At Texas border, joy and chaos as U.S. reunites migrant families

Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge.

Thirteen dead, divers search sunken Missouri tourist boat for missing

Divers on Friday pulled bodies from the wreckage of a “duck boat” that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing at least 13 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents in recent years.

Branson, Missouri, tourist cheer marred by ‘duck boat’ tragedy

The cheer of Branson, Missouri, a Midwestern tourist destination known for bucolic scenery, country music and family-friendly attractions like a toy museum, turned somber Friday after at least 13 people died when the “duck boat” they were riding in sank.

At least 11 drown as ‘duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri: police

At least 11 people including children drowned when an amphibious “duck boat” carrying 31 people capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri on Thursday.

‘Duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri, kills at least eight: police

At least eight people drowned when an amphibious “duck boat” capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri with 31 people, including children, on board, police said on Thursday as divers searched for other possible victims.

At least eight killed as ‘duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri: police

At least eight people drowned when an amphibious “duck boat” capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri with 31 people on board, police said on Thursday, and divers were searching for other possible victims.

Asbestos from Manhattan steam pipe blast forces evacuations

Residents and workers from 49 buildings near the site of an early-morning steam pipe explosion in Manhattan were evacuated, many for at least two days, on Thursday after lung-damaging asbestos was found on debris from the blast, officials said.

More firefighters join battle against Yosemite blaze

Reinforcements arrived on Thursday to engage a dangerous wildfire burning in steep, difficult terrain at the edge of Yosemite National Park in California that has already killed one firefighter and injured two others, fire officials said.