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Debris is seen in the water from the El Faro search area in this handout photo provided by the US Coast GuardThe U.S. Coast Guard resumed a search-and-rescue effort for a U.S. cargo ship on Wednesday, but hopes for the mostly American crew were fading six days after it sank in the Bahamas after running into Hurricane Joaquin. A decision on how much longer the search for the El Faro will continue could be announced on Wednesday afternoon, the Coast Guard said. Officials have acknowledged that chances of finding survivors are remote, given that the 790-foot (240-meter) container ship disappeared in the middle of a ferocious storm with winds of 130 miles (215 km) per hour.

Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of a former Massachusetts high school student accused of raping and murdering his teacher in a suburban community north of Boston. Philip Chism, 16, is charged with the murder of Colleen Ritzer, who was a popular math teacher known for her upbeat personality at a high school in Danvers, a town of 26,000 about 20 miles (32 km) north of Boston. Prosecutors say that on Oct. 22, 2013, Chism, who was 14 at the time, was upset by a conversation he had with Ritzer, his algebra teacher.

Mallard Ducks find a high spot along the flooded area along Waccamaw Lake Drive in Conway, South Carolina(Reuters) - Rescuers searched early Wednesday for two people missing in floodwaters in South Carolina, while authorities urged residents in hundreds of homes to seek higher ground as a dam threatened to fail. Emergency responders in Richland County said two people were unaccounted for after a truck they were in drove around road barriers and became submerged in floodwaters resulting from the historic rainfall in the state. The rainstorm was blamed for at least 15 deaths in South Carolina, including nine people who drowned and six who were killed in weather-related car crashes.

A model of the DNA double helix sits on a desk in front of professor Sara Snogerup Linse, a member of the Nobel Assembly, during a news conference at the Royal Swedish Academy in StockholmSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists from Sweden, the U.S. and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA, work that's inspired the development of new cancer treatments.

Debris is seen in the water from the El Faro search area in this handout photo provided by the US Coast GuardSafety officials began their investigation on Tuesday into the sinking of a U.S. cargo ship off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, with deep seas likely to hamper attempts to find the ship and 32 missing crew members. As the search for the El Faro extended through a sixth fruitless day, National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Bella Dinh-Zarr said her team would look at everything from marine logs to why the ship was caught in a hurricane. Maritime experts have called the sinking of the El Faro en route from Jacksonville to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the worst cargo shipping disaster involving a U.S.-flagged vessel in more than 30 years.

In this May 27, 2015 photo, former Moldovan police investigator Constantin Malic pauses during an interview in Chisinau, Moldova. In 2009, Malic was a 27-year-old police officer when he first stumbled upon the nuclear black market. He was working on a fraud unit in the Moldovan capital, and had an informant helping police take down a euro counterfeiting ring stretching from the Black Sea to Naples, Italy. The informant, a businessman in his fifties, casually mentioned to Malic that over the years, contacts had periodically offered him radioactive material. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)Smugglers are explicitly targeting buyers who are enemies of the West.

Rachel Dolezal was widely criticized for representing herself as black.

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