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An aerial view of the site of an early morning train crash Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 between an Amtrak train, bottom right, and a CSX freight train, top left, in Cayce, SC. The Amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train in the early morning darkness Sunday, killing at least two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeff Blake)
February 05, 2018 - 11:18 am
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators spent a second day Monday at the site of a deadly train crash in South Carolina, where an Amtrak train was mistakenly sent off a main track and down a side spur - and into a parked freight train. The ensuing crash early Sunday killed two people and injured...
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This undated photo shows a "NOLA 300" sculpture in Washington Artillery Park in New Orleans. The 7-foot-tall structure is one of several on display around the city in honor of New Orleans' tricentennial, which is being celebrated throughout 2018. (Paul Broussard/New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 10:40 am
The Big Easy is celebrating a big birthday this year: 300 years since New Orleans was founded. The celebration began New Year's Eve with a massive fireworks show over the Mississippi River. Exhibitions, festivals and events planned throughout 2018 — including Mardi Gras — will reflect the...
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In this July 22, 2016 photo, tourists are dwarfed by El Castillo at the Chichen-Itza ruins in Yucatan, Mexico. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 05, 2018 - 10:26 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — It was an archaeological adventure: a 12-day family trip to Mayan and Aztec pyramid cities, from Mexico City to the Yucatan jungle. Our timeline spanned from the ancient city of Teotihuacan, founded before the birth of Christ, to sites like Chichen Itza, Tulum and Templo Mayor,...
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FILE - The Jan. 24, 2018 file photo shows an 80-meter (260 feet) piece of the Berlin wall in a forest in Berlin. The recently discovered remnant of the Berlin Wall from the heavily fortified border’s early days is being given protected status. Monday’s, Feb. 5, 2018 announcement by the city government’s culture ministry comes on the day when the wall has been open for as long as it divided the German capital: 28 years, 2 months and 26 days. (Maurizio Gambarini/dpa via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 8:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — A recently discovered remnant of the Berlin Wall from the heavily fortified border's early days is being given protected status, city authorities said Monday. The announcement by the city government's culture ministry came on the day when the wall has been open for as long as it...
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February 05, 2018 - 7:37 am
PARIS (AP) — After the floods, now the cold. France's national weather agency Meteo France said Monday about half the country is on alert for dangerous levels of snow and ice. The area includes 45 departments from the Atlantic coast to the German border, and from Paris down toward southern France...
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February 05, 2018 - 12:05 am
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The new National Comedy Center has added the archives of late comedian Shelley Berman to its collection. The Grammy Award winner died in September at age 92. The donation to the western New York center comes from his wife of more than 70 years, Sarah Berman. It includes...
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An aerial view of the site of an early morning train crash Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 between an Amtrak train, bottom right, and a CSX freight train, top left, in Cayce, SC. The Amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train in the early morning darkness Sunday, killing at least two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeff Blake)
February 04, 2018 - 10:54 pm
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger train slammed into a parked freight train in the early-morning darkness Sunday after a thrown switch sent it hurtling down a side track, authorities said. Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured. It was the third deadly wreck...
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An aerial view of the site of an early morning train crash Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 between an Amtrak train, bottom right, and a CSX freight train, top left, in Cayce, SC. The Amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train in the early morning darkness Sunday, killing at least two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeff Blake)
February 04, 2018 - 7:01 pm
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — Passengers aboard the Amtrak train that slammed into a freight train before dawn Sunday described being jolted awake as seats ripped away, adding screams and crying followed in the chaos that ensued. Passenger Eric Larkin told The Associated Press his seat came loose, slamming...
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FILE - In a May 12, 2010 file photo, Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Museum, reaches over to dust the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue on display at museum in Chicago. Officials with the Field Museum say the T. rex named Sue, which has been at the museum since 2000, will be moved on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, to make room for a cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered. The specimen will be updated and moved upstairs to a private suite opening in 2019. The changes are part of an overhaul to the lakefront museum's main hall. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
February 04, 2018 - 2:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Tyrannosaurus rex fossil that's been on prominent display at Chicago's Field Museum is being moved to make room for a cast of the biggest dinosaur ever discovered. Officials with the Field Museum say the T. rex named Sue, which has been at the museum since 2000, will be moved on...
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People walk next to a fallen branch due to heavy snowfall on a tree in the Botanical Garden in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Heavy snow has struck the Moscow region, as people struggle to make their way through large snowdrifts. (AP Photo/Maxim Marmur)
February 04, 2018 - 10:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Heavy snow and freezing rain have knocked down thousands of trees in the Russian capital and one person is reported to have been killed. The Sputnik news agency said Sunday that the snowfall which began Saturday downed power lines in the Moscow region, interrupting electricity for...
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