In laying out his national security strategy, President Donald Trump sold short the records of his predecessors, speaking as if the energy boom started with him and the gates of America were wide open before he came along. On Twitter,…
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate passed legislation opposed by the White House that would let the families of 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia’s government for alleged complicity in the 2001 terror attacks. Also, the NTSB found operator error…
By PBS NewsHour
Chester, Pennsylvania, Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland, and Chester Fire Department Commander Travis Thomas hold a press conference Monday to address the Amtrak passenger train derailment that killed two people Sunday.
By News Desk
Two people were killed and dozens more were injured after an Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment and derailed south of Philadelphia early this morning.
By Kamala Kelkar
By Joan Lowy and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
A federal accident investigations board is set to release documents that could shed light on the cause of a fatal Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia last year.
Investigators have found no radio communications indicating any object struck the windshield of the ill-fated Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, National Traffic Safety Board officials said Sunday morning.
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low to cover the costs of the eight lives lost and more than 200…
By PBS NewsHour
The Amtrak derailment has spurred questions and concerns about the safety, funding and technology of the country's railroads. Judy Woodruff interviews Sarah Feinberg of the Federal Railroad Administration about whether there has been enough focus on safety for our railroads.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including a death sentence for Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an Amtrak funding and safety debate after the deadly derailment, the Senate…
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