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  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:37 am
  • PERTH, Australia - A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

  • Group looks to help stranded I-81 motorists 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:30 am
  • MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Everyone thinks John G. "JG" Bartley has a great idea - a mobile comfort station that could be used during traffic jams on Interstate 81, during large structure fires and disasters - but wonders why someone hasn't thought of it before.

  • Transcript of SKorea ship sinking: 'We can't move' 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:29 am
  • JINDO, South Korea - The following is a portion of the transcript released Sunday by the South Korean coast guard of the conversation between the ferry that sank Wednesday and the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jindo island. The ferry Sewol issued its distress call to another VTS center before these communications began. The Associated Press translated the transcript from Korean. The names of other ships included in the transcript are omitted at the request of South Korean authorities.

  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:53 am
  • JINDO, South Korea - A transcript released Sunday shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possibly adding to a death toll that is officially at 58 but could eventually exceed 300.

  • Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:28 am
  • MOKPO, South Korea - It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?

  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 5:29 am
  • JINDO, South Korea - A transcript released Sunday of communications with the South Korean ferry that sank details crippling confusion and indecision, with a crew member questioning whether an evacuation was the right move well after the ship began listing dangerously.

  • SF officer injured in crash with robbery suspects 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:49 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco police officer was injured after his patrol car collided with a vehicle driven by armed robbery suspects at the end of a chase.

  • Santa Fe bicyclist fatally struck by train 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:08 am
  • SANTA FE, New Mexico - Police in Santa Fe say a 60-year-old woman riding her bicycle has died after being hit by a train.

  • 1 dead after boat strikes bridge on Calif. river 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:01 pm
  • BRENTWOOD, California - Authorities say a man participating in a fishing competition was killed after a boat he was riding in struck a bridge on a Northern California river.

  • Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.

  • Man arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:26 pm
  • THORNTON, Colorado - Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Thornton.

  • 5-vehicle highway crash leaves 1 dead, 1 injured 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:22 pm
  • OLD BRIDGE, New Jersey - One person was killed and another was injured in a central New Jersey crash that involved five vehicles.

  • Small plane crashes in Michigan field, killing 2 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:07 pm
  • VENICE TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities say a small plane crashed in a Michigan farm field, killing the pilot and his passenger.

  • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:01 pm
  • NEW YORK - A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired.

  • Texting-and-driving ban may still fail after Perry 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 4:49 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Repeated efforts to implement a statewide ban on texting while driving in Texas may continue to fail even after Gov. Rick Perry leaves office next year.

  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 4:47 pm
  • DETROIT - General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.

  • Drone in Yemen kills at least 9 al-Qaida members 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:44 pm
  • SANAA, Yemen - A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.

  • Crash kills 2 in western Kansas 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:40 pm
  • HAYS, Kansas - Two people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in western Kansas.

  • Denver police investigating fatal hit-and-run 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:01 pm
  • DENVER - Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 25 in Denver.

  • Woman killed when car crashed into her house 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:31 pm
  • SARASOTA, Florida - Police say a 62-year-old Sarasota woman was killed early Saturday when another woman drove a car into the side of her home.

  • 1 killed in wreck involving Anderson Co. deputy 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:25 pm
  • ANDERSON, South Carolina - The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says one of its deputies has been involved in a wreck that killed a person in another vehicle.

  • Police: 1 dead after Anne Arundel boating accident 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:01 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Authorities are investigating after a man died while boating in Anne Arundel County.

  • Melville man dies in St. Landry accident 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:40 pm
  • OPELOUSAS, Louisiana - A 27-year-old Melville man has died in a St. Landry Parish highway accident.

  • Death toll from Va. Beach crash doubles to 4 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:31 pm
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Two more people have died from injuries suffered in a car crash in Virginia Beach, increasing the toll to four.

  • Bicyclist seriously injured in crash with tractor 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:19 pm
  • AKRON, Pennsylvania - A bicyclist is being treated for significant injuries after crashing head-on into a tractor during a race on a country road in south-central Pennsylvania.