Amtrak says the Vermonter train derailed Monday morning in central Vermont after it struck a rock slide on the tracks.
A memorable story out of California where a 20 pound dog came face to face with three bears who had gotten into a family’s home.
The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard helpless and tragically adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel’s owners say.
Heavy rain kept falling into the early hours Monday around the Carolinas from the storm that began swamping the Southeast late last week, part of an unprecedented low pressure system.
America’s crushing surge of student debt, now at $1.2 trillion, has bred a disturbing new phenomenon: School loans that span multiple generations within families.
Multiple news outlets report that Disney has increased prices, with the passes including new benefits, such as free parking for annual pass holders.
Over the past four days, pastors have organized a web of support for victims’ families and the wider community.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation honored 84 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2014 and three others who died in previous years.
A look at a blood- alcohol reading technique known as “retrograde extrapolation,” which some defense attorneys have called junk science.
Early Sunday, emergency management officials sent a statewide alert telling people to stay off roads and remain indoors unless their homes were in danger of flooding.
The plaintiffs say the cigarette maker’s marketing deliberately tries to mislead smokers into believing their products are healthier than other tobacco products.
Biden, who is considering running for president, declared transgender rights to be “the civil rights issue of our time” as he delivered a keynote speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner Saturday.