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The MIT community mourned Sean Collier’s death at a ceremony Friday at the school in Cambridge, Mass. With Collier’s family attending, Sara Ferry, a friend and graduate student, described his death as “moment of extreme evil.”

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested on suspicion of negligence and abandoning...
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Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested
Captain, 2 crew members of sunken SKorean ferry arrested; confirmed death toll climbs to 33
Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?
Nigeria preacher advising presidents is humble healer to some, controversial leader to others
Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China
Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China for local market
13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche
Everest search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa killed in mountain's deadliest avalanche
4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed
France's presidency: 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been freed
NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs
NASA's space station humanoid Robonaut finally getting legs, next step for astro-apprentices
Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming
Lurching landslide splits Wyoming home in two, threatens to come down in huge pieces
At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter
East Ukraine insurgents prepare for Easter, fortify barricades
Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
Hawaii, a critical spot for modern US corn, becomes flash point in genetic engineering debate
Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested
Man arrested for alleged fraud in Austria after asking police whether he faces investigation
Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb
Archaeologists discover book, pens in writer's tomb from 600 BC in Upper Egypt
Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week
Sub's hunt for missing Malaysian jet to be finished in a week; search area may then expand
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Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice
College student fought Dutch bureaucrats to obtain justice for Amsterdam Holocaust survivors
4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed
France's presidency: 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been freed.
Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop
A look into Clinton-era health care struggle finds parallels with Obama's later burdens
Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0
Pavel Datsyuk's goal with 3:01 left gives Red Wings 1-0 win and home-ice advantage over Bruins
Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout
Analysis: Both parties hope to boost turnout this fall with doomed legislation
Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
Latest delay to Keystone XL pipeline review won't quell political wrangling in 2014 races
Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road
Autopsy to ID dead boy; body fits description of missing Massachusetts 5-year-old
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Police identify 21-year-old shot in ankle near 30th, W Streets
19-year-old arrested in connection with March shooting
Cult murderer's death row appeal denied, but execution in limbo
Beau McCoy strikes Obama doll in TV ad; Democrats are not happy
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Police: Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Friday's attendance dips at Millard West after bathroom threat
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Man taken into custody in domestic dispute
Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
Intoxicated man with pellet gun climbs billboard's scaffold; is arrested
Police seek public's help in finding an armed man
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Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Last day of 2014 Legislature: Praise, passage of a last few bills and more on mountain lions
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
A voice of experience: Ex-gang member helps lead fight against Omaha violence
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine
We need a new rule in Lincoln. If your kid is discovered inside the claw machine at a bowling alley, you are forever barred from being nominated for "Mother of the Year."
Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?
As a stunt at the Blue Man Group show, MECA board members are going to see how many people they can stuff into one luxury suite.
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