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  • South Korean ferry rescue efforts failing to find survivors

    South Korean ferry rescue efforts failing to find survivors
    SEOUL — Divers struggled against strong currents and murky waters Friday morning in an effort to locate 271 people reported missing after a ferry sank off South Korea’s southwestern coast.
  • Enlisted sailor charged in widening Navy bribery case

    Enlisted sailor charged in widening Navy bribery case
      SAN DIEGO -- An enlisted sailor has been charged in the Navy bribery case in which two officers have already been charged with helping a Singapore businessman secure lucrative contracts to service Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Petty Officer...

    Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap

    Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap
    BEIJING — In June 2012, China reveled in a major scientific achievement: The nation's first manned deep-sea submersible, the Jiaolong, had dived more than 4.3 miles into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. The feat, state-run media said, put...

    India's renowned education system has a flip side: Ingrained cheating

    India's renowned education system has a flip side: Ingrained cheating
    MUMBAI, India — The voice that answers the number posted on the online ad is polished, confident: No one will suspect anything, he says. The gadget has never failed. A college senior, he sounds younger on the phone but assures the caller that he...

    As anger builds, Irvine official drops plan to bond city with Vietnam

    As anger builds, Irvine official drops plan to bond city with Vietnam
    Of all the places in the world, why did Larry Agran have to choose Vietnam? That’s what local Vietnamese Americans wondered after learning the longtime Irvine councilman hoped to forge a relationship between the master-planned community and Nha...