Injuries

How To Improve Temp Worker Safety
There are many things that can be done to protect this vulnerable workforce, from better recordkeeping to more targeted OSHA inspections, to reforming the way insurance companies write workers' compensation policies. Read more...
Two Injured As Fuel Tanker Flips, Bursts Into Flames In Long Island
A fuel tanker overturned and burst into flames on a Long Island highway just before midnight Tuesday, causing two injuries and causing an inferno that charred several cars, damaged two homes and a Harley-Davidson dealership. Read more...
On any given night, nearly 63,000 veterans are homeless. Many suffer chronic debilitating mental health problems. Read more...
Pakistan Earthquake Kills Hundreds
Most people live in easily-collapsible mud homes, and many are feared to be trapped under the rubble. Read more...
Explosions Engulf Florida Propane Plant
Fifteen people were not immediately accounted for following multiple explosions and a fire at a propane tank refilling plant in central Florida, said John Harrell, a spokesman for the Lake County Sheriff's office. But by 2:00a.m., all of the plant's employees were accounted for. Read more...

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Report Details Failed Afghan Project Linked To U.S. Soldier Deaths
The failure to install a system to prevent insurgents from planting roadside bombs in hundreds of locations has led to the injuries and death of several American soldiers, according to a report released Tuesday by American investigators. Read more...
Taliban militants attacked key buildings near Afghanistan's presidential palace and the U.S. CIA headquarters in Kabul, a brazen assault that could derail attempts for peace talks to end 12 years of war. Read more...
Turkey’s two major unions—which consist of roughly 800,000 workers—went on a one-day strike on Monday to show solidarity with the protesters who were evicted from Gezi Park on Saturday night. Read more...
Thousands of peaceful protesters, choking on the fumes and stumbling among the tents, put up little physical resistance, even as plain-clothes police manhandled many to drive them from the park. Read more...
The raucous protests that have rocked Istanbul over the past week ramped up as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent in troops to clear Gezi Park. Read more...