At least 6 dead after train derails, falls onto Wash. highway

This aerial image from video provided by KOMO-TV shows the site of an Amtrak train that derailed south of Seattle.


The train derailed south of Seattle, spilling at least one train car onto busy Interstate 5 and resulting in at least six deaths.

// Photos from the scene of Amtrak derailment

Authorities say multiple people were killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed onto Interstate 5 south of Seattle.

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President Trump used the event as an example of why lawmakers should approve his infrastructure plan.

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Pittsburgh, PA 12-17-17: FIRST OF POSSIBLE COMBO PIX.......Patriots defensive back Eric Rowe (25) lunges in front of Steelers wide reciever Eli Rogers (17) and tipped the ball high in the air, and when it came down his teammate Duron Harmon (30, far left) caught it for the game clinching interception in the end zone. The New England Patriots visited the Pittsburgh Steelers for an NFL regular season football game. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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// A slip in final two weeks could cost the Patriots

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Dunkin' Donuts teamed up with Wormtown Brewery to make a beer brewed with the company's dark roast beans.

America, drunk on Dunkin’?

A limited-edition batch of beer made with the coffee chain’s dark roast beans will be available on the darkest day of the year.


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// Man will go to trial in fatal Newton pizza shop crash

Bradford Casler formally notified a judge Monday that he will go on trial rather than spend any time behind bars.

// ESPN president John Skipper resigns

Skipper said he was leaving to seek treatment for a substance addiction.

The luggage made it to Boston but not the passengers on DELTA airlines flight 104.

Boston resident recalls ‘chaos’ in Atlanta airport

Arielle Gray had to sit in a parked plane for over four hours, but once she got inside the airport, she said it wasn’t much better.

// Ex-UHartford student in body fluids case avoids hate crimes charge

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// In Watertown, market worker spreads cheer with booming tunes

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A Trump judicial nominee whose inability to answer basic legal questions at his confirmation hearing brought him widespread ridicule has withdrawn.


// Matt Damon is right about sexual misconduct

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// Norwood town manager leaves job after nearly 40 years

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They are divisive, sartorially offensive, and ugly as sin, but should the boots be banned from airport lounges?

// A new drug shows that the price of hope is $750,000

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A twist on spiked cider. A true hot, buttered rum. A drink made with quince? Make these recipes and cheers to good cheer.

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