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April 25th, 2014
08:57 PM ET

Sunken South Korean ferry builder behind 2009 ferry disaster

The death toll in the South Korea disaster is rising, with 187 people confirmed dead and 115 still missing.

Families angrily confront officials over South Korea ferry search

As to what caused the ship to sink, there are damning new questions about the ferry's builder and why two of its ships built around the same time were both met with the same fate - they capsized.

CNN's Kyung Lah is OutFront in Jindo, South Korea with what she learned about these ships.

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Filed under: International • News • South Korean ferry sinking
April 25th, 2014
04:34 PM ET

Questions about whether cargo and recent renovations led to ferry disaster

There questions about the role recent structural changes may have played in the South Korean ferry disaster.

Families angrily confront officials over South Korea ferry search

Renovations made last year expanded the top floor of the ferry in order to make room for 117 more passengers.

Now, investigators want to know if the modifications, which added 180 tons to the weight of the ship, made the ferry more likely to capsize.

CNN's Chad Myers reports on what the cargo and renovations could have done to the ship.


Filed under: News • South Korean ferry sinking
April 25th, 2014
02:55 PM ET

Father of teen stowaway speaks

The teen stowaway who survived a flight from California to Hawaii remains in protective custody.

With a subzero temperatures and depleted oxygen levels at cruising altitude, it's a trip that could have killed him.

For the first time, the 15-year-old's  father is speaking out.

David Mattingly has the story.

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Filed under: Aviation Industry • News • Plane Stowaway
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