Hundreds missing in South Korea ferry disaster NBC News: Hundreds of people remain missing after a large passenger ferry capsized and is sinking off the coast of South Korea, officials say.
Police detonate bags left at Boston Marathon finish line NBC News: Police evacuated the block surrounding the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday after a man dropped two bags in the area. As a precaution, a bomb squad detonated the bags after using a remote-controlled robot to examine one.
NYPD abandons program that spied on Muslim neighborhoods The New York Times: The New York Police Department said it has abandoned a program that sent plainclothes detectives to eavesdrop on conversations in Muslim neighborhoods. The decision by the nation’s largest police force to shutter the surveillance program represents the first sign that William J.
Boston honors marathon bombing victims NBC News: A year after two explosions and the events after killed 4 and injured more than 260 in Boston, mourners gathered at the bombing sites to remember the victims and give thanks to the first responders and average citizens who aided rescue efforts.
Sky gazers see the red side of the moon CNN:Sky gazers were treated to a view of the red side of the moon overnight as refracted sunlight during a total lunar eclipse produced a reddish hue known as a ‘blood moon’ Photo: The moon takes on a deep red color in a view captured from the Mount Lemmon Sky Center (UA Mt.
Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine Associated Press: The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of the Indian Ocean less than half way through its first hunt for wreckage and the black boxes, authorities said on Tuesday.
USA TODAY: The Guardian and The Washington Post both won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday in the public service category for their coverage of the NSA.
Olympic great Michael Phelps to end retirement Baltimore Sun: 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps is ending his retirement and will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at an Arizona meet on April 24-26.
Pakistan police re-arrest cannibal after fears he ate child BBC News:Police in Pakistan have re-arrested a man who previously admitted to cannibalism on suspicion of eating a young child.
Bubba Watson wins a second Masters, finishing 8 below par CBSSports: Bubba Watson overpowered the course over the final nine holes after going out in a super impressive 33 on the first nine.
Foreigners take part in North Korea’s marathon AP: North Korea’s annual marathon opened to foreign amateur runners for the first time on Sunday, as runners from 27 different countries took part.
Major earthquake hits off the Solomon Islands BBC News: A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit off the south coast of the Solomon Islands, in the second major earthquake near the country in 24 hours Photo: Map from USGS showing location of earthquake.
Forest fire burns through neighborhoods in Valparaiso, Chile Reuters: A forest fire burned more than 100 homes in Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday.
Computer outage at space station may force spacewalk AP: A computer outage at the International Space Station may require astronauts to complete a spacewalk and delay next week’s launch of a supply ship next week.
Report: NSA used Heartbleed bug to gather intelligence: Bloomberg News: The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said.
NATO supreme headquarters released a series of satellite images overnight reportedly showing a potentially ‘destablizing’ build-up of Russian armored vehicles and aircraft near the Ukrainian border.
9 dead after tour bus, truck collide in Northern California NBC Bay Area: At least nine people are dead and dozens injured after a charter bus and FedEx semi-truck collided on a highway in Glenn County, Calif.
Report: Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to resign The New York Times reports U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will resign on Friday, officials said. The resignation ends a five-year tenure that was plagued by the disastrous rollout of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick being investigated by Miami police NBC Bay Area: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, along with a teammate and a Seattle Seahawks player, is being investigated by Miami police.
1st Round of The Masters gets underway The 1st round of the 2014 Masters Tournament is underway. Alert the topic in the free Breaking News app for more or mute it to skip coverage.