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By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn't have to happen.
By PBS NewsHour
Officials are still searching for passengers who may have been on an Amtrak train Tuesday night before it crashed in Philadelphia. Mayor Michael Nutter joins Judy Woodruff for an update on the deadly derailment that shut down a busy stretch…
An Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York City derailed in Philadelphia shortly after 9 p.m. last night. Seven people have died and more than 200 were injured. The train was moving at more than 100 miles per hour…
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama says the derailment of Amtrak Train 188 "is a tragedy that touches us all." In a statement, Obama said he is offering prayers to the families who lost loved ones and the passengers beginning to recover.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
A powerful House committee is weighing legislation that would slash funds for Amtrak by 18 percent just hours after a deadly train crash in Philadelphia.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Lawmakers want Amtrak to allow small dogs and cats on trains.
By Rebecca Lee
New York officials said Saturday that a college student who had tested positive for measles was contagious when he boarded an Amtrak train last Sunday and potentially exposed thousands of travelers to the infection.
By Victoria Fleischer
For some, writing is best tackled in solitude. For others, linguistic discoveries are best made with a little ambient noise in the background. Today, Amtrak named 24 writers who will get free access to the sounds of human chatter and…
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Drug Enforcement Administration paid an Amtrak employee hundreds of thousands of dollars over two decades to obtain confidential information it could have gotten for free, according to internal investigators at the railroad.
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