By BRUCE SCHREINER and DYLAN LOVANAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Flames from a derailed train car sent people rushing out of neighborhoods and an entire town near Louisville on Wednesday while firefighters tried to douse the chemical blaze that left three workers badly burned.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say three workers have been severely burned in a fire that erupted while contractors were removing debris from a train derailment in southwest Louisville, Kentucky.
Louisville Emergency Management Agency Doug Hamilton says the workers were critically injured
By MARYCLAIRE DALE and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's delicate barrier islands, long and slender strips of land cherished by generations of sunbathing vacationers and full-time residents alike, are a hazardous wasteland of badly eroded shore, ruined
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Oil prices rose Wednesday on concerns about near-term oil supplies in the U.S. following a fierce storm that caused havoc across the northeastern part of the country and was threatening to inflict more damage inland.
By early afternoon in Europe, those concerns
By KAREN MATTHEWS and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Here is a look at how the behemoth storm Sandy affected the nation's largest city and its suburbs. A day after the storm hit, New Yorkers were coping with flooding in some areas, digging out from the mucky leftovers of
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) - An unknown hazardous material sickened about 200 people Tuesday just northwest of El Paso, Texas, as some workers in the industrial area where the substance released described feeling a burning sensation on their skin, according to
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - There's been plenty of debate over the Marcellus Shale natural gas field, but new research adds a twist that could impact political and environmental battles. Two independent financial firms say the Marcellus isn't just the biggest
By The Associated Press
TransCanada has reaffirmed its plan to restart the Keystone oil pipeline from Canada to the Midwest on Saturday, although rainy weather is hampering the company's on-site work.
TransCanada shut down the 2,100-mile pipeline Wednesday after tests showed possible safety
By MARIA FISHERAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - TransCanada Corp. has temporarily shut down its existing 2,100-mile Keystone pipeline after tests showed possible safety issues, a federal agency said Thursday.
Jeannie Layson, spokeswoman for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety
By JUSTIN PRITCHARDAssociated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal regulators failed to pursue recalls after they found cadmium-tainted jewelry on store shelves, despite their vow to keep the toxic trinkets out of children's hands, an Associated Press investigation shows.