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200 Missing After Mining Dam Collapses in Brazil

A mining dam has collapsed in Brazil, sending a torrent of mud on a nearby community and leaving an estimated 200 people missing.  Officials say scores of people are trapped in areas flooded by the river of sludge released by the dam near the town of Brumadinho in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais. Fire officials say among those missing are 100 employees who were having lunch in the dam's administrative area when the collapse occurred.  The dam is administered by...

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