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Saturday, May 16, 2015
Amid reports that Amtrak's train 188 may have been struck by a projectile, the Federal Railroad Administration says Amtrak is required to install technology at the accident site that will automatically slow a speeding train.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
An Amtrak train that was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York Tuesday night derailed in the Port Richmond area of Philadelphia. Dozens of people were taken to area hospitals.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Little is known about the six Baltimore police officers charged in the April death of Freddie Gray. Their attorneys have filed a motion to have the case dismissed.
Friday, May 08, 2015
Less than 20 percent of oil-sector workers are female. That's a problem for an industry that needs legions of new workers to replace retirees. So firms are looking to draw more women into the field.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Police on Thursday released more details on the arrest of Freddie Gray. The van that transported him after last month's arrest made an additional stop that investigators weren't aware of before.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The investigation into the death of the 25-year-old has been handed over to the city's prosecutor. But it is raising more questions than answers and failing to quell the community's calls for justice.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Students in Baltimore were back in class Wednesday where administrators turned the riots and looting from Monday into a teachable moment. The rapper Wale visited Frederick Douglass High School and held an informal town hall with students in the school library.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The Supreme Court hears arguments over same-sex marriage on Tuesday. But laws still exist in many states that allow discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Monday, April 13, 2015
While lower oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they've led to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image.
Monday, March 23, 2015
The Justice Department said Monday that the Philadelphia Police Department's training methods in the use of deadly force could be to blame for a spate of police shootings in 2013.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to fine people who don't clean snow off their cars before getting on the road. Other states have similar laws. But for trucks, clearing the snow poses its own hazard.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
More homeowners are cutting energy costs by installing solar panels, due in part to leasing programs that require no up-front investment. Leasing means less hassle, but may also save you less money.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it will allow oil companies to drill off the southeastern Atlantic Coast. The move will also restrict access along parts of Alaska's coast.
Monday, January 19, 2015
The solar industry employs nearly 174,000 workers in the U.S., up 22 percent from a year ago. But the industry's future is murky, as government subsidies are set to expire within two years.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with Penn State over sanctions it imposed on the school related to a child abuse scandal involving one of the school's assistant football coaches. Under the settlement, all of Penn State's victories between 1998 and 2011 will be restored and the school will donate $60 million anti-child abuse programs. State officials sued to repeal a consent decree issued in 2012 after the serial abuses of former coach Jerry Sandusky were revealed.
Friday, January 09, 2015
The U.S. House passed legislation to approve the pipeline on Friday and the Senate is expected to take up the issue in coming weeks. President Obama has threatened a veto. In the meantime, a legal challenge over the route the pipeline would take through Nebraska has been resolved — for now.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Many groups that oppose the Keystone XL pipeline also want, more broadly, to stop pollution-heavy extraction of crude from Canada's oil sands. They point to canceled or delayed projects as success.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
Burned out from her high-tech job, Srirupa Dasgupta opened a restaurant and catering service that hires primarily refugees. On the menu: a mix of cuisines from South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Prices at the pump have dipped below $2 a gallon in some parts of the country this month, with average prices more than one-third lower than this summer. Analysts say that trend is likely to continue.