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11 dead and dozens missing after a highway bridge in China crumbles in flooding and heavy storms

Jul. 20, 2024 11:45 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese authorities say at least 11 people have died and 30 are missing in the partial collapse of a highway bridge in the northwest of the country following heavy storms and flooding. A similar number are missing in the southwest after dozens of houses were destroyed by...

Baltimore bridge collapse survivor recounts fighting for his life

Jul. 11, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The only person who survived falling from Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge during its catastrophic collapse says he watched in horror as his coworkers, friends and relatives plunged to their deaths. In an exclusive interview with NBC News that aired Wednesday...

Maryland OKs $50.3M contract for removal of bridge collapse debris

Jul. 03, 2024 14:21 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board led by Gov. Wes Moore approved a $50.3 million emergency contract on Wednesday to pay a Swedish construction company that removed debris from the March collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. While the work to remove debris from the federal...

Severe overcrowding and a lack of exits contributed to the deadly stampede at an Indian festival

Jul. 03, 2024 12:34 PM EDT

HATHRAS, India (AP) — Severe overcrowding and a lack of exits contributed to a stampede at a religious festival that killed at least 121 people in northern India, authorities said Wednesday, as the faithful surged toward the preacher and chaos ensued among the quarter of a million attendees. ...

Stampede at religious event in India kills at least 116 people, mostly women and children

Jul. 03, 2024 01:10 AM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Thousands of people at a religious gathering in India rushed to leave a makeshift tent, setting off a stampede Tuesday that killed at least 116 people and injured scores, officials said. It was not immediately clear what triggered the panic following an event...

The White House wants $4 billion to rebuild Key Bridge in Baltimore and respond to other disasters

Jun. 28, 2024 12:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is seeking roughly $4 billion in additional emergency funding from Congress for costs related to the collapse and repair of the Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore and to respond to other disasters that have occurred around the U.S. in recent months. ...

Midwestern flooding collapses a bridge, forces evacuations and kills at least 2

Jun. 24, 2024 22:42 PM EDT

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) — Flooding in the Midwestern U.S. killed at least two, collapsed a railroad bridge and sent water surging around a dam Monday after days of heavy rains that have forced hundreds of people to evacuate or be rescued from rising waters. An Illinois man died...

Dali cargo ship leaves Baltimore for Virginia, nearly 3 months after bridge collapse

Jun. 24, 2024 19:26 PM EDT

The cargo ship Dali headed out of Baltimore for Virginia on Monday, nearly three months after it lost power and crashed into one of the Francis Scott Key bridge’s supporting columns and caused the bridge to collapse. The 984-foot Dali started moving shortly before 8:30 a.m. with...

Dali cargo ship leaves Baltimore for Virginia, nearly 3 months after bridge collapse

Jun. 24, 2024 09:26 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Dali cargo ship leaves Baltimore for Virginia, nearly 3 months after bridge collapse.

Cargo ship crew can leave the US under deal to comply with probe into Baltimore bridge collapse

Jun. 20, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Crew members on the cargo ship Dali can head home as soon as Thursday under an agreement that allows lawyers to question them as part of investigations into the cause of the deadly collapse of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge. None of the crew members has been...