Skip navigation

4 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Remembering the Extraordinary Gabriel Garcia Marquez

MEXICO CITY -- Even when we saw the end coming, Gabriel Garca Mrquez death still hits you in the gut.

4 minutes ago // MSNBC

world See Your Amazingly Awkward Easter Photos!

TODAYs Tamron Hall and the Orange Room crew get into the Easter spirit by looking at viewer-submitted photos of kids with the Easter Bunny.

4 minutes ago // MSNBC

world South Korea Ferry: Rescued Vice Principal Is Found Hanged

ANSAN, South Korea - A vice principal who was rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry was found hanging from a tree on Friday as loved ones gathered at his school to post messages for hundreds of students missing in the disaster.

4 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Air Force Drone Pilots Are Bummed Out, Overworked: Report

A new report from the Government Accountability Office says the U.S.

4 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Would-Be Hijacker Wielded Toblerone 'Like a Sword,' Court Hears

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.

4 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Depp Impact: The Science Behind 'Transcendence'

In the new science-fiction thriller Transcendence, Johnny Depp uploads his mind to a powerful computer, melding his consciousness with artificial intelligence in a scenario many refer to as the singularity.Far-fetched? Yes, but so is the idea of a brooding Depp as an awkward neuroscientist.

7 minutes ago // UPI

world Pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine refuse to accept Geneva deal

Ananth BaligaDONETSK, Ukraine, April 18 UPI -- Pro-Russian militants have refused to withdraw their occupation of government buildings, threatening the new deal struck in Geneva by Russia and the West.

8 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant for Ferry's Captain

Arrest warrants were issued for the captain and two crew members of the sunken South Korean ferry, as a crew member confirmed that the captain was among the first to abandon the ship.

10 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Guinea's Cabinet Accepts Mining Probe Findings

Guinea's cabinet has voted to accept the findings of a government committee set up to probe the country's mining deals, which last week recommended that BSG Resources and Vale be stripped of their rights to the Simandou iron-ore project.

11 minutes ago // BBC

world One person killed as boat capsizes

One person dies and another is in hospital after a boat capsizes in a river estuary in Devon.

13 minutes ago // ABC

world Ukraine Insurgents Reject Call to Quit Buildings

Pro-Russian insurgents won't leave occupied buildings unless interim Ukrainian govt resigns

14 minutes ago // BBC

world Kim Novak speaks out over jibes

Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.

16 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

KATMANDU, Nepal An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix ropes for other climbers when the avalanche hit just them below Camp 2 at about 6:30 a.m., Nepal Tourism Ministry official Krishna Lamsal said from the base camp where he is monitoring rescue efforts.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world Liverpool trio on PFA award list

Liverpool's Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are among six nominees for the PFA's player of the year award.

22 minutes ago // ABC

world Syrian State TV: 14 People Killed in Car Bomb Near Mosque in Pro-Government District of Homs

Syrian state TV: 14 people killed in car bomb near mosque in pro-government district of Homs

22 minutes ago // Reuters

world Burundi creates reconciliation body that divides public opinion

BUJUMBURA Reuters - Burundi, locked in its worst political crisis since its civil war ended in 2005, has created a reconciliation commission that opposition parties say will shield the ruling party from accountability for past crimes.

25 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Pro-Russian militants continue occupation of goverment buildings in eastern Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine Pro-Russian activists continued their defiant occupation of government buildings across eastern Ukraine on Friday, though some of their leaders said they would surrender weapons and pull back if the Ukrainian security forces also withdrew. &#

25 minutes ago // ABC

world 57-Nation Group Plays Key Ukraine Monitoring Role

57-nation OSCE to play key Ukraine monitoring role in human rights, elections, media freedom

26 minutes ago // Fox News

world 57-nation OSCE to play key Ukraine monitoring role in human rights, elections, media freedom

A team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is going to try to help de-escalate Russian-Ukrainian tensions after the two nations agreed to work on reducing frictions sparked by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

28 minutes ago // Fox News

world British officials looking into killing of 18-year-old in Syria

British officials say they are looking into the death of a British teenager in Syria.

29 minutes ago // CNN

world Mother slaps, forgives son's killer

An Iranian mother slaps and then forgives her 17-year old son's murderer in dramatic scenes at the gallows.

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Top aide to French president resigns

A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.

31 minutes ago // The Guardian

world China finally offers college entrance exam in braille

Directive hailed as important breakthrough in disability rights in country where education and employment discrimination are rife Continue reading...

31 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Kate meets Manly Beach life-savers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.

32 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Nelson Mandela's Rivonia speech anniversary aims to keep history alive

Fifty years on from 'I am prepared to die' declamation, South Africa allows famous holding cell graffiti to disintegrate Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // CNN

world 'Degenerate' art Hitler hated

Christiane Amanpour looks at an exhibit in New York of art the Nazis labeled 'degenerate,' with historian Simon Schama.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

world Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea Reuters - The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 268 missing alive.

33 minutes ago // CNN

world Saudi veteran intel chief quits

Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.

34 minutes ago // CNN

world Witness contradicts Pistorius

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.

35 minutes ago // Time

world Obama Political Guru Helping Britains Labour Party

David Axelrod will advise the British Labour Party during the 2015 election

35 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Peaches Geldof Funeral Set for Easter Monday

A funeral for Peaches Geldof, the British model and TV personality who died at age 25 in early April, will take place on Easter Monday.The service is to be held at St. Mary Magdalene and St. Lawrence Church in Kent, England.

35 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Look, Ma, No Horse! Will Old Timey Car Make It in Central Park?

An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world One killed in microlight crash

A person has died in a microlight crash in Devon, police say.

36 minutes ago // CNN

world The 'degenerate' art that Hitler hated

Christiane Amanpour looks at an exhibit in New York of art the Nazis labeled 'degenerate,' with historian Simon Schama.

37 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world S Korea prosecutors seek ferry captain arrest

Death toll rises as details emerge that captain was not at the helm when ferry capsized.

37 minutes ago // CNN

world The origin of the Ebola virus

CNN's Isa Soares speaks with professor David Heymann, one of the people who first discovered the Ebola virus.