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Derailed Train Was Speeding, Officials Say

Seven deaths were confirmed Wednesday and the toll was almost certain to go higher.

May 13, 2015

Amtrak Derailment: Death Toll Rises To 7; Investigators Head To Scene

There reportedly were about 230 passengers and five crew members on the train.

May 13, 2015

Hawaii Volcano Lava Wave Nears Homes

Lava from a volcano in Hawaii is slowly flowing toward citizens’ homes, forcing them to evacuate.

October 28, 2014

Residents Told To Prepare To Evacuate As Lava Threatens In Hawaii

A slowly erupting volcano and advancing lava in Hawaii means that some residents are prepared to evacuate.

October 27, 2014

You Don’t Always Need That Ambulance

This new approach to house-calls is being implemented in some U.S cities.

September 22, 2014

Joan Rivers Hospitalized In NYC, Reportedly In Critical Condition

By Christie D’Zurilla, Los Angeles Times Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital, New York police said Thursday morning, reportedly after she suffered complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor’s office. Emergency medical services brought the veteran stand-up comic and “Fashion Police” star to the hospital from “a doctor’s office […]

August 28, 2014

China Quake Toll Rises To 615; Muddy Noodles Open Army To Scrutiny

By Los Angeles Times staff BEIJING — It was framed as a feel-good story about the sacrifice and toughness of Chinese soldiers: Troops who rushed to the site of a deadly earthquake in the southern province of Yunnan resorted to using muddy water to boil their instant noodles in the disaster zone. But the photo-op […]

August 7, 2014