S. Korean ferry passengers told to stay put as ship sank

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Ferry’s captain and two crew members are arrested as search and rescue operations continue.

Families of S. Korean ferry passengers await news

Families of S. Korean ferry passengers await news

Distraught family members of missing ferry passengers urged authorities to find their loved ones, as the search continued for 268 people.

At least 12 killed, 4 missing in Mount Everest avalanche

At least 12 killed, 4 missing in Mount Everest avalanche

Sherpa guides buried by avalanche as they set up routes and ropes for climbers early Friday.

A royal embarrassment? Australia brings back knights and dames.

A royal embarrassment? Australia brings back knights and dames.

Critics say the revival of knights and dames is a royal embarrassment at a time of fiscal strain.

Emergency workers find bodies near capsized ferry

Emergency workers find bodies near capsized ferry

Sixteen bodies have been found near the South Korean vessel, and nearly 300 people are still missing.

China aims to purge Internet of porn, rumors

China aims to purge Internet of porn, rumors

Critics say the Communist Party’s “clean sky” campaign aims to silence grass-roots voices online and dissent.