Prosecutors asked a court to issue an arrest warrant Friday for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank leaving hundreds missing and feared dead, The Associated Press and Yonhap news agency reported.
MEXICO CITY -- Even when we saw the end coming, Gabriel García Márquez’ death still hits you in the gut.
A half-hour delay in evacuation orders may have trapped hundreds on board the doomed South Korea ferry, according to new details which emerged Friday about how the disaster unfolded.
Prosecutors asked a court to issue an arrest warrant Friday for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank leaving hundreds missing and feared dead, The Associated Press and Korean news agency Yonhap reported Friday.This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.
A passenger armed with only with a Toblerone chocolate bar demanded the jet fly to Sochi so he could watch the Winter Olympics, a court heard.Antti Oskari Manselius, 23, from Finland, also made a false bomb threat on the Feb.
The comb-over, the baseball cap or just the good old-fashioned wig have all been used by men through the ages attempting to battle baldness.
PERTH, Australia -- A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the sea floor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast.
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said Friday they would ignore an agreement reached by the U.S. and Russia telling them to leave occupied government buildings.
LONDON - The crowing announcement that Britain's Labour Party had hired Barack Obama's campaign guru and former adviser David Axelrod to help propel it back to power distilled why it might need the strategist’s help.
An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least 13 people in the mountain's deadliest disaster.NBC News confirmed that all of the dead were Sherpa guides.
At the school where dozens of students were missing and feared dead after the South Korea ferry disaster, emotions ranged from grief to fury Friday as parents anxiously awaited news.
An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
South Korea's coastguard denied that divers had entered a capsized ferry on Friday in a bid to locate any survivors from an accident that appears to have claimed the lives of hundreds of passengers, many of them schoolchildren.
About five climbers are feared buried by an avalanche that swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday and hit a route used to ascent the world's highest peak, officials said.The avalanche hit the area just below Camp 2 around 6:30 a.m.
Colombian author and Nobel winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at age 87.
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicked off his campaign Thursday, asking voters to stand by him in his re-election bid."I owe the people of Toronto a great, great deal of gratitude.
NBC's Eunice Yoon reports that families want more government action in response to the sinking of a South Korean ferry.
On Thursday there was more violence in eastern Ukraine as Presidents Obama and Putin shared very different visions for the country’s future.
The Bluefin robotic submarine finally completed a full pass of the ocean floor after two aborted missions.
Nearly none of the ship’s lifeboats were deployed, authorities said, even though one reportedly carried the captain to safety.
Now more than ever, the world is watching what Vladimir Putin has to say. But his words sometimes have only a casual relationship with reality. The true meaning of the Russian president lies beneath the surface.
Air pockets throughout the Sunken Korean ship may be keeping people alive.
Volunteers worked to make a traditional Guatemalan sawdust carpet in Guatemala City on Thursday.
Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez, known the world over for his world of magical realism in books like "One Hundred Years of Solitude," died in his home in Mexico City at age 87.
Buying a Venetian island might sound like a dream investment. This particular one on the auction block has a nightmarish history.The island of Poveglia, purportedly the most haunted place in the world, is among several properties that Italy is selling at auction to cut its public debt.
ROME – Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a "slave.
Instead of participating in the execution of their son's murderer, the slain man's parents publicly spare the killer in northern Iran.
The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the cover of his religion to hide in plain sight, a prosecutor told jurors in his opening statement Thursday.
A blue search light from a South Korean Coast Guard helicopter illuminates an overturned ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, on Thursday.