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Iraqis Fear Mosul Dam Collapse

More than a million Iraqis are in danger of being killed if the poorly maintained Mosul dam collapses and the Tigris River rushes out.  The government began urgent maintenance work on the dam Thursday after the United States warned Americans to leave the Mosul area. Authorities have warned people who live along the Tigris to move at least six kilometers away from the banks Maintenance work began Thursday to shore up the dam's weakening structure, undermined by years of conflict...

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