While some New York rail commuters are nervous after a derailment that killed four people, many say they feel train travel is still safe, and that more oversight in the wake of the crash will make it even safer. (Dec. 3)
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocket. A video of Okene's rescue in May that was posted on the ...
Dramatic footage emerged on Tuesday showing the unlikely rescue of a ship's cook, who survived for almost three days trapped in an air bubble in his sunken ship. (Dec. 3)
New York City commuters on the Metro-North line continue to find new ways to get to work in Manhattan while investigation into Sunday's crash continues. (Dec. 3)
Paul Walker crash not part of street race; Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks; Josh Brolin and Diane Lane's divorce finalized. (Dec. 3)
At the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, blind and visually impaired students are given a chance to learn about ancient civilizations through the sense of touch. (Dec. 3)
A Philadelphia museum offers special tours for blind visitors, allowing guests to touch exhibits usually off limits. (Dec. 3)
Congress is debating a bill requiring the TSA to donate money abandoned at security checkpoints.
A search in the central Idaho backcountry for five people in a small plane that disappeared Sunday has been complicated by heavy snow and low visibility. The state Transportation Department said the search was halted Monday evening but would resume at daybreak Tuesday, the Idaho Statesman reported. About two dozen ...
Pilots are becoming so reliant on computer systems that do most of the flying in today's airliners that on the rare occasions when something goes wrong, they're sometimes unprepared to take control, according to aviation safety experts and government and industry studies. Increasing automation has been a tremendous safety boon ...