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25 dead in W.Va. mine blast, rescue preparation under way for four missing

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MONTCOAL, W.Va. (AP) -- A huge underground explosion blamed on methane gas killed 25 coal miners in the worst U.S. mining disaster since 1984, and rescuers today began a dangerous and possibly futile attempt to rescue four others still missing.

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