Accidents and disasters
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that BP is not entitled to see confidential documents used by a court-appointed investigator who has alleged that some attorneys acted improperly in the claims process arising from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
BANGKOK (AP) — Police say a tour bus carrying students on a field trip in eastern Thailand has crashed into a truck, killing 15 and injuring more than 30 others.
Police Lt. Col. Anukarn Thammavijarn says the bus lost control Friday morning on a downhill road and slammed into the truck, which was in front of it.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities say three people are dead and three are injured following a plane crash on Hawaii's Lanai Island.
Maui County spokesman Rod Antone says the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday (11:30 p.m. PST) near the island's airport.