More than 140 people are taken to hospitals, and six are criticallyinjured by the derailment whose scene Mayor Michael Nutter describes as"an absolute disastrous mess."
Most people, though, flee into the open the day before, and spend thenight in tents or under plastic tarps.
The outcome lays bare the strained relations between Obama andDemocrats on Capitol Hill.
A senior Iranian official tells the Saudi-led coalition targetingYemeni rebels that blocking an Iranian aid ship bound for Yemen will"spark a fire," as a five-day cease-fire appears to hold.
A prosecutor's announcement not to charge a white officer who killed anunarmed biracial man raises concerns that things could turn violent in Madison.
The North Korean defense chief is killed by anti-aircraft gunfire at ashooting range for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to Kim Jong Un,South Korea's spy agency tells lawmakers.
The jury is expected to begin its deliberations late Wednesday after ithears closing arguments and instructions from the judge.
Mariam Bawardy and Marie Alphonsine Ghattas, who lived in Ottoman-ruledPalestine in the 19th century, will be the first from the region to receivesainthood since the early days of Christianity.
Drilling is set to resume near the site of the well blowout that killed11 workers and caused the nation's largest offshore oil spill five years agooff the coast of Louisiana.
Pressed by the four-year dry spell and water cuts, some of the finestcourses in California are taking such steps as tearing out the grass in placeswhere it won't affect the game.