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It was a BUS crash

February 3, 2009

Seven killed in Arizona tourist bush crash

The only bush crash that’s happened lately in the U.S. is by George W.

D.L.K.

Quite a few readers noticed this one. We corrected: GBU Editor

Officials work the scene at tour bus accident that left seven Chinese tourists dead on US-93 near Dolan Springs, Arizona January 30, 2009. REUTERS/Richard Brian/Henderson Home News

Poignant photo

January 27, 2009

As a regular newspaper reader I have viewed thousands of photos, digital records of the world’s curiosities, joyful moments, trials and tragedies. Most leave no lasting impression.

Fire evacuation numbers

Fire forces evacuation of 11,000 homes in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) – Three windblown wildfires have destroyed at least two structures, jumped a major road and forced the evacuation of 11,000 homes outside Boulder, Colorado, fire authorities said on Wednesday.

Ports still at risk…

Three years after Katrina, Gulf ports at risk

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gustav-200.jpgPORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (Reuters) – The drive south from New Orleans toward the Gulf of Mexico is a study in coastal vulnerability.

Titanic sinking…

Titanic life jacket sells for $68,500

titanic-200.jpgThe liner sank during its maiden voyage from the British port of Southampton to New York when it hit an iceberg, causing some 1,500 people to die.

And then what happened?

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A Kosovo Albanian man in the Kosovo town of Stimlje, south of the capital Pristina, tries to rescue his horse after it veered off the road and fell into a river March 26, 2008.  REUTERS/Hazir Reka