VIDEO: NJ Cop Rescues Man from Oncoming Train

VIDEO: NJ Cop Rescues Man from Oncoming Train

A quick-thinking New Jersey police officer in his seventh month on the job rescued a man who was nearly struck by a commuter train, according to a dramatic video of the incident.


First ‘Silk Road’ Train From Britain Leaves for China

STANFORD-LE-HOPE (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) – The first-ever freight train from Britain to China, laden with whisky, soft drinks and baby products, started its mammoth journey on Monday along a modern-day “Silk Road” trade route.

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill to Improve High-Speed Rail Oversight

California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have increased financial oversight of the state’s high-speed rail project, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles but lacks the necessary funds and rights of way.

Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press

NY Student with Measles Takes State-Wide Train

A potential explosion of measles could have been triggered by a college student infected with the disease who traveled by train from New York City to northern New York State last Sunday. The student, who attends Bard College, traveled on the 1:20 p.m. train from Penn station to Rhinecliff, N.Y. with a stop in Albany.