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Topic - Disaster_Accident
It's sometimes called highway hypnosis or white-line fever, and it's familiar to anyone who has driven long distances along a monotonous route.
A Washington woman with an affinity for tracking police activity on her scanner, and live tweeting out updates to her followers, unwittingly sent out social media details of her own husband's fatal car crash as the action unfolded.
A suicide bomber carting explosives in a car set off a firestorm at the defense ministry facility in Yemen, killing 15 soldiers and injuring at least 40.
Arizona officials have determined that a high school football player who collapsed on the field last month died of blunt force trauma to his head.
An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "daze" and nodded at the controls before suddenly realizing something was wrong and hitting the brakes, a lawyer said.
Mexico's nuclear safety director says a stolen container of radioactive material has been found empty.
The crane operator involved in last week's deadly accident at the Sao Paulo stadium that's hosting the opening match of the World Cup told police Wednesday that he'd noticed nothing out of the ordinary ahead of the incident, his attorney said.
Westboro Baptist Church members have announced plans to protest and picket at the funeral of Hollywood actor Paul Walker, who, along with another man, died Saturday in a fiery car crash in California.
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board have sent union members packing from the site of the train derailment that killed four and injured dozens Sunday in the New York borough of the Bronx, saying railroad workers violated an agreement and released sensitive information to the press.
The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday announced it will base its new F-35 fighter plane at Burlington International Airport despite complaints that the planes would be too noisy and pose a risk to the community.
While the neighborhood where "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker died in a fiery crash is known to attract street racers, law enforcement officials do not believe the Porsche he and a friend were riding in had been racing another car.
The San Francisco Giants say some of the baseball club's minor league players were injured in a Tuesday morning automobile collision in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The San Francisco Giants say some of the baseball club's minor league players were treated for minor injuries after a traffic collision in Scottsdale, Ariz.
A commuter train that derailed Sunday, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was unclear, he said.
Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night's matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game.