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Truck Sought After Blasts Damage Parked Car, Shake Homes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police are searching for a white pickup truck after explosions in two neighborhoods that shook homes and damaged a parked car. An incendiary device was thrown from a moving vehicle in the Lawrenceville neighborhood just after 9 …

Insurers, Drugmakers Sail into Unknown With Covid Vaccine Rollout

LONDON — Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and spur demand for new areas of coverage, leaving underwriters on high alert. Pharmaceutical companies …

Notre Dame Cathedral Worksite Refitted For Virus Safety

PARIS — Workers are refitting the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from the virus and allow cleanup efforts at the Paris landmark to resume. More than a year after the blaze, workers still haven’t finished …

Croatia Quake Injures 17 Amid Partial Coronavirus Lockdown

ZAGREB, Croatia — A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused panic, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the capital’s iconic cathedral — all amid a partial coronavirus lockdown. A 15-year-old was reported to be in critical …

3 Missing After Barge Crash on Mississippi River

LULING, La. — Three people were missing after two barge towing vessels collided Sunday on the Mississippi River in an accident that also may have released a small amount of toxic vapor into the air, the Coast Guard said. The …

Fire Damages Home of Man Who Helped Create American Football

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A fire on Christmas morning heavily damaged the historic home of Walter Camp, a Connecticut man credited with developing American football. Firefighters in New Haven said the fire started around 8 a.m. Wednesday in the three-story, …

Authorities Counting Lost Homes in Arizona

Authorities say they are trying to determine how many homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed when winds pushed a fire south of Sierra Vista into neighborhoods. Winds gusts of 50 mph pushed the Monument fire down a mountain and …