10 things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 3: Train crash raises questions about safety measures
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Some experts say the Metro-North derailment could have been avoided if an automated crash-prevention technology had been installed on the system.
The president is focusing on the benefits of the law while accusing the GOP of trying to take them away without offering alternatives.
In a reversal of tactic, Thai police remove barricades and don’t stop demonstrators’ moves.
The 85-year-old war vet is remembered affectionately by members of his once-feared South Korean guerrilla group.
The “Fast and Furious” actor attended a private memorial service before thanking fans for paying their respects to his late co-star.
In a country with a tough militaristic image, people often call politicians and army leaders by their colorful childhood nicknames.
Tactile tours of an archaeology center allow vision-impaired guests to touch and feel ancient artifacts.
The Supreme Court turns away appeals from Amazon.com and Overstock.com in their fight against a N.Y. court decision forcing them to remit sales tax on online purchases.
Chefs say Japanese “washoku” cooking, which symbolizes harmony and uses seasonal flavors, is threatened by the rise of fast food staples such as McDonald’s and Krispy Kreme.
Russell Wilson throws three touchdown passes and Seattle becomes the first team to clinch a spot in the NFC playoffs with a 34-7 win over New Orleans.