Amtrak train hurtles off overpass; at least 6 people killed


DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least six people, authorities said. The death toll was expected to rise.

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  • Written by By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press

Twitter suspends white nationalists under new rules


NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly after putting into place new rules on what it sees as abusive content.

  • Written by By ALEXANDRA OLSON , Associated Press

A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed


NEW YORK (AP) — Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "science-based."


  • Written by By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Shots fired in 'disturbance' at UK base used by US Air Force


LONDON (AP) — A British military air base in England used by the U.S. Air Force was locked down Monday after a disturbance, but the emergency measure ended when a man was arrested on suspicion of "criminal trespass," police and Air Force officials said.

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  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ and SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press