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South Korean rescue members carry the body of a victim recovered from the "Sewol" ferry to an ambulance at a harbor in Jindo on April 22, 2014. (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Death Toll In South Korea Ferry Disaster Tops 100

South Korean officials say their earlier conclusion that the ferry that sank last week, leaving more than 300 people dead or missing, had made a sharp turn shortly before the disaster was incorrect, and that the vessel made a less severe turn than initially reported.

04/22/2014

Rescue workers carry a victim of the sunken ferry off the coast of Jindo Island on April 21, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea. (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

South Korean President: Ferry Captain Committed ‘Murderous Acts’

South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed “unforgivable, murderous acts” in the disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing.

04/21/2014

Family members of the missing passengers anxiously wait for news about their loved ones. (Getty Images)

Divers Find 10 More Bodies In Sunken South Korean Ferry

Death toll now stands at 46 with 256 people still missing, most of them high school students.

04/19/2014

The ferry was carrying about 470 passengers, including students and teachers, traveling to Jeju island when it began turning on its side.   (Photo by The Republic of Korea Coast Guard via Getty Images)

3 Bodies Retrieved from South Korean Ferry, Raising Death Toll to 36

A coast guard official says divers retrieved three bodies from inside a ferry that sunk off South Korea, raising the confirmed death toll to 36 with more than 265 people still missing.

04/19/2014

A giant floating crane is parked over the sunken South Korean ferry as rescuers try to reach as many as 300 people who are missing. (Getty Images)

Captain Of Sunken South Korean Ferry And 2 Crew Members Arrested

Lee Joon-seok is charged with suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need.

04/18/2014

South Korean Coast Guard and rescue teams search for missing passengers at the site of the sunken ferry off the coast of Jindo Island on April 17, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea. (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

High School Vice Principal Rescued From South Korean Ferry Hangs Self As Death Toll Expected To Rise Sharply

Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.

04/18/2014

The ferry was carrying about 470 passengers, including students and teachers, traveling to Jeju island when it began turning on its side.   (Photo by The Republic of Korea Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Massive Rescue Operation Underway After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea

More than 470 people, including 325 high school students, were on board the ferry when it capsized.

04/16/2014

This NASA photo shows North Korea as a patch of darkness on Earth. (Credit: NASA Earth Observatory)

NASA Photo Shows North Korea In The Dark

North Korea from space shows country in literal darkness.

03/01/2014

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Korean Ambassador Meets Virginia Politicians

RICHMOND, Va. — A debate between Japan and South Korea over what to call the body of water that separates the two countries is being played out in the Virginia Capitol. The South Korean ambassador […]

01/30/2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un recently ordered the execution of an uncle. (Getty Images)

North Korea Threatens To Strike South ‘Without Notice’

North Korean threats come after anti-Pyongyang protests in the South.

12/20/2013

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