Mark Memmott http://wxxinews.org en Rescue Crews Dive For Hundreds Still Missing After Ferry Accident http://wxxinews.org/post/hundreds-missing-after-ferry-sinks-south-korea-coast <h6>This post is being updated as news comes in.</h6><p>Unsuccessful in their attempts to find the missing in a sunken ferry off the southern coast of South Korea overnight, rescue divers resumed their search at day break Thursday, Jason Strother reports from Seoul.<p>A day after the boat began to sink, the cause of the accident is unclear and less than half of the passengers who were on board have been rescued, Strother tells NPR's Newscast Desk.<p>Most of those unaccounted for are high school students who were on a trip to a resort island.<p>The ship, which left the city of Incheon on South Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:30:14 +0000 Mark Memmott 21123 at http://wxxinews.org Rescue Crews Dive For Hundreds Still Missing After Ferry Accident At Least 20 Students Injured In Knife Attack At Pa. High School http://wxxinews.org/post/many-students-stabbed-cut-pennsylvania-high-school (This post <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/09/300872511/many-students-stabbed-cut-at-pennsylvania-high-school/#0001" target="_self">is being updated</a> as news comes in.)<p>At least 20 teenagers and one adult were injured, two of them critically, Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., when a 16-year-old fellow student attacked them with two knives.<p>Murrysville Police Chief Thomas Seefeld said during a press briefing that sophomore stabbed students in one wing of the school during a five-minute period. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:59:08 +0000 Mark Memmott 21054 at http://wxxinews.org At Least 20 Students Injured In Knife Attack At Pa. High School More Images, More Possible Debris, But No Sure Sign Of Flight 370 http://wxxinews.org/post/more-images-more-possible-debris-no-sure-sign-flight-370 <h6>This post has been updated with word that the aerial search is over for today.</h6><p>Images taken on Sunday by a French satellite show 122 "potential objects" in the area of the southern Indian Ocean that searchers are now combing for any sign of <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/287635756/malaysia-airlines" target="_blank">Malaysia Airlines Flight 370</a>, Malaysia's acting transport minister said Wednesday.<p>Also, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority tweeted that pilots involved in the search of an area about 1,500 miles southwest of Perth spotted three objects in the water on Wedne Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:32:16 +0000 Mark Memmott 20870 at http://wxxinews.org More Images, More Possible Debris, But No Sure Sign Of Flight 370 Same-Sex Marriages Back On Hold In Michigan http://wxxinews.org/post/same-sex-marriages-back-hold-michigan Saying that it wants "to allow a more reasoned consideration of the motion to stay," the U.S. Appeals Court for the Sixth Circuit on Saturday effectively hit the pause button on same-sex marriages in Michigan.<p>Friday, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/03/21/292552623/federal-judge-strikes-down-michigan-gay-marriage-ban" target="_blank">as we reported</a>, a federal judge struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriages.<p>But late Saturday afternoon, the appeals court weighed in. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:26:36 +0000 Mark Memmott 20834 at http://wxxinews.org More Satellite Images, But Still No Sure Sign Of Missing Jet http://wxxinews.org/post/new-satellite-images-may-show-debris-missing-jet <strong>Update at 11:15 a.m. ET. Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:08:46 +0000 Mark Memmott & L. Carol Ritchie 20828 at http://wxxinews.org More Satellite Images, But Still No Sure Sign Of Missing Jet Russia Recognizes Independent Crimea; U.S. And EU 'Stand Firm' With Ukraine http://wxxinews.org/post/us-and-eu-impose-sanctions-crimea-asks-join-russia <strong>Updated at 3:10 p.m. ET.<br /></strong> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:00:26 +0000 Mark Memmott 20773 at http://wxxinews.org Russia Recognizes Independent Crimea; U.S. And EU 'Stand Firm' With Ukraine Ousted President Is 'Ready To Fight For The Future Of Ukraine' http://wxxinews.org/post/ousted-president-ready-fight-future-ukraine <h6>(We've been updating this post.)</h6><p>Appearing in public for the first time since he left his nation's capital earlier this week, ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych told reporters in Russia on Friday that he is "eager and ready to fight for the future of Ukraine."<p>At a news conference in the Russian border city of Rostov-on-Don, Yanukovych did not speak about using force to reclaim the post that he says is still legally his. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:12:59 +0000 Mark Memmott 20596 at http://wxxinews.org Ousted President Is 'Ready To Fight For The Future Of Ukraine' Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbuster' Actor And 'Groundhog Day' Director, Dies http://wxxinews.org/post/harold-ramis-dies-directed-groundhog-day-was-ghostbuster Harold Ramis, who was in the director's chair for the comedies <em>Groundhog Day</em> and <em>Caddyshack</em> and was one of the stars of the <em>Ghostbuster</em> movies, has died. He was 69.<p>His wife, Erica Mann Ramis, <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-harold-ramis-dead-20140224,0,4983189,full.story" target="_blank">tells the Chicago Tribune</a> that her husband, who lived in Chicago, "was surrounded by family when he died at 12:53 a.m. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:25:29 +0000 Mark Memmott 20557 at http://wxxinews.org Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbuster' Actor And 'Groundhog Day' Director, Dies Obama Calls For Limits On NSA's Collection Of Phone Data http://wxxinews.org/post/obama-calls-end-nsa-holding-call-data <strong>(This post was most recently updated at 1:30 p.m. ET.)</strong><p>Saying that "critics are right to point out that without proper safeguards, this type of program could be used to yield more information about our private lives," President Obama said Friday that he wants the National Security Agency to stop holding on to massive amounts of "metadata" about the phone calls and electronic communications of millions of people around the world.<p>Obama said he's ordered a plan to be drafted that would shift that data to some other entity. The information could then only be "queried ... Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:57:48 +0000 Mark Memmott 20219 at http://wxxinews.org Obama Calls For Limits On NSA's Collection Of Phone Data One Officer Dead, Several Shot By Gunman At LA Airport http://wxxinews.org/post/incident-los-angeles-airport-reports-shots (<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/11/01/242364425/incident-at-los-angeles-airport-reports-of-shots/#0001" target="_self">Click here</a> to jump to our latest updates.)<p>A lone gunman walked into one of the nation's busiest airports Friday in Los Angeles and opened fire with an assault rifle, killing at least one transportation security officer and wounding another, police and TSA officials say.<p>Authorities have identified the shooting suspect as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, originally of New Jersey. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:17:25 +0000 Mark Memmott 19652 at http://wxxinews.org One Officer Dead, Several Shot By Gunman At LA Airport