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About 30 people suffer minor injuries in NYC train accident

Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:33 a.m.

A packed Long Island Rail Road rush-hour train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major Brooklyn transportation hub on Wednesday, hurling passengers onto the floor and slamming them into each other.

California snowpack measures low, but big storms coming

Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 5:06 a.m.

In this  2015 file photo, Frank Gehrke, chief of California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, walks past some weeds emerging from the snow pack as he conducts the second snow survey at Echo Summit, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
Surveyors plunged a pole into the Sierra Nevada snowpack on Tuesday and took the first manual measurement of the wet season, finding water content was about half of normal as California flirts with a possible sixth year of drought.

Trump’s slim North Korea options: diplomacy, sanctions, force

Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 4:36 a.m.

In this Oct. 16 file photo, a man watches a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. (Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press)
Donald Trump says he is confident North Korea won’t develop a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the United States. But his options for stopping the reclusive communist country are slim: diplomacy that would reward Pyongyang, sanctions which haven’t worked, and military action that no one wants.

Before reversing course, House Republicans ignored the power of first impressions

Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

If you want to send a message, the first one is the most crucial. House Republicans appeared to forget this simple notion about the power of first impressions when they moved to rein in the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) created eight years ago – at least until they reversed course on Tuesday and decided to back off their plan.

Biden says he will be based at Penn

Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 7:09 p.m.

Vice President Biden said Tuesday he will set up shop at the University of Pennsylvania after he leaves office this month.

Lawyer again calls for firings over slaying of Tamir Rice

Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 2:18 p.m.

An attorney is renewing his call for the firing of the two white Cleveland police officers involved in the shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy killed while playing with a pellet gun outside a city recreation center.

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