3 dead in Amtrak train derailment in Montana

3 dead in Amtrak train derailment in Montana

(NEW YORK) — At least three people were killed and multiple others were injured when an Amtrak train derailed in remote northern Montana on Saturday, sending several cars toppling over, authorities said. Eight cars on the train, Empire Builder 7/27, which was headed from Chicago to Seattle, derailed just before…
COVID-19 live updates: US reaches vaccine milestone

COVID-19 live updates: US reaches vaccine milestone

(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 682,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems…
Culture thrives in America’s most Hispanic, Latino state: New Mexico

Culture thrives in America’s most Hispanic, Latino state: New Mexico

(MOSCOW) — As the Hispanic and Latino population grows throughout the U.S., New Mexico has established itself as a haven for people of Latin American and Hispanic descent. That culture can be seen throughout the streets -- in the Pueblo- and Spanish-style architecture, the traditional santeros and the Mexican artistry.…
CDC director overrules panel on Pfizer boosters for frontline workers

CDC director overrules panel on Pfizer boosters for frontline workers

(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed an independent advisory panel's recommendation for seniors and other medically vulnerable Americans to get a booster shot of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, six months after their second dose. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, also partially overruled her agency's…