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An assistant conductor told investigators she recalls a conversation between the engineer and another engineer about an object striking the train.
One expert explains why where you choose to sit on a train can affect your odds of survival in the event of a crash.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he hopes the death penalty sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will bring closure.
The death sentence handed down to convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev prompted strong reactions Friday, from praise to relief.
Amtrak's CEO said Thursday that the railroad is safe, and getting safer, in an effort to quell commuters' concerns after one of their trains derailed.
The jury considering Tsarnaev's fate will decide any day now whether he will be executed or not. They can arrive at their decision in a number of ways.
The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act on Friday, a bill that authorizes $612 billion in government funding for defense programs.
Cameras roll as tourists in Uganda help save a tiny lion cub from a herd of angry buffalo. KUSA' s Jonathan Gonzalez reports.
Authorities in Hollister, California say recent seismic activity fractured a water main, eventually triggering a sinkhole that swallowed part of a car. KSBW's Lauren Seaver reports.
Police announced Thursday one of the friends last seen with then 15-year-old Mark Ysasaga has been charged with his murder.
President Barack Obama offered words of solace to the families and colleagues of law officers who died in the line of duty in an address Friday.
Twenty-year-old midshipman Justin Zemser, of Queens, was remembered as a "phenomenal young man" during his funeral Friday on Long Island.
Richard "Dic" Donohue returned to police work Friday, more than two years after nearly dying in a firefight with the Boston Marathon bombers.
The wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that went missing during a relief mission in Nepal has been found, the country's military said.