Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero's welcome.
Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with cold water off the southern coast of South Korea, causing fury among families waiting for word of passengers who were mostly high school students.
Robot sub makes first complete search for plane
PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday.
Firetruck rams California eatery; 14 injured
MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Fourteen people were injured, including five firefighters, when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.