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The deadly crash of a New Jersey Transit train that plowed into a terminal at rush-hour Thursday morning underscores the need for a critical speed-control system on America's railways, according to industry experts.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 11:18 pm
A section of roof lies on the platform after a New Jersey Transit train crashed at the Hoboken station on Thursday, September 29. One person was reported dead, and dozens of others were injured.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:06 pm
In a matter of seconds, a normal Thursday morning in one of New York City's busiest transportation hubs devolved into chaos and destruction when a commuter train barreled through a passenger concourse. The crash injured scores, killed at least one and severely damaged the iconic structure.
Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:24 am
One person was killed and more than 100 passengers were injured when a New Jersey Transit train crashed Thursday at the Hoboken station, forcing some victims to rescue themselves while others were trapped inside train cars.
Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:20 am
A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken Thursday morning, leaving multiple people injured.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 9:11 pm
Stepping on board a train is like irrationally getting on a magic carpet with a genie, says Tom Zoellner, and trusting in a system with built in dangers.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 9:03 pm
A Louisiana judge released body cam video Wednesday showing officers firing multiple rounds into a car, unknowingly striking and killing a 6-year-old boy.
Posted: September 30, 2016, 1:34 am
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, seeking to rebound from a disastrous appearance before the Senate, is once again attempting to quiet the outrage in Congress over his bank's creation of fake accounts.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 8:59 pm
A homeless Ohio man who was charged with two murders last week could now be linked to the slayings of up to five different women.
Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:17 am
He pulled a vape smoking device from his pocket and pointed it at police before one officer fatally shot him and another discharged a Taser, police said.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 6:46 pm
From Ferguson and North Charleston to Tulsa and Charlotte, fatal police shootings seem to be happening with alarming regularity.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:33 pm
The short, scarce breaths had all but stopped by the time the paramedics arrived.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 5:44 pm
A minute before a teen allegedly opened fire at an elementary school playground in South Carolina, he called his grandparents' cellphone, sobbing and mumbling unintelligibly, authorities say.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 1:33 pm
When a teen allegedly opened fire at an elementary school playground in South Carolina, wounding three people, quick action by teachers and emergency responders helped save lives, authorities say.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:22 am
A linebacker at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is expected to be arraigned Thursday on two misdemeanor sexual battery and assault charges.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 8:46 pm
The FBI director is telling states to make sure they are on top of their voter registration systems, saying would-be hackers are "poking around."
Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:34 pm
For eight years, Brian Browne preserved an American flag in a storage trunk and the freezer of his Everett, Washington, home -- unaware it was a piece of history.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 3:29 am
Donald Trump wanted to fire female employees he considered unattractive and replace them with better-looking women at a golf resort he owned, according to court documents from a 2012 lawsuit.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 6:47 pm
The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow victims and families of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attack 15 years ago.
Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:56 pm
Donald Trump is angry that his aides and advisers have conceded to reporters -- largely without attribution -- that the Republican nominee struggled in his first presidential debate.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:24 pm
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson was asked by MSNBC's Chris Matthews during a town hall forum to name his "favorite foreign leader." He struggled on live TV yet again.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 12:21 pm
Outside of a Hillary Clinton rally at the University of New Hampshire Wednesday afternoon, a long line of people -- many of them backpack-wearing students -- wrapped around the block, and a man held a homemade sign that read: "If there were ever a time for a third party vote, the time is now."
Posted: September 29, 2016, 1:53 pm
The victim was 16 when she started working at Chipotle (CMG) in late 2013 to earn extra money. Within weeks, she says her 26-year-old assistant manager started touching her breasts. He pretended it was an accident at first.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:29 pm
Its latest push is the league's first job fair specifically for women, planned for Orlando, Florida, just before the Super Bowl.
Posted: September 29, 2016, 8:19 pm
Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:03 pm