As rescuers take on the daunting task of finding survivors, family members of the missing passengers are pinning slim hopes on floundering air pockets in the capsized South Korean ferry.
They know the odds aren't in their favor, particularly after the entire ferry went underwater Friday. But they point to one especially miraculous tale of survival for their reason for not giving up.
In May 2013, a tug boat carrying a 12-person crew capsized off the coast of Nigeria. Two divers sent to recover the bodies assumed everyone aboard had died. After all, the boat was about 100 feet down under the Atlantic Ocean.
With the ongoing developments across the eastern part of Ukraine – reports armed kidnappers have taken two Ukrainian soldiers hostage, protesters seizing a mayor's office, and Ukrainian tanks rolling under Russian flags - it is unclear how much is due to Russian sympathizers, or Russians themselves.
Cuomo: "There are two battles going on. There’s one on the ground and there’s one in the air, and by that I mean, in the media about what’s going on in the ground. What is your take about who is causing the trouble in Ukraine?"
Naouai: "The media war is rampant… the rule of the game that’s been set up is basically that everything that comes out of Russia is automatically deemed Russian propaganda. Everything that’s coming out of Kiev is automatically taken as fact, and that’s where it becomes really difficult because certainly the foreign ministry here in Moscow and even the Kremlin, some of their statements have been very calm to the point, yes, but they try to base them on facts. Whereas the stuff coming out of Kiev is also really difficult to verify..."
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Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel talks to CNN's Christine Romans about Obamacare, the city's ballooning debt, pension problems, high unemployment and struggling schools in some neighborhoods.
He also brags about his passion for education and his aims to turn Chicago into a tech town.
Watch an excerpt from the interview above and tune in to CNN Thursday night at 10 pm ET to find out more about Emanuel in CNN's original series "Chicagoland."