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  • Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87

    Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to its passions, superstition, violence and social inequality, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was 87. …

  • Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

    Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

    Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

    WEST, Texas (AP) — As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion. …

  • Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

    Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

    Associated Press - 21 minutes ago
    Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage operation. …

  • 911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash

    911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash

    Associated Press - 28 minutes ago
    911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash

    ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday, other witnesses described explosions after the fiery wreck that left 10 people dead. …

  • Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    Associated Press - 34 minutes ago
    Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. …