Accidents and disasters

April 19, 2014 - 12:03 AM

10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeaways

April 18, 2014 - 11:33 PM

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.

April 18, 2014 - 11:03 PM

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

April 18, 2014 - 9:02 PM

Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

April 18, 2014 - 6:33 PM

Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.

Prosecutors said Friday that they have also requested arrest warrants for two other crewmembers.

April 18, 2014 - 6:33 PM

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

April 18, 2014 - 6:32 PM

Year after blast, Texas town ponders new plant

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