The young Eritrean woman was exhausted, famished and dehydrated after spending four days in March lost in the Mediterranean Sea. She had been on a fishing boat with nearly 300 African migrants, crammed so tightly that she couldn’t move
Notre Dame AD: “Burst of Wind” Before Fatal Fall Athletic Director Says He Heard Tower Crash to the Ground, Killing Student Who Was Videotaping Football Practice A strong gust of wind swept across Notre Dame’s practice football field before a tower toppled, killing a student who had been videotaping the team from the tower, the […]
Indonesia tsunami toll hits 343 as bodies found Indonesia An official says the death toll from a tsunami off western Indonesia has risen to 343 as more bodies are found in a search of the remote islands that were hardest-hit. Ferry Faisal, of the West Sumatra provincial disaster management agency, raised the official toll Thursday […]
Device for hauling up trapped Chilean miners ‘works perfect’ Chilean officials said Thursday the first test of a rescue capsule designed to rescue 33 trapped miners was carried out successfully. “We did a test with a capsule in a tube 12 meters long,” said engineer Rene Aguilar. “We were trying to see how the capsule […]
Harayenti’s voice starts out strong as she speaks about the moment the major earthquake struck last week. “My only thought was ‘run, run,'” she said.
I am at a hotel that collapsed.