The train, on its way from Washington to New York, went off the rails late Tuesday. In addition to the 5 deaths, dozens have been transported to area hospitals, including six with critical injuries.
After operating for only two years, the Revel Casino Hotel has closed down, part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City’s big gambling halls by the end of September.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a 24-hour ban on flights to and from the Tel Aviv airport.
The first round of the NFL brought a few surprises Thursday, after No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney of South Carolina went to the Houston Texans, as many expected.
Extreme rainfall in much of the East and parts of the South is causing major problems, with Florida’s Panhandle and southern Alabama — which got more than 2 feet of rain in 24 hours — bearing the brunt of the onslaught.
A construction worker has turned himself in to police in connection with Wednesday’s building collapse in Philadelphia.
The National Hockey League and its players union launched an initiative today that it hopes will stamp out homophobia from the game.
President Obama and Mitt Romney are making their final push in the last weekend before Election Day. Their focus is on a subset of battleground states and on specific counties where they hope their appearances will turn out their supporters without turning off any voters still on the fence.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us