Accidents

New Orleans collapse site worry: Tropical weather

Oct 15, 2019

Tropical weather is the latest worry in New Orleans, where officials say experts have yet to come up with a viable plan for stabilizing a partially collapsed building and two damaged construction cranes

NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit

Oct 15, 2019

NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to this week because of power system failure at International Space Station

Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask

Oct 14, 2019

U.S. officials pressed to say how they can transport nuclear waste without disaster are clashing with critics over the risk and how far technology has come

Polish politician rescues child and father from burning car

Oct 8, 2019

A left-wing party leader in Poland has won praise across the political spectrum after he helped a 2-year-old boy and his father escape a burning car on a highway

Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines went into records after crash

Oct 7, 2019

AP Exclusive: Ethiopian Airlines' former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint that the carrier went into maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day after it crashed this year, a breach he contends was part of a pattern of corruption

The Latest: 20 N Korean crew thrown to sea in boat collision

Oct 7, 2019

The Japanese Fisheries Agency says its patrol boat and a North Korean fishing boat collided in Japan's northern waters where North Koreans have increased poaching

Authorities release names of Michigan plane crash victims

Oct 4, 2019

Authorities have released the names of three Indiana men killed and three others injured when the small plane they were in crashed near a mid-Michigan airport

World War II-era bomber crashes; at least 7 reported dead

Oct 2, 2019

A Connecticut state official says at least seven people have been killed in the crash of a World War II-era B-17 bomber at the Hartford airport

Reports say Boeing insider filed safety complaint about Max

Oct 2, 2019

A Boeing engineer reportedly filed internal complaint that backup safety system on the 737 Max was rejected because of cost concerns

The Latest: Airport reopens after vintage bomber crash

Oct 2, 2019

Bradley International Airport has reopened one runway after a World War II-era bomber crashed during an aborted takeoff attempt

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