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  • 'Midnight Rider' Location Manager Lawyer Defends 'Conduct'

    More than a month after the fatal accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," a key question for the homicide investigation is whether the production had been granted permission to film on the Georgia railroad tracks and trestle where camera assistant...
  • NTSB: Operator in O'Hare crash had fallen asleep at controls before

    NTSB: Operator in O'Hare crash had fallen asleep at controls before
    The train operator who was asleep during the Blue Line crash at O'Hare International Airport also dozed off at the controls in another incident less than two months ago, a federal investigator said Wednesday. ¬†The stunning revelation — that the...
  • Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8

    Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas-pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast

    PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • What's new in Germany for 2014

    What's new in Germany for 2014
    While Germany sits in the driver's seat of Europe's economy, it doesn't take a cultural backseat either. Here are a few of the latest developments: Berlin is trying to finish construction of its new, 5 billion-euro (nearly $7 billion USD) airport:...
  • Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says

    Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says
    A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims. Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
  • Cruise promotional period off to solid start, travel agents say

    Cruise promotional period off to solid start, travel agents say
    As the cruise industry's "wave season" heats up, travel specialists say demand is strong and in some cases sales are ahead of this time last year. That's good news after a year rife with negative publicity arising from a series of ship mishaps at sea,...
  • Lisa Madigan: Identity thieves targeting children in Illinois

    Lisa Madigan: Identity thieves targeting children in Illinois
    WASHINGTON — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to appear before Congress on Wednesday to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories. Since...
  • Dazzling St. Petersburg

    Dazzling St. Petersburg
    The last time I visited St. Petersburg, in the 1990s, the Russian city was gray and depressing. But during a recent visit, I found a town that sparkles. Three hundred years ago, St. Petersburg was a dismal swampland. But that was before Tsar Peter I --...
  • Horrific Florida wrong-way crash caught on video; 5 dead

    Horrific Florida wrong-way crash caught on video; 5 dead
    Two wrong-way crashes, at opposite ends of the nation, have left 11 people dead in Florida and California, officials said. In Florida, the fiery head-on collision was caught on dramatic video, capturing the violence of the crash. In the Florida...
  • Seniors on the Go: When you need some help flying

    Seniors on the Go: When you need some help flying
    For one reason or another, some travelers may need a bit of help in air travel -- at the airport, and maybe during a flight. The Americans with Disabilities Act requires airlines to accommodate disabled travelers, provide assistance during flight and...
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...