Accidents and disasters

In this March 15, 2017 photo, Bonnin Jarvill, who fishes with her husband and young daughter, shovels snow from the boat that doubles as home and workplace in Juneau, Alaska. Jarvill says health care costs are a constant concern for her. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
April 15, 2017 - 1:26 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Going without health insurance is a risk. Going without it in Alaska can be a gamble of a much higher order, for this is a place unlike anywhere else in the U.S., a land of pitiless cold, vast expanses and dangerous, back-breaking work such as pulling fishing nets from the...
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April 15, 2017 - 12:29 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Two trains collided at a station in Vienna on Saturday, injuring seven people, authorities said. There were no immediate details on what caused the collision at the Meidling station in the Austrian capital on Saturday afternoon. Railway company OeBB said service to the station was...
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This frame grab from video provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media shows Syrian families gathering to leave in buses from Madaya, an opposition-held town near Damascus, Syria, Friday, April 14, 2017. The Syrian government and rebels began a coordinated population transfer Friday of about 10,000 people from four towns besieged for years amid the country's bloody, six-year civil war. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 11:42 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Syria state TV says a population transfer has resumed after a major blast killed dozens, and dozens of wounded were transported to government areas. Al-Ikhbariya TV said 48 wounded were transported in exchange for...
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This frame grab from video provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media shows Syrian families gathering to leave in buses from Madaya, an opposition-held town near Damascus, Syria, Friday, April 14, 2017. The Syrian government and rebels began a coordinated population transfer Friday of about 10,000 people from four towns besieged for years amid the country's bloody, six-year civil war. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 11:09 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Lebanese TV channel close to the Syrian government is airing footage showing new buses arriving at an evacuation point that was site of a major explosion that killed dozens. Al-Manar TV says the buses arriving late...
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April 15, 2017 - 10:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say two trains have collided at a station in Vienna, injuring at least three people. There were no immediate details on what caused the collision at the Meidling station in the Austrian capital on Saturday afternoon. Railway company OeBB said service to the station was...
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April 15, 2017 - 9:41 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The death toll in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Iran's northwest province of eastern Azarbaijan rose to 30 as rescue teams deployed, state TV reported Saturday. The report said that there are seven people missing in the cities of Ajab Shir and Azarshahr, and that...
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This undated photo provided by Michael Hutton, shows Michael Hutton of Kasilof, Alaska. Hutton, who explored getting health insurance under Obamacare. Hutton is among scores who go without health insurance because they can't afford it in Alaska, which has some of the highest health care costs in the nation. (Michael Hutton via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 9:26 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Going without health insurance is a risk. Going without it in Alaska can be a gamble of a much higher order, for this is a place unlike anywhere else in the U.S., a land of pitiless cold, vast expanses and dangerous, back-breaking work such as pulling fishing nets from the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2011 file photo, Arizona Cardinals' Todd Heap warms up at NFL football training camp in Flagstaff, Ariz. Police say Heap was behind the wheel of the truck when he accidentally struck his 3-year-daughter while moving the vehicle forward outside their home in Mesa Friday, April 14, 2017. Officials said the girl was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. Mesa police said impairment was not a factor. (AP Photo/Matt York)
April 15, 2017 - 9:19 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a former NFL player was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home. The Arizona Republic reports ( http://bit.ly/2nO2juS ) that police say Todd Heap was behind the wheel of the truck when he accidentally...
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This frame grab from video provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media shows Syrian families gathering to leave in buses from Madaya, an opposition-held town near Damascus, Syria, Friday, April 14, 2017. The Syrian government and rebels began a coordinated population transfer Friday of about 10,000 people from four towns besieged for years amid the country's bloody, six-year civil war. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 9:16 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria TV says at least 22 people were killed in an explosion that hit near evacuation buses in northern Syria. A war monitor puts the death toll at 24 in the area controlled by opposition fighters. The explosion Saturday hit at an evacuation point south of Aleppo city where dozens of...
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In this photo taken April 10, 2017, is David Miguel at his home in the community of Hardwick in the San Joaquin Valley where drought has yet to loosen its grip on some residents near Hanford, Calif. State officials lifted the drought emergency for much California, but thousands of people like Miguel still live on water tanks because their wells ran dry. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
April 15, 2017 - 8:58 am
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Knee-high tufts of grass dot the streets of Hardwick, a rural neighborhood with a few dozen homes hemmed in by vineyards and walnut and almond orchards in California's agriculture-rich San Joaquin Valley. Nearby, the Kings River — swollen with rainwater and Sierra Nevada...
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