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Building collapse kills 3 people in India's Mumbai city

Jun. 28, 2022 03:29 AM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A dilapidated residential building collapsed in India's financial and entertainment capital, Mumbai, killing at least three people and injuring 11 others, officials said Tuesday. The four-story building collapsed late Monday night in the Kurla area of Mumbai....

Explorers find WWII Navy ship, deepest wreck discovered

Jun. 28, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Navy destroyer escort that engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of World War II in the Philippines has become the deepest wreck to be discovered, according to explorers. The USS Samuel B. Roberts, popularly known as the...

3 killed, dozens hurt in Amtrak train crash in Missouri

Jun. 27, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck Monday in a remote area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more as rail cars tumbled off the tracks and landed on their sides, officials said. Two of those...

3 killed as train hit car were headed to funeral fundraiser

Jun. 27, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Three women killed when an Amtrak commuter train smashed into their car in Northern California were headed to a fundraiser at a vineyard for a Brentwood resident who died less than a week ago. The crash occurred Sunday around 1 p.m. in a rural area near...

Mary Mara, TV actor for decades, dies in apparent drowning

Jun. 27, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

CAPE VINCENT, N.Y. (AP) — Mary Mara, who appeared on television shows including “Ray Donovan," “Dexter" and “ER" in an acting career that spanned more than 30 years, has died in what New York authorities said appeared to be a drowning accident. The New York State Police said...

Homeless man dies after being hit by 3 hit-and-run drivers

Jun. 27, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A homeless man crossing a Fullerton street against a red light died Monday when he was struck by three drivers and none of them stopped, authorities said. Kenneth Edward Wassennar II, who was described as homeless, was pushing a cartful of belongings when...

DeSantis expands eligibility for Bright Futures scholarships

Jun. 27, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida high school students applying for the state's college and vocational school scholarship program will be able to substitute paid work experience for volunteering under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday. DeSantis also signed a bill requiring...

A look at recent Amtrak derailments and other crashes

Jun. 27, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

An Amtrak passenger train struck a dump truck Monday at an uncontrolled crossing in a rural area of Missouri killing two people on the train and one in the truck. Others were injured. The crash happened just after noon near Mendon, Missouri. Several cars derailed. The train was traveling from Los...

I-84 reopens in Columbia River Gorge after crash, fuel spill

Jun. 27, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — State transportation officials closed Interstate 84 Monday between Troutdale and The Dalles in Oregon along the Columbia River for hours Monday because of a crash that resulted in a fire and fuel spill. The Oregon Department of Transportation said the...

More than 40 people transported to hospitals in Amtrak derailment that killed 3 in rural Missouri

Jun. 27, 2022 18:58 PM EDT
MENDON, Mo. (AP) — More than 40 people transported to hospitals in Amtrak derailment that killed 3 in rural Missouri.