Mira Oberman
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/ 2 August 2007

Search under way for missing people after bridge collapse

Divers combed the dark, debris-strewn waters of the Mississippi River on Thursday searching for up the 30 people missing after a major bridge collapsed at rush hour, killing at least four people. Officials expected the death toll to rise, with dozens of cars and trucks dumped in the river after massive sections of the bridge roadway were sheared off on Wednesday.

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/ 27 January 2006

Bumpy road ahead for Ford, General Motors

After having posted multibillion-dollar losses and announced plans to lay off thousands of workers this week, General Motors and the Ford Motor Company have said they are on the road to recovery. Neither, however, would forecast how long it would take to return their struggling North American units to profitability.