Transportation

A man walks through steam venting from a building in the cold weather in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The South awoke on Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 17, 2018 - 5:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10 people died, including a baby in a car...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:22 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say a military training plane has crashed in southwestern Turkey, killing two pilots and a technician on board. The private Dogan News Agency said the CASA-type Turkish air force cargo plane went down near the town of Yalvac, in Isparta province, on...
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January 17, 2018 - 12:39 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian actress Jessica Falkholt died in a Sydney hospital on Wednesday, three weeks after a two-car collision that had already claimed four lives including three members of her family. The 29-year-old, who played Hope Morrison in more than a dozen episodes of the long-running...
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In this Jan. 11, 2018, photo, riders wait to board as others depart a Metro train in the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station in Washington. Washington's Metro system has become internationally synonymous with delays, breakdowns and smoke-filled tunnels. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 16, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate. Metro's problems are familiar to subway riders in New York and other big cities: smoke-filled tunnels, technical...
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This Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, photo taken and provided by Michael Lethbridge, emergency services officers work to cut his nephew Samuel Lethbridge, 17, from the wreck of his car off the Pacific Highway south of Swansea in New South Wales state, Australia. The father of the teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in the car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son. (Michael Lethbridge via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 2:40 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son. Samuel Lethbridge, 17, remained in intensive care in a hospital with multiple...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 photo provided by China's Ministry of Transport, the burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen partially sunk in the East China Sea off the eastern coast of China. The fire from the sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chinese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters. (Ministry of Transport via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 5:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — The fire from a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chinese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters. The spokesman, who identified himself only by his...
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Rescuers work at a bus after its collision with a car at Horomerice near Prague, Czech Republic, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. The accident claimed three lives and 30 injuries. At least ten people have serious injuries. (Ondrej Deml/CTK via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 6:37 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Authorities say three people have died after a bus collided with a car near the Czech capital. Prague firefighters say a total of 48 people were injured in the accident that took place Friday near the town of Horomerice, just northwest of Prague. Authorities say the municipal bus...
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A flatbed tow truck carries a car along a road near Interstate 40 in snow and icy conditions on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Parkers Crossroads, Tenn. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
January 12, 2018 - 2:22 pm
PARKERS CROSSROADS, Tenn. (AP) — James A. Jones saw enough cars stranded along the icy highway to know it was time to pull over as a winter storm blasted parts of Tennessee and Kentucky with sleet, freezing rain and snow Friday. Jones counted 25 cars stuck by the road as he drove from Memphis to...
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FILE--In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, the air traffic control tower is in sight as a plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. An Aeromexico passenger jet was ordered to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, as it descended toward a runway occupied by another commercial jet, the third close call at the busy airport in six months. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)
January 11, 2018 - 8:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Aeromexico passenger jet was ordered to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport as it descended toward a runway occupied by another commercial jet, the third close call at the busy airport in six months, officials said Thursday. Aeromexico Flight 668 from...
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A digger at work where an avalanche has blocked the road between Taesch and Zermatt, Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018. Swiss authorities have closed ski slopes, hiking trails, cable cars, roads into the town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town. A train packed with tourists has begun the descent from a snowbound town near Switzerland's Matterhorn as railway service resumed following a nearly two-day suspension due to avalanche risks. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 11, 2018 - 8:26 am
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — Access to a Swiss village near the famed Matterhorn peak has reopened after unusually heavy snowfall blanketed roads and railways, stranding thousands of tourists. Work crews with shovels, plows and helicopters located and bored through the cumbersome snow mass to end a...
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