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Families, rescuers hold vigil near collapsed building

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Family members and rescue workers held a vigil Wednesday night near the site of a collapsed Florida condo building shortly after officials announced that they had given up hope o...

Building collapse shows town's rich, middle-class division

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The condo tower collapse in Surfside could exacerbate the division that already exists between the tiny Florida town’s new luxury buildings built for the global elite and those c...

Work review for ex-official connected to collapsed building

MIAMI (AP) — The vice mayor of a South Florida city said Tuesday that he wants a review of all the work done by a former municipal official who assured condo board members in a nearby city that their ...

4 more victims found in rubble; death toll rises to 32

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The discovery of four more victims in the rubble of a collapsed condominium building raised the death toll to 32, officials said Tuesday as a ramped-up search effort faced new th...

July Fourth Latest: White House marks holiday with party

The latest on Fourth of July celebrations across the U.S.: 8:45 p.m. WASHINGTON — The White House party for the July Fourth holiday has the hallmarks of both happin...

Tragedy casts pall over July Fourth holiday in South Florida

The Fourth of July holiday was marked with somber tones in South Florida, where a collapsed building has left at least 24 dead and more than 120 missing under rubble. “July 4 is ordi...

Biden to visit site of Florida building collapse on Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Surfside, Florida, on Thursday to visit with the families of victims of the collapsed Miami-area condominium tower. ...

'Our backyard': Tragedy strikes home for Miami-Dade rescuers

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue teams from Miami-Dade are considered among the best and most experienced in the world, dispatched to epic disaster scenes far beyond Florida — from the rubble o...

Argentine family among missing in Florida building collapse

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The remains of 11 people have been found after the collapse of a 12-story beachfront condominium building in Florida, authorities said Monday. The Associated Press has been repor...

Before building collapse, $9M+ in repairs needed

Owners of units in a Florida oceanfront condo building that collapsed with deadly consequences were just days away from a deadline to start making steep payments toward more than $9 million in major r...

Crews at collapse site find body, raising death toll to five

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews found another body in the rubble of a collapsed 12-story condominium tower near Miami on Saturday, raising the death toll to five as they raced to recover any surviv...

Fire official: 35 people were pulled from collapsed building in Miami area, search and rescue efforts ongoing

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Fire official: 35 people were pulled from collapsed building in Miami area, search and rescue efforts ongoing.

Gas pipe explosion kills 12 in central Chinese city, CCTV reports

A gas pipe explosion in a residential community in a central Chinese city killed 12 people and injured 138, state media CCTV reported Sunday. One hundred-fifty people were evacuated following the d...

After Amazon: Labor tries to regroup in wake of Alabama loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again. Amazon wareh...

Infant found alive after Egypt building collapse

CAIRO (AP) — Search and rescue workers pulled a 6-month-old baby alive from the rubble of a collapsed building as the death toll from the incident rose to 25, Egyptian officials said Sunday. ...