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By tomorrow morning, all of the 33 miners who've been trapped for nearly 10 weeks in a Chilean mine are expected to be on the surface. The first dozen to be rescued were reunited with family members overnight and this morning. The rescue... more »
Investigators are preparing for their first visit into the West Virginia coal mine where 29 men died in a massive explosion in April.
The blast was the nation's deadliest coal mining disaster in 40 years. Toxic and explosive gases have kept federal and state investigators out Massey Energy's Upper... more »
Authorities say crews have found the bodies of four miners missing nearly a week since an explosion at a West Virginia coal mine, bringing the death toll to 29. Officials say the mission now is to recover all 22 bodies still inside the Upper Big Branch mine 30 miles of... more »
Rescue crews in West Virginia are making their way into the mine where four men remain missing after Monday's explosion.
The crews had to wait until toxic gases were vented. There appears little hope anyone is still alive. Besides looking for the four men, rescuers will try to retrieve... more »
There has been no response from any survivors to rescuers banging on pipes in a West Virginia coal mine where four miners are missing after a blast that killed 25 people.
Gov. Joe Manchin told an early morning briefing that rescue workers have finished drilling a first vent hole... more »
Safety officials say chances are slim of finding four workers alive in a West Virginia coal mine where a blast killed 25 in the worst U.S. mine disaster in more than two decades. Toxic gases chased rescue teams from the mine early Tuesday. Safety officials say some miners were killed... more »
At least 115 miners were pulled alive from a flooded coal mine in north China after being trapped for over a week, eating tree bark to survive and prompting jubilant officials to hail their survival a miracle.
Rescued miners wrapped in blankets were hurried to waiting ambulances that sped... more »