Clara Mary lights an oil lamp in her one-room shack, revealing a 14-inch color television sitting on a blue plastic chair that she hasn’t been able to turn on since the Tamil Nadu government gave it to her three years ago.
At least three people were killed in a clash in Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, the nation’s Interior Ministry said, as a top security official accused Russia of exploiting the violence to prepare grounds for an invasion.
Divers retrieved the first bodies from a cabin of the South Korea ferryboat that sank and killed at least 36 people last week as prosecutors revealed that a third-ranked officer was at the vessel’s helm attempting to navigate heavy currents when the tragedy occurred.
An unmanned submarine hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane probably will complete its inspection of a targeted area of the Indian Ocean within a week, as authorities in Kuala Lumpur said the search may be broadened.
Dee Dee Myers, the first woman to serve as White House press secretary, was named executive vice president of corporate communications and public affairs at Warner Bros., producer of the Washington TV drama “West Wing.”