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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

1 construction worker dies in bridge collapse in Missouri
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1 construction worker dies in bridge collapse in Missouri

KEARNEY, Mo. — One construction worker died and two others were injured Wednesday when a bridge under construction in northwest Missouri collapsed, officials said. Workers were pouring concrete for the deck of the bridge when it fell, Clay County officials said. The bridge, which was replacing an older bridge, spanned Carroll Creek in a rural...

TikTok challenge possibly linked to teens’ deadly car crash
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TikTok challenge possibly linked to teens’ deadly car crash

A police commissioner says a car crash that killed four teenagers in Buffalo, New York, may have been linked to a Tiktok car-theft challenge BUFFALO, N.Y. — A car crash that left four teenagers dead may have been linked to a TikTok challenge, a police commissioner said. A total of six teenagers were in a...

Florida governor debate 2022: Five takeaways from the only debate between DeSantis and Crist
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Florida governor debate 2022: Five takeaways from the only debate between DeSantis and Crist

CNN  —  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Democrat Charlie Crist went toe-to-toe on abortion, Hurricane Ian response, the state’s ongoing culture wars and the rising Republican’s future political ambitions in an hour-long debate that produced a handful of notable moments that may just yet fire up Democrats in this state. Down in the polls and...

Swedes find 17th century sister vessel to famed Vasa warship
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Swedes find 17th century sister vessel to famed Vasa warship

STOCKHOLM — Marine archaeologists in Sweden say they have found the sister vessel of a famed 17th century warship that sank on its maiden voyage and is now on display in a popular Stockholm museum. The wreck of the royal warship Vasa was raised in 1961, remarkably well preserved, after more than 300 years underwater...

Passengers in fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes are ‘crime victims,’ US judge says
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Passengers in fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes are ‘crime victims,’ US judge says

A US judge in Texas ruled on Friday that people killed in two Boeing (BA) 737 MAX crashes are legally considered “crime victims,” a designation that will determine what remedies should be imposed. In December, some crash victims’ relatives said the US Justice Department violated their legal rights when it struck a January 2021 deferred...

Mechanical issue may have caused deadly seaplane crash
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Mechanical issue may have caused deadly seaplane crash

SEATTLE — A mechanical issue may have caused the seaplane crash that killed 10 people off an island in Washington state last month, U.S. investigators said Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board, the agency investigating the Sept. 4 crash off Whidbey Island, said it appeared a critical part that moved the plane’s horizontal tail stabilizer...

Hurricane Roslyn makes landfall in Mexico, potentially bringing ‘life-threatening’ conditions
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Hurricane Roslyn makes landfall in Mexico, potentially bringing ‘life-threatening’ conditions

CNN  —  Hurricane Roslyn slammed into west-central Mexico on Sunday, bringing torrential rain and threatening inland flooding. “This rainfall could lead to flash flooding and landslides in areas of rugged terrain, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. CNN Weather As of 2 p.m. ET Sunday, Roslyn was centered about 90 kilometers (55 miles) south-southeast of...