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Relatives whose children are still missing in Ship Sewol gather at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probedProbe into South Korea ferry focuses on sharp turn, captain's actions and slow evacuation
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
In this artist's concept provided by NASA the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft is seen orbiting the moon as it prepares to fire its maneuvering thrusters to maintain a safe orbital altitude. NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday April 18, 2014 that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon. (AP Photo/NASA, Dana Berry) Credit: NASA Ames / Dana Berry ----- What is LADEE? The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is designed to study the Moon's thin exosphere and the lunar dust environment. An "exosphere" is an atmosphere that is so thin and tenuous that molecules don't collide with each other. Studying the Moon's exosphere will help scientists understand other planetary bodies with exospheres too, like Mercury and some of Jupiter's bigger moons. The orbiter will determine the density, composition and temporal and spatial variability of the Moon's exosphere to help us understand where the species in the exosphere come from and the role of the solar wind, lunar surface and interior, and meteoric infall as sources. The mission will also examine the density and temporal and spatial variability of dust particles that may get lofted into the atmosphere. The mission also will test several new technologies, including a modular spacecraft bus that may reduce the cost of future deep space missions and demonstrate two-way high rate laser communication for the first time from the Moon. LADEE now is ready to launch when the window opens on Sept. 6, 2013.  Read more: http://www.nasa.gov/ladee <b><a href="http://www.nasa.gov/audience/formedia/features/MP_Photo_Guidelines.html"rel="nofollow">NASA image use policy.</a></b> <b><a href="http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html" rel="nofollow">NASA Goddard Space Flight Center</a></b> enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a lea
NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes downNASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes into lunar surface early, likely vaporized
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
This image released by Adult Swim shows characters, from left, Riley Granddad and Huey in a scene from the "Breaking Granddad" episode of the animated series "The Boondocks," airing Monday, April 21 on Adult Swim.  (AP Photo/Adult Swim)
'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' seasonBold animated series 'The Boondocks' returns for its final 'offensive' season on Adult Swim
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problemMazda recalling 109,000 older Tribute SUVs to fix frame rust problem
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Pakistani madrassa names library after bin LadenPakistani cleric who runs Islamic school for girls names its new library after Osama bin Laden
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
In this image taken from video, Chelsea Clinton, left, speaks to the audience as she co-hosts “Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation,” with her mother, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in New York, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The daughter of former president Bill Clinton and the former Secretary of State announced at the event that she is pregnant with her first child at the Clinton Foundation event. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book to be called 'Hard Choices'
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 9, 2012 file photo, Francois Hollande's political adviser Aquilino Morelle smiles as he walks to a meeting of the Socialist group at the National Assembly in Paris. The French president’s top adviser has resigned following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to already unpopular Francois Hollande. Aquilino Morelle - Hollande’s political adviser and head of communication staff - announced his resignation Friday, an official in president’s office said. Morelle has denied allegations by news website Mediapart of a conflict of interest while he worked for the government pharmaceutical regulator in 2007, while also lobbying for the drug industry. The report also criticized Morelle’s supposed lavish lifestyle at a time when the government is making harsh cuts in public spending. Hollande’s approval rating has recently hit a new low of 18 percent despite a cabinet reshuffle three weeks ago. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)
French President Hollande's top aide resignsFrench president's top aide resigns over accusations of past conflict of interest
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
A Filipino devotee grimaces as he is nailed to a cross to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Santa Lucia village, Pampanga province, northern Philippines on Friday, April 18, 2014. Church leaders and health officials have spoken against the practice which mixes Roman Catholic devotion with folk belief, but the annual rites continue to draw participants and huge crowds. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good FridayAP PHOTOS: Around the world, faithful re-enact events of Jesus' crucifixion on Good Friday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This Screen grab from the website WhiteHouse.gov taken Friday April 18, 2014 shows the screen explaining a new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explaining how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. (AP Photo/WhiteHouse.gov)
White House updating online privacy policyWhite House updating online privacy policy, says it won't share data with third parties
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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