1. One year on, grieving Sewol families demand answers
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 00:26:01

One year after more than 300 people died aboard the sunken Sewol ferry, South Korea's leader offers a glimmer of hope to families still waiting to retrieve the bodies of those lost.

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2. Hernandez convicted of murder
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 01:47:48

Hernandez convicted of murder

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3. Preserving the Ghastly Inventory of Auschwitz
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-16 at 02:02:38

The aim of the foundation maintaining the site of the concentration camp is “to preserve authenticity.” It is a moral stance with specific curatorial challenges.

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4. WWII Atlantic shipwreck yields $50M in silver
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 03:33:47

WWII Atlantic shipwreck yields $50M in silver


5. A Yazidi captive’s tale: Sold by ISIS as a sex slave
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 01:48:27

In the canvas expanse of the Shariya refugee camp, thousands of Yazidis live within hearing distance of one of Iraqi Kurdistan's frontlines with ISIS.

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6. Mailman breaches airspace, lands at Capitol
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 02:03:04

Mailman breaches airspace, lands at Capitol

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7. Want to be good lover? Start swimming
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 01:49:36

They say don't judge a book by its cover, but new research suggests you can tell a lot about someone just by looking at what sports they play -- and it seems swimmers make the best lovers.

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8. Ramadi could fall as ISIS militants lay siege, Iraqi official warns
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 00:19:25

Falih Essawi shouted on the phone as he described his situation. From his point of view, ISIS militants might be just hours away from taking the key Iraqi city of Ramadi.

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9. 16 of top 50 European hedge funds donate more than £6.5m to Tories
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-16 at 03:50:07

All firms have established funds based in offshore tax havens such as Cayman Islands and Jersey, analysis reveals Continue reading...

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11. Scandal claims top Brazil official
     Published by BBC on 2015-04-16 at 02:48:51

The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party steps down, after being arrested over corruption allegations at oil giant Petrobras.

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12. Vladimir Putin’s phone-in with Russia – live updates
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-16 at 02:39:03

Live tweets from the Russian president’s marathon conversation with the public – and the best reaction from around the webVladimir Putin is conducting his annual discussion with the nation through his “direct line” press conference, which has beco...

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13. Rare chance to question Putin
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-16 at 01:59:42

Rare chance to question Putin

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14. S.African police vow to halt spread of immigrant attacks
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-16 at 02:43:22

South African police on Thursday vowed to quell a wave of anti-immigrant violence after attacks spread to Johannesburg overnight and fears grew that the country's economic troubles could spark widespread unrest. At least six people have been killed i...

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15. Brazil Workers’ Party treasurer arrested in Petrobras corruption investigation
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-16 at 02:41:03

João Vaccari Neto implicated in accepting party bribes through oil giantTreasurer resigns but maintains innocence and is set to testify in investigation Continue reading...

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16. Lord Janner will not face trial over abuse claims
     Published by on 2015-04-16 at 03:12:35

CPS says evidence against Labour peer would have warranted trial but the severity of his dementia means he is not fit to take part in any proceedingsLabour peer Lord Janner of Braunstone will escape charges for the second time over alleged historical chil...

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17. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 search area set to double
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-16 at 02:17:50

Current search area likely to be completed next month, and additional search of another 23,000 sq miles may take a yearGovernment ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia have said they will extend the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370...

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18. Snub at Ferry Memorial Shows Rawness of Wounds in South Korea
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-16 at 03:22:52

At an anniversary service, President Park Geun-hye called on the country to move past the sinking that killed more than 300, but victims’ relatives refused to see her.

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19. South Korean president’s vow to raise Sewol fails to appease angry relatives
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-16 at 02:50:04

Families of 304 people killed in ferry disaster boycott anniversary event to push for independent inquiry as prime minister is blocked from Ansan memorial siteSouth Korea’s president has vowed to raise the Sewol , bowing to a key demand from victims’...

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20. Legal Battle Begins Over Obama Bid to Curb Greenhouse Gases
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-16 at 03:00:04

President Obama’s most far-reaching regulation to slow climate change will have its first day in court on Thursday, the beginning of what is expected to be a multiyear legal battle over the policy.

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