Stories tagged: tragedy
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
The anxious counsel from his aides as Trump prepared to react to the mass shooting was a reminder of Trump’s troubled track record in such delicate moments. Trump often has …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Then and Now: While Spokane burned, the city’s water superintendent was in Coeur d’Alene doing boat repairs
Spokane’s water superintendent, Rolla A. Jones, was in Coeur d’Alene doing repairs on a steamboat he owned when Spokane’s great fire of 1889 broke out.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country’s southwestern coast, an emotional moment …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Firefighters who responded to a Vermont crash called it “the most horrific scene they have seen in their 10 to 15 years.”
Mon., June 27, 2016
Lawmakers refuse to consider measures favored by the vast majority of us to keep guns away from those who should not have them. Yet we keep returning these paragons of …
UPDATED: Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
A Kenyan woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
An Atlanta fire spokesman says a fire has killed multiple victims at a boarding house.
Fri., March 23, 2012, 12:10 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama spoke in unusually personal terms today about the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida, a case that has roiled civil rights activists …
Tue., Nov. 23, 2010
Tragedies happen to people. This seems obvious, but it is not something easily discussed, especially around the holidays. The death of a child, suicide of a loved one, loss of …