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MH370 search, object of interest found


MH370 search: Object likely not 'of use'

A metal object that washed ashore far from the area where investigators are looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is "not likely to be of use" in the search for the missing plane, a top Australian official said.

"Analysis of the photos is enough…

Apple store in mall

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Apple shares soar on increased buyback

Shares of Apple soared 8 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after upping its share buyback and dividend. The company also handily beat Wall Street's profit and sales estimates for the past quarter.

Bradley Manning

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Judge grants Chelsea Manning name change

Bradley Edward Manning is no more.

A Kansas judge on Wednesday granted the former Army intelligence analyst's request to formally be known as Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

"I've been working for months for this change, and waiting for years," she said…

Jail cell, prison


More drug offenders eligible for clemency

More federal prisoners serving sentences for non-violent crimes can apply for clemency after the Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday.

Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced that the department would broaden the criteria for…

Flight 370 families


Refrain of passengers' families: Release data

As reports about an "object of interest" raised hopes Wednesday in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, passengers' relatives again demanded authorities release data so outside experts can analyze it.

San Jose to Maui


Teen stowaway signals 'big security breach'

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop aboard the bottom of a plane?

That's the question many are asking after a 15-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San…

Hawaiian Airlines stowaway


Stowaway jumped fence 6 hours before takeoff

A teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the wheel well of a jetliner is recovering at a Hawaii hospital, a state health official said.

Once he's ready to go home to California, he'll have access to counselors and psychologists,…

Pope Francis

Vatican TV

Pope stirs Communion debate with call to woman

Pope Francis called an Argentine woman married to a divorced man and reportedly told her that she could receive the sacrament of Communion.



Facebook profit triples on mobile growth

Facebook has figured out mobile. The social networking giant said Wednesday that mobile ads accounted for 59 percent of its advertising revenue in the first three months of the year, up from 30 percent a year prior.

South Korea ferry search

South Korea Joint Task Force

Authorities search ferry owner's offices

South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.