THE death toll from a gas outburst at a colliery in central China's Henan Province Wednesday has risen to 12, local authorities said Friday. There were five confirmed deaths and seven people trapped underground on ...

Reports from Venezuela say search teams have found survivors in a military helicopter six days after it crashed in the country's Amazon region.Thirteen people, including civilians, were on board the Mi-17V-5 helicopter, ...

Uber drivers are employees for which the company must pay social security contributions, a Swiss insurance agency has ruled, dealing a blow to the U.S. ride-hailing platform that says drivers are freelance ...

A commuter train has derailed during rush hour in New York City, injuring dozens of people.The Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks as it arrived at the busy Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn.New York's fire ...

ORLANDO, Fla. — Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a car to crash into two people in Orlando, killing one of them. Officials said a woman was pushing a man in a wheelchair in the crosswalk at Orange ...

A family in Masaba South Sub-County, Kisii County, were shocked life after their son Vincent Oyugi showed up on Tuesday, a month after they had buried a body presumed to be his. Mr Oyugi, who lives in a rented house in ...

Dubai: Police have arrested a man, 34, after he ran over two pedestrians in Dubai while under the influence of alcohol. The accident occurred last Friday, December 30, 2016, at around 5am, along Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, ...

 Three people have been taken to hospital after a bus crash near Lithgow in the Blue Mountains on Thursday. Emergency services were called to the intersection of State Mine Gully Road and Old Bells Line of Road at ...

When John F. Kennedy spoke at the United Nations on September 25, 1961, he talked about the dangers of the atomic age. “Today, every inhabitant of this planet must contemplate the day when this planet may no longer ...

Three people were killed and over a dozen were injured in a major road accident in Russia’s Altai Territory, a local Interior Ministry representative told RIA Novosti. BARNAUL (Sputnik) – The accident occurred ...

The commuter train that derailed and crashed at the height of morning rush hour in New York City on Wednesday was likely the result of fast speeds, the engineer, or both, a local transit official said hours after the ...

Houston Texans football star J.J. Watt has come to the rescue of one young fan. Noah Fulmer, 8, was one of four people injured in a terrifying New Year's Eve car accident in Matagorda Beach, Texas — an accident made ...

Tesla Motors is denying responsibility for an accident in which a Southern California owner of a Model X SUV alleges was the result of a malfunction on the electric vehicle. The driver last month filed a class-action ...

A Chinese woman has died in a road crash near Christchurch, on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, police said Thursday. The Chinese national, 26, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the Christchurch-Akaroa ...

George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a few weeks, his father, who belonged to the next farm over, was killed in a log hauling accident. ...

She's given to so many, now it's time to help out Canberra's soup kitchen lady. Stasia Dabrowski, now 91, wrote off the soup kitchen van when it clipped a railing on Hindmarsh Drive last Tuesday. Canberra's soup ...

A couple in Texas, whose five-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident after a distracted driver on FaceTime slammed into their car, is suing Apple. James and Bethany Modisette, the parents of the child, are ...

ON a crisp winter’s morning, we drove straight into the blinding sun for the two hours to the Ricoh Arena. We found a cracking pub, the Greyhound at Longford, for a superb lunch of Tandoori charcoal grilled chicken ...

The man arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured two Las Vegas police officers Monday night has been identified. Joseph Brunetti, 31, was arrested on three counts of DUI with substantial bodily harm ...

Badgers discovered the burial site of 12th century Slavic warriors and a Stonehenge cremation burial. The Lascaux cave paintings were discovered by four schoolchildren and a dog. The 5,000-year-old corpse of Ötzi was ...