Tag: Transportation accidents

Italian vessels rescue 47 migrants after small boat capsizes

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ROME — Italy‚Äôs coast guard and border police motorboats rescued 47 migrants whose small wooden boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea south of a...

10 years after Christchurch quake, survivors share stories

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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — One woman channeled her anger to ensure buildings are safer. Others have found peace after heartbreaking losses. Ten years after...

Judge lets civil suit in diplomatic immunity case move ahead

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A federal judge in Virginia is letting a British family move forward with its lawsuit in the U.S. against an...

Swedes acquitted of desecrating sunken ferry with robot dive

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STOCKHOLM — Two Swedish nationals were acquitted Monday of desecrating a sunken ferry by sending down a robot in the Baltic Sea to film...

Search ends for Filipino crew member lost off German coast

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BERLIN — Rescuers have ended their search for a 24-year-old Filipino crew member who fell from a cargo ship off the German coast during...

3 years’ probation issued in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window...

Millie Hughes-Fulford, trailblazing astronaut, dies at 75

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SAN FRANCISCO — Millie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died...

Survivor of bus-train crash killed in shootout with deputies

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ODESSA, Texas — Authorities have released the name of a West Texas man who was killed in a shootout with sheriff's deputies late last...

US Coast Guard searching for 6 boaters off the Florida coast

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FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard continued its search for six people Saturday, three days after their boat apparently capsized off Florida's...

Mercedes recalls vehicles for emergency-call location error

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NEW YORK — Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles because the software in their emergency-call systems could send responders to the wrong...