Rail accidents

December 20, 2017 - 12:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have passed the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades, setting the stage for a final House vote Wednesday. The House passed the bill earlier Tuesday, but the Senate had to make minor changes so the bill would comply with...
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A damaged train car sits on a flatbed trailer at left as work continues to remove other cars at the scene of an Amtrak train crash onto Interstate 5 a day earlier Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday, killing some people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 6:10 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. --------------------------- NEW/DEVELOPING --------------------------- Adds LUXURY TAX, TRAIN DERAILMENT-WASHINGTON STATE-SPEED CONTROL, CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES, VIRGINIA ELECTION-RECOUNT, SPAIN-CATALONIA,...
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Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 18, 2017 - 7:01 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle at an estimated 80 mph Monday and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least six people and crushing two vehicles, authorities said. Seventy-seven...
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This photo taken from a 4K video and dated Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 shows a skier performing a jump during training on the glacier above Saas-Fee, Switzerland. The glacier attracted skiers and snowboard athletes from an array of nations, who came hunting for snow on which to train early in the season ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
December 18, 2017 - 7:54 am
SAAS-FEE, Switzerland (AP) — The athletes' half-hour commute in the Swiss Alps — up two gondolas, then through a tunnel in the world's highest underground train to a glacier at 11,000 feet — served up daily grim reminders that global warming is threatening their line of work. After exiting the...
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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., who said last week he'll step down in the coming weeks due to mounting allegations of sexual misconduct, attends a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 12, 2017 - 1:59 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. --------------- ONLY ON AP --------------- CHILDREN OF OPIOIDS — The opioid crisis sweeping the U.S. has hidden victims: Tens of thousands of children forced from their homes. The share of kids entering the...
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December 12, 2017 - 10:16 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EST. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, photo, New York Jets cornerback Darryl Roberts (27) and strong safety Jamal Adams (33) dance between plays during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in East Rutherford, N.J. Playing under the bright lights of MetLife Stadium--just a few miles across the Hudson River from Broadway--Demario Davis, Adams, Darron Lee and the rest of the Jets' D shook off their previous fourth-quarter struggles with some serious dance moves. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 06, 2017 - 7:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' dancing defense might have been a turf-cutting viral hit on social media. But Todd Bowles thinks the late Don Cornelius would not have been impressed by all those smooth moves. "Not one of them could've been a 'Soul Train' dancer," the coach said with a chuckle...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Dallas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 26, 2017 - 7:26 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. -------------------------- NEW & DEVELOPING -------------------------- KENYA-ELECTIONS — One dead as Kenya police fire on violent protests in Kisumu against repeat presidential vote. --------------- ONLY...
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October 03, 2017 - 11:53 am
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Officials say a jockey who was injured during a race at a northeastern Oklahoma track has died. The Cherokee Nation says jockey Mario Chavez was injured Saturday at Will Rogers Downs after his horse crashed into the inside rail, throwing him to the ground. Gunnar Enlow,...
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August 20, 2017 - 1:17 pm
GRUISSAN, France (AP) — Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes and even a brief wait for a passing train. Quick-Step Floors rider Lampaert finished ahead of teammate Matteo Trentin and Aqua Blue Sport rider...
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