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China chemical plant blast kills 44, injures hundreds more

Mar 22, 2019

The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured

Pole vaulter, 84, sets her sights on more records

Mar 22, 2019

84-year-old pole vaulter heads to world competition and hopes to set more records at 85

Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details

Mar 22, 2019

Indonesian transport safety chair disputes reports of recorded final moments of crashed Lion Air flight

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Mar 22, 2019

Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia

Residents fret about chemical plant fire, despite assurances

Mar 22, 2019

Officials have lifted an order to remain indoors after several readings showed that the air quality had improved near a scorched petrochemical storage facility in suburban Houston

The Latest: Classes canceled at more schools near tank fires

Mar 22, 2019

Two more Houston-area school districts near a burning petrochemical tank farm have called off classes

A local government in China reports the death toll in a chemical plant explosion has risen to 44

Mar 22, 2019

A local government in China reports the death toll in a chemical plant explosion has risen to 44

Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries

Mar 21, 2019

The top U.S. military officer plans to meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ground on the U.S.

Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site

Mar 21, 2019

Tribes are urging U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site with massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization

Legislative panel debates Walz 70 percent gas tax hike plan

Mar 21, 2019

The Minnesota Legislature has begun work in earnest on Gov. Tim Walz's transportation plan, including his disputed proposal to raise the state's gasoline tax by 70 percent

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