Dramatic photos of the Mexico City Metro overpass collapse and rescue efforts
Times Photography Staff
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An elevated section of the Mexico City Metro collapsed and sent the train plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring at least 79, city officials said.
Rescue workers were still removing bodies from the scene hours after the collapse, but those efforts were suspended early Tuesday because of safety concerns for those working near the precariously dangling car.
An Australian judge on Monday rejected a challenge to a temporary COVID-19 ban on citizens returning from India. The government imposed the Indian travel ban on April 30 to relieve pressure on quarantine facilities for returned international travelers. The ban will be lifted on Friday when a government-chartered plane is expected to repatriate 150 of the 9,000 Australians in India who want to come home.
Arizona general manager Bill Armstrong opted to stand pat at the NHL trade deadline, believing the Coyotes had the right roster to make the playoffs. When they came up short yet again, the Coyotes made a big change, firing coach Rick Tocchet a day after the season ended. Arizona got off to an uneven start but pulled itself into playoff contention with a solid stretch in March, so Armstrong opted to not make any moves at the trade deadline.
While crews prepare Pimlico Race Course for the 146th Preakness Stakes, questions remain about which horses will race on Saturday. Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit arrived Monday afternoon in Baltimore. That entry is the source of some drama ahead of Saturday's race as to whether the horse will be allowed to race. The colt's Kentucky Derby win remains in jeopardy after allegedly testing positive for the steroid betamethasone. Medina Spirit's trainer, Bob Baffert, said his team never gave that drug to this horse.