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Vice President's Son Will Run For Governor

Posted: 04/17/2014 - Vice President Joe Biden's eldest son, Beau Biden, said Thursday that he has decided not to seek re-election as Delaware attorney general this year and instead plans to run for governor in 2016.

Putin Hopes No Need To Send Troops Into Ukraine

Posted: 04/17/2014 - Putin expressed hope for a political and diplomatic solution of the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, saying he hopes that he won't have to send Russian troops into eastern Ukraine, which has been engulfed by violent protests against the new authorities in Kiev.

Elderly Man Robs Bank Because He Was Homesick For Prison

Posted: 04/17/2014 - Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank is surprising, though: He was homesick for prison.

At Least Two Dead After Ferry Sinks Off the Coast of South Korea

Updated: 04/16/2014 - Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14, officials said.

Deep Water Thwarts Robot Sub's 1st Search for Jet

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday.

Tributes Planned to Mark Boston Marathon Bombing

Updated: 04/15/2014 - The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.

Authorities say Hate Motivated Kansas Shooting

Updated: 04/14/2014 - Authorities say there is enough evidence to warrant a hate-crimes prosecution in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City.

Russia Tests Obama's Ability to Stop its Advances

Posted: 04/15/2014 - With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.

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Texas Town Honors 15 Killed in Year-ago Explosion

Updated: 9:58 AM - Residents of the small Texas town of West are marking the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion by honoring the 15 victims and holding a moment of silence at the exact time of the fatal blast.

Judge Won't Order Recalled GM Cars to be Parked

Posted: 04/17/2014 - A federal judge in Texas has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of 2 million recalled cars to stop driving their vehicles until their ignition switches are repaired.

State Awards $4.8M to West Recovery Efforts

Posted: 04/16/2014 - State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15.

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