Sea Disaster

Captain of Sunken South Korean Ferry, 2 Crew Arrested


The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred. Read more...
Labor Report

March Unemployment Edges Up Slightly in Fla.


The jobless rate in March hit 6-point-3 percent... one tenth of a point higher than February. The numbers were viewed as a positive sign that more people are seeking to re-enter the workforce as the economy improves. Read more...
Virus?

Obamacare Users Urged to Change Passwords


After a review of the government's vulnerability to the heartbleed Internet security bug, officials are concerned enough to ask Obamacare users to change their passwords. Administration officials say it's just a precaution and there is no indication that the healthcare.gov site has been compromised. Read more...
More Delay

US Extends Keystone Review as Pipeline Supporters Cry Foul


The State Department says it needs more time to review the millions of public comments about the Keystone XL pipeline project, citing uncertainty about the route’s direction through Nebraska. Pipeline supporters say the administration is coddling environmentalists until after the 2014 midterm elections. Read more...
Unrest

Ukraine Suspends 'Anti-Terrorist Operation'


Ukraine, citing the Easter holidays and Geneva Agreement as the reason, suspended the "active stage" of its "anti-terrorist operation" in the eastern part of its country. Read more...