NEW YORK (AP) — A sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of a commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing a derailment last year that killed four people and injured more than 70, federal regulators said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal Postal Service audit says about 49,000 pieces of mail were monitored during the last fiscal year under a far-reaching federal surveillance program and more oversight is needed to ease privacy concerns.
MIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) — Officials at a small boarding school in northern Virginia hunt country were stunned to receive the largest-ever gift to a secondary girls' school: a $40 million bequest from a Standard Oil heiress who liked to drive around in an Oldsmobile station wagon.
(Reuters) - A Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday after being found free of the virus and thanked God and her family for helping her recover. "I sincerely believe that with God all things are possible," said nurse Amber Vinson, who looked vibrant at a news conference with the health workers who treated her. Vinson is the fourth patient successfully treated for Ebola at Emory's hospital. ...