The stalemate over authorization for the nation's highway program, which expires July 31, is not so much a traditional partisan divide, but rather a tussle between the House and Senate. Both chambers are controlled by ...
There have been six major oil train derailments in North America this year.
A train carrying a flammable, toxic compound that poses respiratory risks derailed in Tennessee and caught fire, prompting an evacuation of 5,000 residents from a nearby town.
The NTSB's determination heightened the mystery surrounding the cause of the accident.
"Things can happen quickly around here when they have to."
Full Amtrak service has resumed in the nation's busy Northeast rail corridor, almost a week after a derailment in Philadelphia killed eight passengers and injured more than 200.
In March, John Oliver addressed America's neglect of its crumbling infrastructure -- an issue which has come back in the spotlight in the aftermath of the tragic Philadelphia Amtrak crash Tuesday night.
"We are heartbroken. We have not experienced anything like this in modern times."
There reportedly were about 230 passengers and five crew members on the train.
While fighting to keep Islamic State out of the country, the Iraqi government seeks to rebuild the country's infrastructure, its quality of life, and relieve its $25 billion fiscal deficit.
The Tesla Powerwall can store power from solar panels, from the electricity grid at night when it is typically cheaper, and provide a secure backup in the case of a power outage.