A commuter train crashed into a rail station during morning rush hour in Hoboken, N.J., Thursday killing at least one person and injuring more than 100. Trains are among the safest modes of transportation in the world, and crashes in the U.S. are rare. Crash investigators explain what might have gone wrong.
Thousands of travelers were stranded at airports around the country Monday morning when a computer system outage grounded all Delta Air Lines flights. Operations have now resumed, but hundreds of flights are still delayed and many more were cancelled. It may take several days before Delta's flight operations return to normal.
A Chicago program announced two years ago that allows homeowners in impoverished neighborhoods to buy vacant lots on their block for a dollar is off to a very slow start. Residents hoping to spruce up the lots, plant community gardens or turn them into gathering places are frustrated by slow city bureaucracy.
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