Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
Student wrongly tied to Boston bombings found dead Reddit apologized for the 'dangerous speculation' on the site that pointed fingers at the student. A body pulled from the water off Indian Point Park in Rhode Island has been identified as the Brown University student mistakenly linked by amateur sleuths on a social media site to the Boston bombings. More
Hundreds dead, missing as migrant boat sinks off Italy PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - More than 300 people drowned or were feared dead after a boat packed with African migrants caught ... at the centre of southern Europe's migration headache. Fishing boats and coast guard vessels rescued 151 people ... 10/3/2013 - 8:41 am | View Link
Hundreds dead, missing as migrant boat sinks off Italy The 20-metre (66-foot) boat, believed to be carrying around 500 people, mostly Eritreans and Somalis, sank no more than 1 km (half a mile) from shore after a fire broke out ... Italy and Malta - 13,200 and 1,800 respectively - by sea last ... 10/3/2013 - 8:34 am | View Link
22 dead, scores missing as asylum boat sinks off Indonesia along with fishing boats, had earlier been searching for the missing. The search had been called off when it got dark and would resume again on Saturday, he said. Warsono said that survivors told him the boat was carrying around 120 people when it went ... 09/27/2013 - 4:05 am | View Link
4 dead, 4 missing after fishing boat sinks off New Zealand Four people have died and four others remain missing from a fishing boat that sunk near the southern tip of New Zealand after being hit by a "rogue wave," the police said Friday. Rescuers found one survivor on Thursday from among the nine people ... 03/16/2012 - 7:33 am | View Link
4 dead, 4 missing after fishing boat sinks off New Zealand (CNN)-- Four people have died and four others remain missing from a fishing boat that sunk near the southern tip of New Zealand after being hit by a "rogue wave," the police said Friday. Rescuers found one survivor on Thursday from among the ... 03/15/2012 - 10:58 pm | View Link
The storm that iced over Dallas, buried Philadelphia in snow and stranded drivers and air travelers everywhere in between at last plodded out of New England, exiting in muted fashion after days of foul weather.
Watched around the clock, bathed twice a day and otherwise pampered, five white elephants are munching on choice greenery in Myanmar's vast, remote and surreal capital. Above them soars a shimmering, gold-plated pagoda.