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Construction Site Collapse Kills at Least 40 in East China

At least 40 people were killed in a scaffolding collapse Thursday morning at a construction site in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi, state media reported.  A work platform at a power plant cooling tower being built in the city of Fengcheng came tumbling down about 7:30 a.m. local time, an official with the local Work Safety Administration said by telephone.    He put the confirmed death toll at 22, but the official Xinhua News Agency said that figure had risen to...

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