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Crowdfund Your Artistic Dreams

Short Cuts: Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian talks about Patreon, a crowdfunding site that lets fans make monthly contributions to help artists.

Walkathon: Jays-Twins Complete One of Craziest Half-Innings Ever

The Twins scored six runs on one hit, eight walks, and three wild pitches in the 8th inning against the Jays as they won 9-5

South Korea Ferry: ‘The Neighborhood Is Like a Funeral Home’

At the school where dozens of students were missing and feared dead after the South Korea ferry disaster, emotions ranged from grief to fury Friday


Inside the Ring of Steel Around the Boston Marathon

BOSTON -- The bombing of the Boston Marathon shocked a nation, bloodied a city and stunned its proud police force.

Recession Not Over for Poor: Families Stretch Food to Last

After Jaime Grimes found out in January that her monthly food stamps would be cut again, this time by $40, the single mother of four

At Least 13 Sherpas Dead as Avalanche Sweeps Mount Everest

An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least 13

Oops! Brits Hire David Axelrod, But Can’t Spell His Name

LONDON - The crowing announcement that Britain's Labour Party had hired Barack Obama's campaign guru and former adviser David Axelrod to help propel it back

Robo-Sub Goes Deeper Than Ever but Still No Sign of MH370

PERTH, Australia -- A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the sea floor for any

Air Force Drone Pilots Are Bummed Out, Overworked: Report

Today’s Air Force drone pilots are overworked and stressed. They guide the unmanned aircraft over places like Afghanistan from bases thousands of miles away in

Separatists in Ukraine Ignore U.S.-Russia Deal: Report

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said Friday they would ignore an agreement reached by the U.S. and Russia telling them to leave occupied government buildings.

South Korea Ferry: Rescued Vice Principal Is Found Hanged

ANSAN, South Korea - A high school vice principal who was rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry was found hanging from a tree on

Kate Suggests Alpaca Toupee For Prince William’s Bald Spot

The comb-over, the baseball cap or just the good old-fashioned wig have all been used by men through the ages attempting to battle baldness.

South Korea Ferry: Authorities Seek Arrest Warrant for Captain

Prosecutors asked a court to issue an arrest warrant Friday for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank leaving hundreds missing and feared

12 people dead in Everest avalanche

A group of about 50 people, mostly Nepali Sherpas, were hit by the avalanche at more than 20,000 feet, just above base camp in the

Ukraine-Russia deal met with defiance

Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the West may have agreed to steps to easing the crisis in Ukraine -- but Friday will be the first

Chances of survival

As rescuers take on the daunting task of finding survivors, family members of the missing passengers are pinning their slim hopes on floundering air pockets

Inside a ship simulator

Randy Kaye goes inside a ship simulator to examine what happened right before the South Korean ferry capsized.

Seaborne cranes called in

With difficult weather conditions conspiring against rescue efforts and frustrated, angry relatives accosting officials at Jindo port, chances of finding survivors from the Sewol ferry

Misinformation fuels frustration

First they said all passengers from the sunken South Korean ferry were rescued. Then they backtracked.

300+ students were on board the ship

Police believe he hanged himself with a belt. Rescuers, meanwhile, breached the submerged ferry's hull, but rough waters forced them out.

Third Officer ‘At the Helm’ of Sinking Ferry: Official

South Korea's coastguard denied that divers had entered a capsized ferry on Friday in a bid to locate any survivors from an accident that appears

At Least Five Believed Buried as Avalanche Sweeps Everest

About five climbers are feared buried by an avalanche that swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday and hit a route used to ascent

West Mayor Moved to Tears by Emotional Song

During a live on-air performance, West Mayor Tommy Muska became emotional after hearing the song "Still Around West" performed live for the first time.

At Least Six Dead, Nine Missing After Avalanche Sweeps Everest

An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese

Yankees Turn Triple Play in Win Over Tampa Bay

The Yankees turned the first triple play of the season, of the 5-4-3 variety, in a 10-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays

This Just In! 80 Years of Newsreels Now Free To Watch on YouTube

Before YouTube, before the Internet, before even TV, the way people got their news presented visually was through newsreels shown at movie theaters. Now British

Son Tweets Crag Sager Is Fighting Acute Leukemia

Craig Sager’s son tweeted that his dad, the always-colorful NBA sideline reporter, is fighting acute leukemia and will start treatment Friday.

Son Tweets Craig Sager Is Fighting Acute Leukemia

Craig Sager’s son tweeted that his dad, the always-colorful NBA sideline reporter, is fighting acute leukemia and will start treatment Friday.

Triple OT Thriller! Game 1 of Blues-Blackhawks Lives Up to Hype

The longest game in St. Louis Blues franchise history might just mark one of their biggest wins in decades.

Killer Instinct: San Jose Sharks Go On Attack, Defeat L.A. Kings

The Sharks jumped out to a five-goal lead at the end of two periods before the Kings made it interesting.

Avalanche Looked Buried vs. Wild, Then Stastny Took Charge

Paul Stastny had the game-tying and game-winning goals for Colorado as the Avalanche completed a comeback over the Minnesota Wild in Game 1.

Baby Dies in Car After Dad Forgets to Drop Him at Babysitter’s

Police are investigating the death of a 9-month-old baby after they said the father forgot to drop him off at the babysitter's before he went

Cheo Feliciano

Puerto Rican salsa legend Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of the genre, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police

Kepler-186f

It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.

Mount Everest

Nine Sherpa guides were killed and three others were seriously injured Friday after a high-altitude avalanche on Mt. Everest, officials said.

Ferry sinks

As divers raced to reach hundreds of people believed to be inside a sunken ferry boat, the death toll from the disaster rose to 28

Base camp to the summit

Art from Everest’s trash

'Mountain' of art

Photos: First Everest ascent

9 people dead in Mount Everest avalanche

A group of about 50 people, mostly Nepali Sherpas, were hit by the avalanche at more than 20,000 feet, according an official. The avalanche took











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