South Korean ferry rescue efforts failing to find survivors

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South Korean officials say 271 passengers remain missing, and the death toll has reached 25. Divers struggle against strong currents to find victims.

Suspect held in Kansas City freeway shootings

The arrest is the biggest development in the case since a series of shootings began last month. None of the attacks has been fatal, but they have set motorists on edge.

Probe of GPS monitoring of suspected serial killers sought

California Senate leader Darrell Steinberg reacts after two men wearing GPS devices and under parole supervision are accused of raping and killing four women.

Immigration officials raise the bar on asylum interview process

New guidelines say only those with a 'significant' chance of winning asylum should be admitted. Others are to be turned away. The action comes after a surge in requests.

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Chelsea's announcement adds to conjecture about whether Hillary Rodham Clinton will run.

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