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Train Wrecks

George Bibel | Posted 02.01.2014 | Science
George Bibel

Train still derail and collide just like they did a century ago. The most dangerous condition for passengers is loss of livable space--the car (and passengers) is crushed. This occurs in a collision or if the train derails at high speed into something solid. Also problematic is derailing off a mountain side or into water.

Drugs Found Near Train-Truck Collision

AP | Posted 08.15.2013 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico State Police say what should have been a simple investigation into a truck-train collision with no serious injuries ha...

Republicans' Anti-Obamacare 2014 Strategy

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ask any true conservative, they will give you chapter and verse on the subject. Republicans have convinced themselves that this outcome is preordained and cannot be avoided. But what if they're wrong?

Why Can't Modern Technology Prevent Train Wrecks?

George Bibel | Posted 08.22.2012 | Science
George Bibel

The challenge is to successfully manage the risk to an acceptable level. Unfortunately the risk can never be reduced to zero.

German High-Speed Train COLLIDES With Garbage Truck, Injures 15

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS: BERLIN -- A Frankfurt to Paris train on Tuesday collided with a garbage truck in southwest Germany and two carriages deraile...

The Real Risk For Europe is Social

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

Will European Governments have the leadership, the ability and the political will to restore a sensible balance between social contribution and costs?

Train Derails At Coal Creek Canyon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. — A freight train derailed near the foothills west of Denver Thursday, sending an empty grain car plunging about 25 feet to the ro...

Fed Releases Rare "Snapshot" on Economy

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

In a rare glimpse behind the closed-doors of The Federal Reserve, Chairman Ben Bernanke released a snapshot of the economy they have been looking at for months.

Croatia Train Wreck Kills 6: Officials

AP | MILENA BUDIMIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RUDINE, Croatia — A two-car train carrying about 90 passengers derailed in a remote area of southern Croatia on Friday, killing six people and i...

Jason Linkins

Daily Show: Sarah Palin A "Blamey Whinehouse" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jon Stewart perfectly captured the motivations behind Sarah Palin's recent and seemingly unstoppable Victim Offensive.

At least 10 dead in LA commuter train wreck

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — A commuter train carrying 222 people collided head-on with a freight train during the Friday afternoon rush, killing at least 10 p...