Crews continued to drill holes to vent explosive gasses out of a mine in West Virginia where four miners are still missing. Jim Lehrer gets an update from NPR reporter Frank Langfitt on the scene about the search efforts and…
Following the deadly mine explosion in southern West Virginia, Jim Lehrer talks to two reporters about the ongoing recovery efforts, the dangers of mining coal and the state of safety standards in the industry.
The search for four missing miners was halted because of dangerous conditions underground Tuesday, following a massive explosion that claimed 25 lives in West Virginia. Gwen Ifill reports on the rescue effort in the deadliest U.S. mining disaster in 26…
In other news, an attacker shot and killed a security guard inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., and at least 28 people were killed in a car bombing in Iraq.
Reports of a devastating death toll from North Korean train explosions near the Chinese border took shape Friday with government officials saying several hundred were believed killed in the blast, the British ambassador to North Korea said Friday.
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