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A butcher prepares cuts of beef on January 13, 2014. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The government will soon require labels on packages of beef tenderized by machines so shoppers know to cook it thoroughly. The Agriculture...
Here’s a primer on a new trade agreement that would allow the president “fast track” authority. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Editor’s Note: As the trade debate rages in Congress, we wanted to understand the actual...
Although its most popular in the Northeast corridor, where on Tuesday a train derailed in Philadelphia killing at least six, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces. Photo of...
Rescue workers searched through the debris on Wednesday for more victims of an Amtrak passenger train wreck in Philadelphia that killed six people and injured scores of others. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama...
Following Tuesday’s Amtrak accident in Philadelphia that left at least seven people dead, the NewsHour explored 25 years of railroad passenger fatality data from the Federal Railroad Administration and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics...
Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send your questions to Phil. Moeller is a research fellow at the Center on...