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Safety Watchdog Stops Including Names Of Dead Workers In Its Investigative Reports
The Chemical Safety Board said it doesn't want to appear as if it's blaming anyone for fatalities. Safety advocates are demanding the agency name names.
FAA Says Pilot Killed In New York Helicopter Crash Shouldn't Have Been In Air
The pilot, who crashed atop a midtown Manhattan high-rise, was not licensed to fly in the kind of weather the city had that day.
Crane Collapse During Dallas Storm Kills 1, Injures Several More
A construction crane collapsed on a Dallas apartment building during a storm Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least six more, according to fire officials.
Several Injured After Huge Cruise Ship Crashes Into Tourist Boat, Dock In Venice
At least five people sustained injuries in the accident, according to local media.
Tornadoes Injure Dozens In Ohio And Indiana, Kill At Least One
The National Weather Service warned that further severe storms are likely across the central plains, Midwest and in some northeastern states.
2 Dead In Knife Attack On Schoolgirls At Japan Bus Stop
A man brandishing a knife stabbed at least 18 people in Kawasaki City on Tuesday morning. One child and one adult were killed, officials said.
Likely Tornado Kills At Least 2, Demolishes Motel In Oklahoma City Area
A trailer park, car dealership and other businesses in El Reno suffered major damage.
Dangerous Storm Spurs Tornadoes In Southern Plains
An intense storm system swept through Oklahoma, western Texas and southern Kansas on Monday, spawning several tornadoes that caused some damage.
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House Explosion Leaves One Dead, Two Injured In Southern Indiana
Only the home's foundation and what appears to be its basement remained after it exploded in Jeffersonville just before 5 a.m. Sunday.
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6 Dead After Alaska Floatplanes Carrying Cruise Passengers Collide Midair (UPDATE)
Several people sustained injuries, some serious, in the crash near the town of Ketchikan. One person remains unaccounted for, Princess Cruises said.
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Myanmar Pilot Hailed A Hero For Safely Landing Plane Amid Landing Gear Failure
Dramatic footage shows the Myanmar National Airlines jet skidding to a stop on its nose at Mandalay International Airport.
Lake County Sheriff
3 Believed Dead, 4 Hurt After Explosion At Illinois Silicone Plant
Nine employees were inside the AB Specialty Silicones plant when the explosion occurred overnight.
Seattle Department of Transportation
4 Dead, 3 Injured After Collapsed Crane Crushes Multiple Cars In Seattle
The crane appears to have fallen from a building that houses the Google Cloud offices.
The Canadian Press
Six People Dead After Small Plane Crash In Texas
The twin-engine aircraft went down just before 9 a.m. as it approached an airport in Kerrville
2 Children Dead, Several People Hurt In Strong Texas Storms
The storms are part of a large system moving through the southern United States, knocking out power to thousands and causing some flash flooding.
The Canadian Press
Officials: 1 Dead, 17 Hurt In North Carolina Gas Explosion
Durham Fire Chief Robert Zoldos said the blast at 10:07 a.m. involved five buildings on the block and catastrophically damaged one.
The Canadian Press
Another Texas Chemical Fire Kills 1 Worker, Injures 2
The incident occurred at a KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles northeast of Houston
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Truck Plows Into Crowd On Guatemala Highway, Killing At Least 18
The crowd had apparently gathered around a person who had died in a separate accident when the truck plowed into them.
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Cruise Ship Evacuated By Helicopter Amid Storm At Sea
By Jari Tanner, AP
The Viking Sky hit bad weather near Norway and began evacuating passengers one-by-one.
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Destroying Entire Villages, Cyclone Idai Leaves Africa With An Inland Ocean
By Farai Mutsaka, AP
Flooding continues, making Idai one of the most destructive natural disasters in southern Africa’s recent history.
Midwest Floodwaters Threaten Millions In Crop And Livestock Losses
By David Pitt and Margery Beck, AP
The water rose so quickly that farmers in many areas had no time to get animals out.
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Cyclone Idai's Death Toll In The Hundreds In Southern Africa
Many more are missing in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in the region's most destructive flooding in 20 years.
More Evacuations In Midwest As Missouri River Floods Through Levees
The Missouri River has hit record-high levels in some areas, and at least two deaths are blamed on flooding.
One Dead, Multiple Missing After Extreme Floodwaters Overwhelm Nebraska, Midwest
By Margery A. Beck, AP
Rescue efforts in eastern Nebraska were hampered by reports of levee breaches and washouts of bridges and roads.
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More Countries Ground New Boeing Plane After Ethiopian Airlines Crash
Boeing has said it has no reason to pull the aircraft from the skies.
Growing Number Of Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes Grounded After Crash
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
Investigators located the black box from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight, though it is partially damaged.
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