There are still many questions about what happened at the Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida. Earlier warnings regarding needed repair work are prompting questions about the original design and construction, and whether cost concerns eclipsed risk concerns. William Brangham discusses…
By William Brangham
President Joe Biden drew on his own experiences with grief and loss to comfort families affected by the Florida condo collapse, telling them to “never give up hope” even as the search for survivors paused early Thursday, a week after…
By Alexandra Jaffe, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Since the sudden collapse of the 12-story Champlain Towers South last week in Surfside, rescuers have been working to peel back layers of concrete on the pancaked building without disturbing the unstable pile of debris.
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, rescue crews in Surfside, Florida, have spent another long day, delicately digging into a collapsed condominium tower and hoping to find survivors. A scorching heat wave along the Pacific Northwest coast has moved east after…
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Russ Bynum, Associated Press
Search and rescue teams from Miami-Dade have been deployed around the world. This time disaster struck at home.
By Amna Nawaz, David Coles
The confirmed death toll from a tragic condo building collapse in Surfside, Florida rose to 11 people Monday. More than 150 others are still missing. While rescue teams have been searching the rubble for the better part of five days,…
By Terry Spencer, Russ Bynum, Associated Press
Rescuers searching for a fifth day for survivors of a Florida condo building collapse used bucket brigades and heavy machinery Monday as they worked atop a precarious mound of pulverized concrete.
By Stephanie Sy
Emergency crews continued searching the rubble for those still missing Friday as the Surfside, Florida community grieves the lives lost. Stephanie Sy has our report with Patricia Mazzei, the Miami bureau chief for The New York Times.
By Terry Spencer, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
With scores of firefighters working overnight to reach any possible survivors both from under and atop the remains of the building, hopes rested on how quickly crews using dogs and microphones to sift through the wreckage could complete their grim,…
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