Friday, February 14, 2014

British cruise line: Passenger killed after 'freak wave' hits ship

British cruise line: Passenger killed after 'freak wave' hits ship

British cruise line: Passenger killed after 'freak wave' hits ship

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 05:25 PM PST

A passenger aboard the British-based cruise ship MS Marco Polo was killed after the ship was hit by a "freak wave during adverse sea conditions" as it made its way into the English Channel, according to a statement released Friday by the ship's owner, Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

Actress Ellen Page: "I am gay"

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 10:03 PM PST

Hollywood actress Ellen Page, known for her role in the movie "Juno," announced she is gay, in a very public way.

4.1 magnitude quake strikes in South Carolina

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 11:05 PM PST

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck Friday night in west-central South Carolina, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Volkswagen employees say 'no' to United Auto Workers in Tennessee

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 10:08 PM PST

Union organizers in the South suffered a setback Friday when workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted against being represented by the United Auto Workers.

One of the hardest things I've ever done

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 10:18 AM PST

I was introduced to pop -- soda for you Southerners -- at a young age.

Ex-NFL star Sharper charged with rape in Calif.; 3 other states eyeing him

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 06:59 PM PST

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was charged in California on Friday in the alleged drugging and rape of two women, one in October and the other last month, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.

Weather woes leave many holiday travel plans up in the air

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 06:43 PM PST

A long weekend bookended by two holidays -- Valentine's Day and Presidents Day -- would typically be a big one for travelers -- two reasons to take a break from routine and see a bit of the world.

Human lung made in lab for first time

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 01:37 PM PST

For the first time, scientists have created human lungs in a lab -- an exciting step forward in regenerative medicine, but an advance that likely won't help patients for many years.

Tom Arnold's 90-pound weight loss, and more star transformations

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 08:18 AM PST

5 things to watch at the Winter Games on Saturday

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 09:05 PM PST

Seven gold medals will be at stake Saturday in Sochi, Russia, giving dozens of Olympic athletes another shot at history.


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