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This photo provided by WWL-TV shows several construction standing after a large portion of the Hard Rock Hotel, under construction suddenly collapsed Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 in New Orleans. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured. Upper floors began to fall on top of each other before one side of the building fell to the ground below. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured. (WWL-TV via AP)
New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a missing workerAuthorities still searching for a worker missing in the weekend collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans; body of 1 of the 2 dead recovered
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Eye Reflection in Selfie Was All Her Stalker NeededCelebrities, and anyone else hoping not to be found by creeps on the internet, can learn from an alarming stalking case out of Japan. According to media reports, a member of the J-pop group Tenshitsukinukeniyomi was sexually assaulted at her Tokyo apartment building last month after a fan figured out...
Newser10 hours ago
A view of electrical power lines near Moraga Way in Orinda, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Business continue to be closed due to the recent Pacific Gas and Electric shutdown. The utility began restoring power to Bay Area residents Thursday, taking the first steps in what could be a days-long process to end an outage that left many homes and businesses in the dark. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/East Bay Times via AP)
California power outages highlight economic disparityThe power blackouts in California are highlighting growing income disparity, with access to electricity increasingly available to those who can afford to pay.
The Associated Press14 hours ago
This aerial photo shows the Hard Rock Hotel, which was under construction, after a fatal partial collapse in New Orleans, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: 2nd person dead in building collapseNew Orleans' officials say a second person has died in the partial collapse of a hotel under construction
The Associated Press21 hours ago
This aerial photo shows the Hard Rock Hotel, which was under construction, after a fatal partial collapse in New Orleans on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (Chris Granger/The Advocate via AP)
Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, 1 missingA hotel construction project at the edge of New Orleans' French Quarter remains dangerously unstable after a collapse that killed one person and left two missing in the wreckage.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2015, file photo, workers prepare an oil containment boom at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., two days after an oil pipeline ruptured, polluting beaches and killing hundreds of birds and marine mammals. California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
California governor signs bill limiting oil, gas developmentCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency. On Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, Visa and MasterCard announced their departures from the Libra project, as did e-commerce giant eBay and payments startup Stripe.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Facebook's Libra currency battered by defections, pushbackFacebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency
The Associated Press1 day ago
Firefighters battle the Saddleridge fire in Sylmar, Calif., Friday Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/David Swanson)
California outages ease after wind, fire danger move southThe lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when Pacific Gas & Electric switched it off this week to try to prevent wildfires
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this April 10, 2019 photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for India-based Jet Airways lands following a test flight at Boeing Field in Seattle. Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration are both partly at fault for the failures of the 737 Max, the plane model involved in two fatal crashes, according to a new report. The New York Times said Friday, Oct. 11  that a multiagency task force found that Boeing didn’t appropriately explain the plane’s new automated system to regulators, and the FAA didn’t have the capability to effectively analyze much of what Boeing did share about the plane. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the 737 MaxBoeing, FAA both at fault for missing flaws in the 737 Max before deadly crashes
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 29, 2019 file photo, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference after the company's annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum in Chicago. Boeing has taken the chairman title away from CEO Dennis Muilenburg as the aircraft maker continues to struggle with fallout from two deadly plane crashes, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jim Young, Pool, File)
Boeing names new board chairman in setback to CEOBoeing takes chairman title away from CEO Dennis Muilenburg as it continues to struggle with fallout from two deadly plane crashes
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This April 22, 2005, file photo, shows logos for MasterCard and Visa credit cards at the entrance of a New York coffee shop. Visa and Mastercard are dropping out of Facebook’s Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network’s plan for a worldwide digital currency, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Visa, Mastercard shun Facebook's Libra digital currency planPayment giants Visa and Mastercard drop out of Facebook's digital currency project Libra, a difficult blow to Libra
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE this Sept. 30, 2019 file photo shows a WeWork sign  on a building in New York.  WeWork says it will close its elementary school in New York next year, as the office-sharing company grapples with a cash crunch following its botched attempt to sell its stock on Wall Street. The company said Friday, Oct. 11, 2019  it will close the “WeGrow” school in Manhattan at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
WeWork to close its New York elementary school next yearWeWork to close its elementary school next year as it faces cash crunch after botched IPO
The Associated Press2 days ago
Big avocado earns Hawaii family Guinness World Records honorA Hawaii family has won a spot with the Guinness World Records for the world's heaviest avocado
The Associated Press2 days ago
Backlash Over Barring Player Hits Big Game MakerVideo game maker Activision Blizzard is paying for barring a Hong Kong player who shouted support for the pro-democracy demonstrators last weekend. Gamers are calling for a boycott, the company is taking a beating on social media, and the stock price is down almost 4% this week, CBS News reports....
Newser2 days ago
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