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Baby Girl Rescued 3 Days After Kenya Building Collapse

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.03.2016 | World

NAIROBI, May 3 (Reuters) - Rescue workers pulled a six-month-old baby girl out of the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital on Tuesday and reunited ...

Ethical Fashion on Rise in Wake of Disaster

Fair Trade USA | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Fair Trade USA

What if your shirt, your pants, or even your underwear were made in factories that provided workers like Reshma with genuine opportunities?

Couple Gets A Huge Wedding Surprise

Posted 07.30.2013 | Comedy

An old Greek tradition encourages the wedding party to smash dishes for good luck. One couple in the city of Kostroma, Russia, had a far more smashing...

100 Feared Trapped As Building Collapses In Rwanda

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

Around 100 people are feared trapped after a four-storey building under construction collapsed in northeastern Rwanda, the government said Tuesday."So...

Bangladesh Building Collapse Claims 260 Lives

Reuters | By JULHAS ALAM and AL-EMRUN GARJON | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — "Save us, brother. I beg you, brother," Mohammad Altab moaned to the rescuers who could not help him. He was pinned between...

PHOTOS: Residents Evacuated After Building Collapse In Brooklyn | Posted 09.01.2012 | New York

BROOKYLN -- A brownstone building in Carroll Gardens collapsed early Monday with six people inside the three-story structure, authorities said. Eme...

PHOTO: Building Collapses In Harlem

Posted 05.07.2012 | New York

A residential building under construction collapsed in Harlem Friday. The five story building, located at 110 W 123 street, apparently pancaked," o...

Building Collapse Kills One, Injures Two

Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

A construction worker was killed and two others were injured during a building collapse in Morningside Heights Thursday morning, ABC reports. The ...

Lebanon's Disaster Waiting to Happen

Patrick Galey | Posted 03.24.2012 | World
Patrick Galey

The cultural damage wrought by the unchecked regeneration of Beirut has been talked about at length, but there are also safety aspects to consider.

Harlem Scaffold Collapses On City Bus And Injures 17, Including Police

Posted 11.20.2011 | New York

Building scaffolding on West 125th Street in Harlem collapsed onto a city bus Tuesday morning, injuring 17 people, including two police officers. ...

Tornado Collapses Florida Airport Hangar, Trapping 70 | Posted 05.31.2011 | Green

DEVELOPING: At least 70 people are trapped in a collapsed building at a central Florida airport after severe weather hit the region, Fox News confirms...

Six-Story Building Collapse Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A six-story building collapse was caught on tape in the northwestern territory of Rajasthan, in India. CBS News reports that the building, which was c...

Brooklyn Building Collapse: 4 Workers Hurt After Williamsburg Building Collapses

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A three-story building in Williamsburg has collapsed. At least four workers were pulled from the rubble and taken to Bellevue hospital after the buil...

Pieces Of SoHo Building Fall To Street

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Police and fire department officials have shut off access to Broadway between Spring and Houston streets after pieces of a building's roof fell to the...

Building Crack Forces Evacuations On Mott Street

ABC 7 | Jen Maxfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The crack between 273 and 275 Mott Street starts near the roof and shoots down more than 20 feet. It's a few inches wide already, and city officials w...