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A boy drowned in the Russian River in Sonoma County on Sunday evening, the second drowning reported in the river over the weekend.
A wooden boat with 60 people on board capsized in Kapuas river in Central Kalimantan on Tuesday, killing 12 people and leaving 6 missing, rescuers disclosed.
Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.
This aerial handout file photo shows coast guard members searching for passengers near a South Korean ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon on April 16, 2014.
South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking said Tuesday they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends, and demanded that crew members be punished for abandoning the passengers and fleeing the ship.
"The angel of the Lord came upon Peter and a light shined in the prison; and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him upand his chains fell off."
Two kayakers who got in over their heads in the waters off New York have put authorities at John F. Kennedy Airport on the defensive after flipping their boat and accidentally finding themselves in a restricted area of the airport.
Two people were hurt Saturday night when a cable snapped on the Skyhawk ride that swings up to 125 feet in the air, said Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards.
A man who had been involved in an accident earlier on the water on Saturday evening is dead after having a second accident just minutes later.
Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.
A man in South Texas has died after the boat he was on sank in a bay near the Gulf of Mexico.
This Sunday, July 27, 2014, photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office shows emergency personnel at the scene of a small plane crash in Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla.
A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.
On Monday, Francesco Schettino had posed for photographers at the Italian publisher Pietro Graus's third annual "White Party" - an exclusive event that the mogul hosts on the island in the Bay of Naples and at which all the guests wear white.
The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has drowned after he fell into Sacandaga Lake while docking a pontoon boat.
About a third of the remaining 36 survivors of the worst single seagoing disaster in U.S. Navy history gathered for a reunion this weekend in Indianapolis, the city for which their doomed ship was named.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 01:15 am
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