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BEIJING (AP) — 10:30 a.m. (0230GMT) State broadcaster CCTV said search teams heard sounds coming from within the capsized cruise ship more than 12 hours after it flipped over in the Yangtze River on Monday night, and were trying to confirm whether they were from survivors...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of the virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East. South Korea has reported 24 cases of the disease...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman at the center of a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm filed an appeal on Monday of a jury verdict against her. Alan Exelrod, an attorney for plaintiff Ellen Pao, filed the two-page notice of appeal...
Dozens of health insurers say higher-than-expected care costs and other expenses blindsided them this year, and they're going to have to hike premiums for individual policies well-beyond 10 percent for 2016. The proposed double-digit hikes would apply to plans sold on the health...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the country...
BEIJING (AP) — 7:40 am (0040 GMT) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is on his way to the accident site where a passenger ship carrying more than 450 sank on the Yangtze River. Only a small number of survivors have been found so far, including the captain and chief engineer, who said...
BEIJING (AP) — A small cruise ship carrying more than 450 people sank overnight in the Yangtze River during a storm in southern China, and eight people have been rescued, the state broadcaster CCTV reported Tuesday. Rescue work was underway but low visibility due to fog was...
BEIJING (AP) — A passenger ship carrying 444 people sank overnight in the Yangtze River in southern China, and seven people have been rescued, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday. Further rescue work was under way, Xinhua said. The boat was going from Nanjing to the...
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are trying to save time by speeding up a part of flying that creates delays even before the plane leaves the gate: the boarding process. This summer travel season, Delta plans to preload carry-on bags above passengers' seats on some flights. Southwest...