What We're Following This Afternoon

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Overpass collapses in Kolkota: At least 18 people are dead when the structure, which has been under construction since 2009, collapsed near Girish Park, one of the Indian city’s most densely populated neighborhoods. K. Panduranga Rao, a senior official of the IVRCL group, the firm that is building the overpass, called it “nothing but God’s act.” The company is cooperating with investigators who are looking into what caused the structure to collapse.

Female soccer players claim discrimination: They filed a complaint before the EEOC today against U.S. Soccer. Our story here.

RIP, Zaha Hadid: The Iraq-born architect whose designs included the London Aquatics Centre was 65. She died in Miami Thursday following a heart attack.

News from the morning here