MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. (AP) — A rail line has reopened in southern West Virginia where an oil train derailed earlier this month.
A statement from multiple agencies responding to the fiery derailment said crews restored the tracks and reopened the line for commerce Thursday afternoon. Cleanup activities continue at the site in Mount Carbon.
Investigators have not determined what caused 27 of the CSX train's 109 cars to go off the tracks during a Feb. 16...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1FZf5IE ) reports that firefighters have been called to a downtown public square at least twice — including on Thursday morning — by people who reported smoke when they saw machine-generated fog that's part of a new art installation.
"A Winter Landscape Cradling Bits of Sparkle" by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, DC, is now the only place east of the Mississippi where people can legally grow and share marijuana in private. The city's mayor today defied threats from Congress and implemented a voter-approved initiative.
But Republicans in charge of Congress are warning that DC may pay the price -- in smaller federal appropriations to the District.
A GOP lawmaker from Maryland -- who's one of the most vocal pot opponents in the...
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has a message for fellow Republicans who control Congress: "Grow a spine."
Jindal spoke critically of his party's leaders in Washington on Thursday during a turn before the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. As he spoke to CPAC, House Republicans were considering a short-term funding fix to prevent a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department.
SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Two quick-footed therapy llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.
Television footage showed a large, white llama and a smaller, black llama darting through the streets of Sun City during the lunch hour.
The fugitive llamas were part of a trio that were making a therapy visit to elderly residents at...