World May 31, 2019

Three dead in Rhine boat sinking; rescuers search for child

Three people were killed and a child is missing after a motorized rubber boat capsized Thursday in the Rhine River between Germany and France. One of those killed was a passer-by who tried to help with the rescue. French and German rescuers are searching for ...

Runaway barges break loose, crash into Oklahoma dam and sink

World May 24, 2019

Runaway barges break loose, crash into Oklahoma dam and sink

Two unmanned barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma crashed into a dam hours later and sank Thursday, and they didn't cause the structure to fail, which officials feared might happen. The barges carrying about 3,800 pounds (1,725 kg) of phosphate ...

Stricken Norwegian cruise liner reaches port after airlift drama

World Mar 25, 2019

Stricken Norwegian cruise liner reaches port after airlift drama

A cruise liner that ran into trouble in stormy seas off Norway reached port under its own steam Sunday after hundreds of passengers were winched to safety by helicopter in a spectacular rescue operation. Escorted by tugboats, the Viking Sky arrived in the port of ...