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May 4, 2018 12:45 AM New York City Mayor Supports Supervised Drug-Use Facilities

One-year pilot program, if approved by state and city officials, would focus on four neighborhoods New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing the use of facilities where users can inject drugs under medical supervision, saying they are necessary to prevent overdose deaths and encourage addiction treatment. Overdose fatalities in New York City have more than doubled 9

March 22, 2018 6:38 AM 18 dead as Thai tour bus loses control, crashes off road

BANGKOK – A chartered tour bus has reportedly lost control on downhill curve in Thailand's northeast and plunged off the side of the road, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens more. The Thai PBS television network reported on its website that in addition to the dead, 33 passengers were hurt in Wednesday night's accident in Nakhon Ratchasima 23

February 23, 2018 2:20 PM At least 3 killed in small plane crash in rural Indiana

There were no survivors of a small plane crash in rural Indiana on Thursday night. The Cessna 441 plane left from Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis at 7:21 p.m. before crashing in a field north of Rossville, Indiana, on its way to Green Bay, Wisconsin just 18 minutes later, according to WRTV. "Unfortunately when officers responded to the area near 500 West and 500 South 43

February 22, 2018 3:50 AM 25 injured after ferry explosion

An explosion on a ferry in Mexico has left a number of people injured, according to local officials in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. There were 25 people injured in the explosion, the director of Civil Protection for Playa del Carmen told ABC News. Among the injured were five foreigners: two Americans and three Canadians, the director also said. There 82

February 19, 2018 2:00 PM Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, unleashes towering ash column

The Pacific's "Ring of Fire" is a breeding ground for natural disasters. Here's a look at the most recent incidents. JAKARTA, Indonesia – Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning 126

February 14, 2018 10:41 PM Recent school shootings in the US

Police take shooting suspect into custody following incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. During the last year, multiple schools across the U.S. have been impacted by shootings, which have resulted in the deaths of both students and faculty members. Authorities rushed to the scene of an active shooting Wednesday at a high school 30

February 14, 2018 9:21 PM Numerous fatalities, at least 14 victims in Florida high school shooting, gunman in custody

Numerous fatalities in Fla. school shooting, gunman in custody A gunman is in custody after a shooting at a Florida high school Wednesday killed a number of victims and left more than a dozen injured. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said it was “working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter” at Majority Stoneman Douglas High School 48

February 14, 2018 7:57 PM Minnesota renews push for tax on prescription opioids

(Reuters) - Citing rising opioid fatalities, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced a renewed legislative proposal to tax prescription opioid pills to help fund treatment. Minnesota is one of at least 13 states to have considered an opioid tax in recent years to help pay for the fallout from the United States’ opioid epidemic, although 48

February 11, 2018 11:36 PM Officials: 4 killed in Southern California small plane crash

Four people were killed Sunday when a small, home-built plane crashed near a mountain town in Southern California, authorities said. The private plane went down late Sunday morning in a remote canyon about 40 miles (73 km) north of downtown Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The aircraft broke apart and debris was strewn 41

January 25, 2018 5:14 PM School bus crashes in France, 5 children seriously injured

PARIS – French authorities say a crash between a school bus and a car has left 27 people injured, including five children who were seriously injured. The local authority in the Gers department said that 18 other children and four adults were slightly injured. The bus was transporting 45 middle school pupils and five adults, including the driver. It's not clear 21