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Tragedy In California: Truck Hits Bus Full Of Students

Tragedy In California: Truck Hits Bus Full Of Students

A highway in Northern California was turned into an inferno Thursday when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus full of high school students.

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade Deal

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade Deal

In the wake of last year’s revelations about U.S. spying, 85 percent of Germans say they prefer European regulations for data privacy.

‘I Knew It Wouldn’t Be Easy,’ Outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius Says

‘I Knew It Wouldn’t Be Easy,’ Outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius Says

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has borne the brunt of criticism for the troubled rollout of the HealthCare.gov website, said Friday that as she prepares to leave that agency she is thankful to have had the chance to work on “the cause of my life.”

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

In Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, activists who want to align the country more with Russia seized a regional administration building in the center of town last weekend. NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro went inside the building Friday and reports on what it was like:

New Ping In MH370 Search Boosts Optimism Of Finding Aircraft

New Ping In MH370 Search Boosts Optimism Of Finding Aircraft

An Australian plane detected yet another possible signal from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the southern Indian Ocean on Thursday, as searchers said they were feeling more confident that the aircraft’s flight-data recorder would ultimately be found.

‘Will I Survive, Or Will I Die?’ Stabbing Survivor Wondered

‘Will I Survive, Or Will I Die?’ Stabbing Survivor Wondered

Brett Hurt was one of the first of more than 20 people (most of them students) injured when a young man wielding two steak knives began stabbing and slashing at other teens.

‘Stay With Me, Bud,’ Mom Told Baby After Mudslide Trapped Them

‘Stay With Me, Bud,’ Mom Told Baby After Mudslide Trapped Them

The pain, anguish and fear comes through as a young mother who held on to her baby boy as their Oso, Wash., home was swallowed by a mudslide on March 22 describes the harrowing ordeal.

Mon Dieu! No More Work Email At Home For Some French Workers

Mon Dieu! No More Work Email At Home For Some French Workers

French workers already enjoy a 35-hour workweek and at least five weeks of vacation. Now, many of them won’t have to check their work email after 6 p.m.

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’

The killing of three soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, “shakes our soul,” President Obama said on Wednesday.

Google Trains Its Lenses On Cambodia’s Ancient Temples

Google Trains Its Lenses On Cambodia’s Ancient Temples

Google has created a virtual trek through Cambodia’s jungle temples that aims to transport cyber-travelers to a wonder of the ancient world.