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10 more bodies found inside South Korean ferry

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration caused by strong currents and bad visibility due to inclement weather.

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak.

Serving clients by risking all on Mount Everest

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Sherpas always go first, edging up the deadly flank of Everest while international clients wait for days in the base camp below.

Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.

Hundreds paddle out for surf icon Hobie Alter

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Alter, who died in March at age 80, revolutionized surfing by developing the foam surfboard that was lightweight and maneuverable. He was also credited with bringing masses to the water with his “Hobie Cat” sailboat.

Hometown favorite wants to win Boston, for Boston

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

What would a McConnell-led Senate look like?

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

It’s no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., don’t like one another. They battle regularly over legislation, and their floor fights over arcane but important rules have become must-see entertainment for senatorial insiders.

Baby-poop-color app from Johns Hopkins is aimed at catching infant liver problems early

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Parents of newborns spend a lot of time tending to the poop of their progeny yet are rarely told to watch the color of their newborn’s feces. If it’s trending toward black, red, white or pale yellow, it might be the first sign of the leading cause of liver failure in children.

Official: U.S. preparing to deploy U.S. ground forces to Poland

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Poland and the United States are preparing to announce the deployment of U.S. ground forces to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO’s presence in Central and Eastern Europe in response to events in Ukraine. That was the word from Poland’s defense minister, Tomasz Siemoniak, who visited The Washington Post on Friday after meeting with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon on Thursday.

Nebraska Democrats want GOP candidate to pull ad

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Nebraska Democrats are calling for a Republican candidate for governor to pull a televised campaign ad showing him knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post while criticizing the president’s health care law.