Accidents and disasters

A fire rages at an under-construction tower in Dubai, United Arab Emiraes, Sunday, April 2, 2017. A large fire broke out early Sunday at a construction site near Dubai’s largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
April 02, 2017 - 2:04 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out early Sunday at a high-rise complex under construction near Dubai's largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. The site is next to the Dubai Mall and near the 63-story The Address Downtown Dubai...
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Smoke rises from a fire at a construction site next to Dubai Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, April 2, 2017. A large fire broke out early Sunday at a construction site near Dubai’s largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. (Anthea Ayache via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 12:18 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out early Sunday at a high-rise complex under construction near Dubai's largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. The site is next to the Dubai Mall and near the 63-story The Address Downtown Dubai...
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Smoke rises from a fire at a construction site near Dubai Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, April 2, 2017. A large fire broke out early Sunday at a construction site near Dubai’s largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. (AP Photo/Maggie Hyde)
April 01, 2017 - 11:52 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out early Sunday at a high-rise complex under construction near Dubai's largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. The site is next to the Dubai Mall and near the 63-story The Address Downtown Dubai...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, soldiers rescue a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 11:28 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Rescuers prying through piles of rocks and wooden planks left by floodwaters from three rivers that surged through a Colombian city vowed to resume their search at first light Sunday as the death toll from one of the worst disasters in the country's recent history neared 200...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:49 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire is raging at a construction site near Dubai's largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the city. The site is next to the Dubai Mall and near the 63-story The Address Downtown Dubai tower that was heavily damaged in a...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, a soldier carries a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 10:07 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 11 p.m. With no electricity to light in Mocoa, Colombia, authorities were forced to suspend the search late Saturday evening but vowed to continue combing through the debris at the first...
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Korean War veteran Thomas Hudner looks on during the christening ceremony for the future USS Thomas Hudner, a U.S. Navy destroyer named in his honor, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Hudner, a naval aviator who crash-landed his plane to try to save a downed pilot in the Korean War was honored with a ship bearing his name. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 01, 2017 - 10:01 pm
BATH, Maine (AP) — Naval aviator Thomas Hudner watched helplessly as a fellow fighter pilot's plane turned into a death trap after a crash-landing behind enemy lines during the Korean War. The injured pilot was pinned in the cockpit, unable to escape from the burning plane. The lieutenant did the...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, soldiers carry a victim on a stretcher, in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 9:59 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — An avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers tore through a small city in Colombia while people slept, destroying homes, sweeping away cars and killing at least 193 unsuspecting residents. The incident triggered by a sudden, heavy rainstorm happened around midnight...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:05 pm
NILES, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Michigan have identified a 13-year-old boy who died after a carbon monoxide leak in a hotel pool area that also sickened about a dozen people. Employees at the Quality Inn & Suites in Niles called 911 around 10 a.m. Saturday after seeing six...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, a soldier carries a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 8:45 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 8 p.m. The number of people killed in Colombia after a surge of mud and water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city has risen to 193. Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos...
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