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Hundreds Missing After Boat Sinks in Central China

Rescue crews in central China are working through the night in an effort to locate any survivors of a passenger ship that sank during a storm in the Yangtze River. The Xinhua news agency reported that only 14 people have been rescued and seven bodies recovered so far. More than 430 people remain missing. More than 3,000 troops and 48 vessels are involved in the rescue operation, according to state media. The vessel, Dongfangzhixing or Eastern Star, overturned Monday evening...

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