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February 6, 2018
Amtrak train cars lie on Interstate 5 after a derailment in DuPont, Washington, on Dec. 18, 2017. (Bloomberg photo by David Ryder)
Fatal Amtrak crashes spotlight 10-year wait for safety upgrades
February 6, 2018 - 1:25pm
January 29, 2018
Sara Renae Larose
Cass Lake, Minn., woman faces aiding charges in fatal shooting
January 29, 2018 - 11:12pm
January 26, 2018
2 die of possible overdoses on northwest Minn. reservation
January 26, 2018 - 9:20pm
January 15, 2018
Dolores O'Riordan / Wikimedia Commons
Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
January 15, 2018 - 12:40pm
December 18, 2017
In a photo provided by Washington State Patrol, an Amtrak train derailed onto Interstate 5 near Olympia, Wash., on Dec. 18, 2017. The sheriff in Pierce County, Wash., said on social media that several cars were struck by the train. Multiple motorists were injured. (Washington State Patrol via The New York Times)
Amtrak train derails in Washington state, rail cars fall onto interstate; multiple deaths reported
December 18, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 20, 2017
Several counterfeit Percocet pills seized by authorities in Georgia; agents said the pills actually contain fentanyl analogs. Handout courtesy of Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
November 20, 2017 - 8:23am
October 30, 2017
Update: Minnesota farmer dies after being run over, dragged by plow
October 30, 2017 - 2:25pm
October 28, 2017
Two bodies found after hunting cabin fire in northwest Minnesota
October 28, 2017 - 5:37pm
October 13, 2017
Investigators search the rubble of Journey’s End, a mobile home park for seniors that burned in the week's wildfires, in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017. Search and rescue teams from multiple counties around Northern California converged here Friday with shovels, rakes and a cadaver-sniffing Australian Cattle dog named Seven. They left with bone fragments. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Death toll in California wildfires reaches historically grim heights
October 13, 2017 - 8:53pm
October 11, 2017
huck Rippey searches through the remains of his parents’ home in Napa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Their parents, Charles, 100, and Sara Rippey, 98, were killed in the fast-moving wildfire at their home. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
An elderly Napa couple just celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. Then the wildfires came.
October 11, 2017 - 8:12am
October 7, 2017
Ralphie May
Comedian Ralphie May dies at 45; comic's remarks about Native Americans led to cancellation of Fargo, Bemidji shows
October 7, 2017 - 3:48pm
September 29, 2017
Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in September 2009. (Monica Almeida/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Hugh Hefner, the murder of Dorothy Stratten and the dark side of Playboy
September 29, 2017 - 10:47am
August 21, 2017
Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 23, 2013.REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photoplay button
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
August 21, 2017 - 8:49am
August 15, 2017
Art Gutierrez injects a dose of heroin. He recently watched a friend die after taking a lethal dose of fentanyl.  Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Thousands of urban overdose deaths linked to shocking increase of fentanyl in drug supply
August 15, 2017 - 8:30pm
August 9, 2017
Elvis Presley plays guitar during a concert in Fort Worth, Texas, early in his career. (File Photo/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Elvis Presley, 40 years after his death, remains an icon and a cautionary tale
August 9, 2017 - 4:30am