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National & World US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline
The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, indefinitely extending its review of the project.
National & World Educator denies sex crimes in YouTube case Educator denies sex crimes in YouTube case
A judge on Friday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against an educator who was confronted with the allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube.
National & World Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry arrested Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry arrested(Photo Gallery)
The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday.
National & World Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry(Photo Gallery)
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos.