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NTSB: Too early to know many details of the…

NTSB holds presser on Amtrak derailment in Washington.

Civil engineer: We need positive train control

Oliver McGee, former deputy assistant secretary of transportation, says technology can help prevent certain train derailments.

The Latest: Witness helps people get out of…

A man who was driving on a highway alongside a train that derailed in Washington state says he and his friend rushed to help the victims

Nevada: Fast review needed for case of death…

Nevada's attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court for a quick review of a never-before-tried plan for the lethal injection of a condemned inmate because one drug that would be used expires April 1

The Latest: Mourners file out after lawmaker's…

A long column of motorcycle riders revved their bikes as they followed a Hearst carrying the body of a lawmaker who apparently killed himself amid accusations of sexually assaulting a teenage girl

Missing Polish fighter jet found; pilot ejected before crash

Wreckage from a Polish fighter jet that disappeared from radar found near a domestic air base, pilot ejected before crash

Virginia police chief retires after criticism…

The Charlottesville police chief who was criticized over the department's response to a violent white nationalist rally this summer is stepping down

Thief robs shop using golf club

A North Carolina shop assistant was prepared when a thief robbed him with a golf club.

11 Books That Made Tech Billionaire Elon Musk…

Elon Musk is one of the business world's most ambitious and successful leaders. But Musk didn’t get there all by himself. “I read books," he has replied when asked how he got to where he is today.

Real-World Grinch Gets Stuck in Chimney During…

One criminal was charged after getting stuck in a chimney while attempting to rob a California business. Tony Spitz has the details.

Trump judge pick who drew ridicule after hearing withdraws

A Trump judicial nominee whose inability to answer basic legal questions at his confirmation hearing made him the subject of widespread ridicule has withdrawn, the White House says

US charges soldier in Louisiana chemical weapon case

A soldier faces a federal charge in connection with an April explosion that released chlorine gas in a forest next to his Army base in Louisiana

Hershey to buy Amplify Snack for $1.6 bln

U.S. candy maker Hershey is buying SkinnyPop popcorn producer Amplify Snack Brands for $1.6 billion to get a firmer footing in the healthy snacks market. Elly Park reports.

US stock indexes keep climbing on tax news and…

Stocks continue to climb as investors react to signs the Republican tax plan is likely to pass Congress this week

Stolen state police SUV used in 2 robberies, theft of gas

New Jersey state police say an unmarked police SUV stolen from a trooper's home has been used in 2 robberies and the theft of gas from a service station

Tavis Smiley: 'PBS Made A Huge Mistake'

The talk show host pushed back against allegations of sexual misconduct during an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday.

Twitter suspends white nationalists under new…

Twitter suspends several white nationalists under new rules for hateful and abusive content

Official: At least six people killed in train…

Initial report suggest Amtrak train 501 struck something before derailing near Tacoma, Washington; Jonathan Hunt reports from Los Angeles.

Report: Amtrak train 501 was going 81.1 mph…

Associated Press sources info to website that maps Amtrak train locations and speeds using data from the railroad's train tracker app.

White roommate in body fluids case avoids hate…

White former Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on black roommate's belongings avoids hate crimes charge