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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy. Accompanied by her parents on her first train trip, 11-year-old Andrea Chancey couldn't sleep despite the steady rocking of the Amtrak coach. Aboard the same train after missing a...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service's deadliest accident ever. A transcontinental train tumbled off a bridge into a south Alabama bayou in 1993, killing 47 people. More than 100 others were...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Republican Debbie Lesko has won the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, keeping the U.S. House seat in GOP control. The former state senator on Tuesday defeated Hiral Tipirneni, a former emergency room physician. Tipernini had hoped...
DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday outside a home improvement store, authorities said. Police Chief U. Renee Hall said a store loss-prevention officer also was shot in the incident about 4:15 p.m. outside a Home Depot in...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death will not be punished, the president of the university announced Tuesday. Randa Jarrar was acting as a private citizen using her personal...
DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday outside a home improvement store, authorities said. Police Chief U. Renee Hall said a store loss-prevention officer also was shot in the incident about 4:15 p.m. outside a Home Depot in...
YORK, Pa. (AP) — When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and disarm her fellow players — who are often white and male. What she felt playing at the Grandview Golf...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair. Last year, a judge ordered Gotta Have It!...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Copperfield insisted Tuesday he knew of no one being injured during more than 15 years of performing a signature vanishing act at the center of a lawsuit by a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall during a Las Vegas performance. Amid...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted last fall that he would open all remaining John F. Kennedy...
HOBART, Ind. (AP) — A union is accusing an Indiana-based maker of gummi bears and other candies of disrupting its...
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set off Friday from his stronghold in the capital of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks' sales have not suffered over the outcry that ensued when two black men were arrested at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI first flagged "derogatory information" about President Donald Trump's aide Rob Porter to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online...