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Amtrak Downeaster Trains Running A Day After Deadly Crash

Amtrak Downeaster Trains Running A Day After Deadly Crash

A tractor-trailer left 200 feet of skid marks on the pavement as the driver tried in vain to stop before sliding into the path of an Amtrak train, causing a fiery collision that killed the trucker and injured several of the train's passengers and crew members.

Runway to Green: Green plan for fashion industry

Runway to Green: Green plan for fashion industry

Organic cotton and reusable bags are steps toward the greening of the fashion industry, but organizers of the Runway to Green project say considering the size, scope and celebrity of players suc...

Man ordered to testify in Uzi death trial

Man ordered to testify in Uzi death trial

A man who took his son to a gun fair where another boy accidentally killed himself with an Uzi submachine gun was ordered by a judge to testify in a manslaughter trial Tuesday after a ruling by ...

Ga. principal's 'no gold teeth' rule prompts video

Ga. principal's 'no gold teeth' rule prompts video

The principal of Savannah High School was always telling his students to tuck in their shirts and take out their gold teeth. So a group of students decided to write a hip-hop song about the badgering.

Ala. county says still hopes to avoid bankruptcy

Ala. county says still hopes to avoid bankruptcy

Leaders in Alabama's largest county said Wednesday they still hoped to reach a settlement with creditors over more than $3.1 billion in sewer bonds and avoid filing what would be the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

Donations in honor of dead girl's charity top $1M

Donations in honor of dead girl's charity top $1M

The birthday wish of a girl who wanted to raise $300 for clean water in Africa has been granted and then some, as donors gave more than $1 million after she died from a car crash.

There Are Two Georgias. One Just Made History.

There Are Two Georgias. One Just Made History.

Stacey Abrams posed with the staff at Schroeder’s New Deli in Rome, Ga., during a short tour of North Georgia earlier this month. Ms. Abrams hopes to win her race for governor as an unapologetic liberal.

West Texas wildfires burn 58 homes, cause 1 death

West Texas wildfires burn 58 homes, cause 1 death

Wildfires sweeping across West Texas destroyed 58 homes, forced evacuations and closed an interstate after heavy smoke caused an accident that killed a 5-year-old girl Sunday.

5-Foot Monitor Lizard Wanders Calif. Neighborhood

5-Foot Monitor Lizard Wanders Calif. Neighborhood

The 5-foot Monitor lizard wandering around a condo complex in the city of Riverside was way bigger than animal control officer Jenny Selter could have imagined.

Ohio Teen Allegedly Planned to Kill 20 Classmates

Ohio Teen Allegedly Planned to Kill 20 Classmates

A Cincinnati area 15-year-old who allegedly told classmates he had a gun and planned to kill 20 students has been charged with inducing panic.

Crews gain slowly on central Calif. wildfires

Crews gain slowly on central Calif. wildfires

Several hundred homes faced mandatory evacuations and at least one school district was closed Monday as a string of lightning-caused wildfires posed a stubborn challenge to firefighters in Centr...

Willow Creek Church’s Top Leadership Resigns Over Allegations Against Bill Hybels

Willow Creek Church’s Top Leadership Resigns Over Allegations Against Bill Hybels

The Rev. Bill Hybels, right, of the Willow Creek church, who resigned in April, with the Rev. Steve Carter, who stepped down on Sunday, and the Rev. Heather Larson, who resigned Wednesday.

Police say Picasso theft was part of luxury spree

Police say Picasso theft was part of luxury spree

A string of art heists at New York galleries and hotels went unsolved until an arrest in the theft of a Picasso drawing in San Francisco led authorities to a treasure trove inside a nondescript ...

‘I Want Her Back’: Some Migrant Families Reunite, but Other Parents Grow Desperate

‘I Want Her Back’: Some Migrant Families Reunite, but Other Parents Grow Desperate

Mirce Alva Lopez, 31, with her 3-year-old son, Adan, at the bus station in Phoenix this week after being reunited.

Administration calls for halt to Texas execution

Administration calls for halt to Texas execution

The Obama administration took the unusual step Friday of asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from executing a Mexican citizen convicted of raping and killing a 16-year-old girl. ...

Trump to Issue Rule That Weakens Affordable Care Act

Trump to Issue Rule That Weakens Affordable Care Act

President Trump has promoted “association health plans” as a way for people to obtain cheaper coverage.


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