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'Frozen' is now the highest-grossing animated movie of all time

For the first time in forever,<p>"Toy Story 3"is no longer the highest grossing animated film of all time. With its opening in Japan this weekend, Disney's "Frozen" has taken the top spot and pushed its worldwide box office to an estimated $1.072 billion.<p>The two-time Oscar winner, which was released …

Hope Diminishes for About 300 Missing on Sunken Korean Ferry

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South Korea

Satellites join search for missing plane

Satellites have joined the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, joining 42 ships and 39 aircraft deployed in an "unprecedented" search for the missing airliner.<p>The move came after China requested activation of the so-called International Charter on Space and Major Disasters, an …

Kerry on Ukraine: Solution is tough, but situation better than yesterday

Foreign ministers from around the world didn't strike a deal over the Ukraine crisis Wednesday, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said they agreed on one key thing: They'd rather talk than fight.<p>"All parties agreed today that it is important to try to resolve these issues through dialogue," …

Ukraine President Yanukovych sacks army chief amid crisis

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Russia

Putin declares Sochi Winter Olympics open at captivating ceremony

Audience in stadium and at home led on spectacular journey through Russian history<p>Vladimir Putin has formally opened the Winter Olympics in Sochi during an elegant, mesmerising and occasionally surreal ceremony that showcased Russia's past while glossing over some of the more divisive moments of …

Associated Press News

A Malaria Vaccine That Cuts 46% of Infections Is a 100% a Big Deal

A promising new vaccine cut malaria infections by 46 percent in a recent study. Kent Sepkowitz explains why this is the biggest science news of the …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Obama meets with top lawmakers but no deal on shutdown

Top Democratic and Republican congressional leaders met Wednesday afternoon with president at White House.<p>WASHINGTON — On the second day of the government shutdown, Congress and the White House drew no closer to resolving the impasse, although President Obama and key congressional leaders held …

Cold, wet cases: Oklahoma troopers stumble on six bodies in two cars at bottom of lake

Two decades-old cars containing six skeletons were recovered from a lake in a remote, sparsely populated area of southwestern Oklahoma, officials said Tuesday — potentially solving a pair of cold cases that have bedeviled local authorities for years.<p>Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials stumbled upon …

Raging California wildfire threatens more of Yosemite

A California wildfire that has scorched an area nearly as large as New York City near Yosemite National Park was 20 percent contained Tuesday, officials said. But the raging blaze was expected to move farther into the park and threaten a reservoir that provides most of San Francisco's water.<p>The …