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Rescuers work around derailed carriages of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia on May 13, 2015. (Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

$200 Million Limit On Amtrak Lawsuits Faces Challenges

That cap for a single passenger rail incident was part of a late effort in 1997 to pass a law that would rescue Amtrak from financial ruin and help it one day become independent.

05/19/2015

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L.I. Dad Spearheading Charge For Mandatory Rearview Cameras In Cars

Each week, about 50 children are hit by cars while backing up, often in the owner’s driveway. Now there’s a new proposal could make rearview cameras mandatory in all vehicles.

03/23/2011