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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

South Korea's coast guard says 9 people confirmed dead in ferry sinking, 287 passengers still missing - @AP

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Boston, MA, US

Boston Fire Department: EMS has treated and transported 8 people, all residents, after fire, reported explosion in Dorchester; 2 elderly in serious condition, 6 others various injuries - @BostonFire

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Sina Weibo

Report: China's microblogging service Weibo prices 16.8 million shares at $17 each in IPO, sources say; fewer shares than expected - @WSJ

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Boston, MA, US

Photo of home in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood where explosion, collapse reported - @BostonFire

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Boston, MA, US

Reports of fire, possible explosion at home in Dorchester neighborhood in Boston, officials say - @WCVB

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China

China stocks track regional gain; Hang Seng Index up 0.4%, Shanghai up 0.2% - @MarketWatch

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Colorado, US

Abortion rights bill spiked by Colorado state Senate Democrats, avoiding debate - @denverpost

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Fire truck crashes into building in Monterey Park, Calif., April 16, 2014

Update: At least 15 people injured in Monterey Park, Calif., fire engine crash; firefighters among injured - @NBCLA

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Joe Biden

Photo: Vice President Biden posts '1st selfie' on Instagram with President Obama

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

South Korean coast guard official says 7 confirmed dead in ferry sinking; number expected to rise as 289 passengers still missing - @AP

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

Photo: South Korea Coast Guard rescuers and Navy divers search for hundreds of missing passengers near capsized ferry - @AFP

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Fire truck crashes into building in Monterey Park, Calif., April 16, 2014

Update: Officials now say only 8 people hurt in Monterey Park, Calif., fire truck crash, down from 14 - @NBCLA

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

Editor's note: Reuters has withdrawn its story quoting a father who said a student on the capsized South Korean ferry sent a text message. The man hadn't seen the text and heard it from someone else, Reuters now says. We have removed the link to Reuters' story. - Stephanie

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Snowstorm in US Midwest, April 16-17, 2014

14.8 inches of snow reported in Darwin, Meeker County, Minn., National Weather Service trained spotter reports - @breakingweather

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markets

Japan's Nikkei Average opens down 0.2% at 14,395.95 - @MarketWatch

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McEwen, Tenn., plant explosion, April 16, 2014

Hospital: 1 man dead after ammunition factory explosion near McEwen, Tenn.; 1 man in critical condition, 2 people in stable condition - @Tennessean

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US lethal injection drug controversy

Texas executes man for fatally stabbing 3 members of a Corpus Christi family 13 years ago; 3rd state inmate put to death with stock of pentobarbital officials won't identify - @AP

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Tour bus, truck collide in Glenn County, Calif., April 2014

Nearly all students injured in Glenn County, Calif., bus crash released from hospitals, officials say; 1 girl remains in fair condition - @LANow

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Guantanamo Sept. 11 case

Lawyers for 5 men charged in Sept. 11 attack file motion seeking to question FBI - @AP

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National Basketball Association

Lamar Odom signs with New York Knicks before season finale against Toronto Raptors; hasn't played this season after DUI charge - @USATODAY

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