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Quotations in the News

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

"I am sorry to the people of South Korea for causing a disturbance and I bow my head in apology to the families of the victims. I gave instructions on the route, then briefly went to the bedroom when it happened." — Lee Joon-seok, 68, the captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead.

Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

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.

Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.

Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.

4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.

2 charged in Montrose County motorcycle death

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Two men face charges in the death of a motorcyclist who ran into a rope and chain the men had allegedly stretched across a southwestern Colorado highway to retrieve an elk carcass, authorities said Friday.

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeaways

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:

Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said.

Flyaway owl found, hungry but safe

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Officials at a Tacoma, Wash., zoo say a trained Eurasian eagle owl that got spooked and flew off into a nearby park has been spotted and captured.

NY judge upholds charges against financier's kin

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder, though she noted that two charges have flaws that the government must fix.

Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community.

Officials probe potential threat on Delta flight

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.

Autopsies done on 7 Utah babies found in garage

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.

APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.

Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading.

Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.

A look inside the Clinton White House

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Glimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in documents released Friday:

AP Photos: Latam Catholics pay tribute to Christ

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation.