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National & World Captain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested(New) Captain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested(Photo Gallery)
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.
National & World US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline
The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, indefinitely extending its review of the project.
National & World Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry arrested Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry arrested(Photo Gallery)
The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday.
National & World South Sudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base
An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. Peacekeepers were forced to open fire, amid rampaging violence that killed at least 12 people, officials there said.