Authorities said it appeared nobody was killed in the bridge failure.
Blasts, shooting in center of Afghan capital
KABUL (Reuters) - Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area. There were at least four blasts interspersed by heavy shooting, a Reuters witness said. The first blast was a suicide car bomb and occurred at about 4 p.m. (1130 GMT) near an int......
Bird flu strain may spread from human to human
By Lavinia Mo HONG KONG (Reuters) - The H7N9 bird flu virus may be capable of spreading from human to human and can be transmitted not only through direct contact but also through airborne exposure, researchers at the University of Hong Kong have found. The researchers found in a study, presented at a news briefing on Friday, that three ferrets - t......
Terry McAuliffe?s brother goes from conservative activist to Democrat
Terry McAuliffe in a tight race to become Virginia's next governor.
Exiled cleric who taught UK knifeman praises 'courage'
"I think Michael is going to stand for what God has destined for him," Bakri said.
Some unions now angry about health care overhaul
The issue could create a political headache next year for Democrats.
No guarantee of peace, North Korean envoy warns China
The official also stressed that his country is willing to hold talks.
IRS replaces official who revealed targeting
Lois Lerner is the third top official moved aside in the scandal.
Obama's drone speech welcomed in Pakistan, Yemen
Pakistanis hope the policy could help relations and Yemen says it's killed terrorists.
BA jet makes emergency landing after engine fire
By Rhys Jones and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - A British Airways plane with 80 people on board made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow airport on Friday after the right engine burst into flames shortly after take-off and the casing ripped away from the left. The British carrier, part of IAG, said all 75 passengers and five crew member......