google, Viacom settle landmark YouTube lawsuit
- Nobel laureate calls handling of stem cell research data "sloppy"
A year after a double blast killed three and maimed hundreds, Boston is proving that the city is indeed strong. Despite the terror threat there, Boston and it's big upcoming race are thriving. Ebru's Kyle Schmoyer reports from where the marathon will take place.
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