Construction and engineering

FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami. The parents of the youngest victim killed by a collapsed bridge in Miami say they want justice for their daughter, describing her as a selfless teenager who aspired to become a lawyer. Orlando and Gina Duran said Tuesday, April 3, there were too many mistakes and oversights in the construction of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge that toppled onto a busy highway March 15, killing their 18-year-old daughter Alexa and five others. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 5:58 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The parents of the youngest victim killed by a collapsed bridge in Miami said Tuesday they want justice for their daughter, describing her as a selfless teenager with ambitions of becoming a lawyer. Orlando and Gina Duran said Tuesday there were too many mistakes and oversights in the...
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In this March 15, 2018, photo, emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami. Nineteen-year-old Richie Humble says he's been haunted by flashbacks and anxiety attacks ever since the bridge fell on the car he was riding in with a fellow student, killing her and five other people. Humble spoke to reporters Monday, April 2, saying the March 15 bridge collapse caused a fracture in his back, as well as knee and neck problems. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP, File)
April 02, 2018 - 8:19 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Richie Humble says flashbacks and anxiety attacks have haunted him ever since a pedestrian bridge near a Florida university fell on the car he was riding in, killing six people including the college friend driving their vehicle. Humble said Monday that the collapse caused a fracture in...
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In this Tuesday, March 27, 2018, photo, construction cranes in Southwest Washington are silhouetted against the morning sky as redevelopment continues in the waterfront area of the District of Columbia. On Monday, April 2, 2018, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in February. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 02, 2018 - 10:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects ticked up a mere 0.1 percent in February from the prior month, a sign that a growing economy is doing little to spur a more rapid pace for building homes, hospitals and highways. The Commerce Department said Monday that construction spending...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. Tesla says, Saturday, March 31, the vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot, the latest accident to involve self-driving technology. The automaker says the driver, who was killed in the accident, did not have his hands on the steering wheel for six seconds before the crash. Tesla says its Autopilot feature, which can keep speed, change lanes and self-park, requires drivers to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel to take control of the vehicle to avoid accidents. (KTVU via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot, making it the latest accident to involve a self-driving vehicle, Tesla confirmed. The electric car maker said the driver, who was killed in the accident, did not have his hands on the steering wheel for...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. Tesla says, Saturday, March 31, the vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot, the latest accident to involve self-driving technology. The automaker says the driver, who was killed in the accident, did not have his hands on the steering wheel for six seconds before the crash. Tesla says its Autopilot feature, which can keep speed, change lanes and self-park, requires drivers to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel to take control of the vehicle to avoid accidents. (KTVU via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot, making it the latest accident to involve a self-driving vehicle, Tesla confirmed. The electric car maker said the driver, who was killed in the accident, did not have his hands on the steering wheel for...
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In this photo provided by the North Korean government on Saturday, March 31, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, poses with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach for a photo during a meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. Bach met with Kim on Friday and said the North Korean leader is committed to having his country participate in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Beijing Winter Games in 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Friday and said the North Korean leader is committed to having his country participate in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Beijing Winter Games in 2022. Bach told an...
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President Donald Trump waves as he is introduced to speak at Local 18 Richfield Training Facility, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Richfield, Ohio. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 29, 2018 - 9:18 pm
RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to hold up the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea in an effort to gain more leverage in potential talks with North Korea. Speaking on infrastructure in Ohio, Trump highlighted the recently...
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Reporters raise their hands to ask a question of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 29, 2018 - 10:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attempting a policy reset, President Donald Trump will push for upgrades to the nation's aging roads and bridges Thursday in his first public appearance since an adult-film actress claimed on national TV that they had sex months after his wife gave birth to his fifth child. Trump...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2014, file photo, riders go down the water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A former executive with the Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy died on the giant waterslide has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Tyler Austin Miles, an operations director for Schlitterbahn, was booked into the Wyandotte County jail Friday, March 23, 2018 and is being held on $50,000 bond. Caleb Schwab died in August 2016 on the 17-story Verruckt water slide at the park in western Kansas City, Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
March 29, 2018 - 5:24 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas agency plans to conduct a full audit of a water park's inspection records before it reopens this spring, a state official said Wednesday, after criminal charges were filed over the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the world's tallest waterslide there in 2016. The...
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Reporters raise their hands to ask a question of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 29, 2018 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attempting a policy reset, President Donald Trump will push for upgrades to the nation's aging roads and bridges Thursday in his first public appearance since an adult-film actress claimed on national TV that they had sex months after his wife gave birth to his fifth child. Trump...
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