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'Thousands' of bridges in Italy may be at risk, experts warn

Unknown numbers of people were still missing two days after a highway bridge in northern Italy gave way, authorities said, as experts warned Thursday that thousands of other bridges in Italy could be at risk of collapse.

Highway bridge collapses in Italy, leaving about two dozen dead

A major section of a highway bridge in northern Italy partially collapsed on Tuesday, sending vehicles hurtling toward the earth and leaving 22 people dead, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.

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Kansas Science Teacher Gets Deportation Hearing 

A Kansas science teacher has been given the opportunity to argue his deportation case after months of legal battles and support from his community, ...

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Parkland Students Start School Year with Tightened Security

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a more secure campus Wednesday as they began their first new school year since a gunman ...

'Apocalyptic scene' as highway bridge collapses in Italy; 23 dead

An official warned that "an immense tragedy" appeared to be unfolding.

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Jail for Burundi head teacher busted sitting student's exam

Benjamin Manirambona says he was doing the exam on behalf of a soldier who is serving in Somalia.

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Taliban Offensive Exposes Fragile US Hopes for Afghan Peace 

A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That's raising questions about the viability of the American game ...

In Puerto Rico, new school year begins after Hurricane Maria, big changes to school system

Families return to much-debated school consolidations and a new teacher registration system as officials cite the need to improve schools amid budget woes.

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Head teacher busted sitting student's exam

Burundian Benjamin Manirambona wore a blue uniform to try to blend in with the schoolchildren.

Three dead in Bologna highway gas tanker explosion

At least three people died and 67 were injured after a gas tanker exploded on a highway in Bologna, Italy, a spokesman for Italian State Police told ...

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Tanker Truck Explodes on Highway in Italy, Killing at Least 2 People

The authorities said they weren’t sure yet what was in the truck’s tanks, but one Italian news agency reported that the truck was carrying liquefied ...

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Police: No Arrests in Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

Chicago police say they have not arrested anyone in connection with this weekend's violence in the city, in which 66 people were shot, 12 of them fatally. The city's police chief, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, said additional officers have been ...

At least 2 dead, dozens injured in Italian highway explosion

At least 67 people were injured in the incident, which included the collapse of part of a highway overpass, Italian police said.

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34 People Shot in Chicago in Just 24 Hours

Chicago police say they will not be defeated after an unusually violent weekend that saw at least 34 people shot in the city in just 24 hours. Five of those victims died, including a 17-year-old girl who was shot in the face. "This is the worst I've ever seen it," a policeman told the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. "It's hot right now. There's ...

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US Teacher Rows Solo across Atlantic in Record Time

A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing.   Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary's in the Isles of Scilly, off England's southwestern tip, late ...

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Palestinian Girls Will Pitch Their App to Silicon Valley 

Four Palestinian high school friends are heading to California this week to pitch their mobile app about fire prevention to Silicon Valley’s tech ...

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