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Bangladesh Ferry Sinks, Killing More Than 30

At least 31 people are dead and dozens of passengers are missing after a river ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank Sunday afternoon in Bangladesh, police said. Authorities said they did not know the exact number of people missing, but said search-and-rescue efforts will continue through the night. Ferries in Bangladesh usually do not maintain formal passenger lists. Authorities say more than 50 people swam to shore or were pulled from the Padma river after the ferry capsized and...

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