In the coming days, or possibly hours, authorities may stop rescue missions at the scene of a Miami area condo collapse and begin recovery — a momentous decision that will likely declare that scores of missing people are dead.
Workers are still sifting through the rubble, listening and looking for signs of life. Officials have promised not to leave anyone behind. But no one has been found alive since hours after the collapse last Thursday. And as time goes on, families recognize hope is fading — some have been referring to loved ones in the past tense for days.
Experts say the decision to shift to a recovery mission is complicated
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