- Amtrak train hurtles off overpass; at least 6 people killed
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass at an estimated 80 mph Monday south of Seattle and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least six people, authorities said.
- The Latest: Authorities say 13 train cars derailed
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local):
- Trump doctrine: Economic security is national security
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, echoing the message of his 2016 campaign as he declared "America is in the game and America is going to win."
- Airlines inch back to normalcy after airport blackout
ATLANTA (AP) — The nation's air-travel system struggled to get back on schedule and re-book stranded passengers Monday after a fire and blackout at the world's busiest airport forced the cancellation of over 1,500 flights days before the start of the Christmas rush.
- New leader of South Africa's ANC party has daunting task
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa, elected leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress in a tight race on Monday, now faces the daunting task of uniting a starkly divided party and reviving the tarnished reputation of Nelson Mandela's liberation movement.
- AP Exclusive: Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation
SAAS-FEE, Switzerland (AP) — The athletes' half-hour commute in the Swiss Alps — up two gondolas, then through a tunnel in the world's highest underground train to a glacier at 11,000 feet — served up daily grim reminders that global warming is threatening their line of work.
- Facing misconduct investigation, Panthers owner selling team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season.
- ESPN chief Skipper resigns, cites substance abuse problem
NEW YORK (AP) — John Skipper, president of the sprawling ESPN sports network, said Monday that he is resigning to treat a substance abuse problem.
- UCF's Scott Frost wins Associated Press Coach of the Year
Scott Frost is The Associated Press coach of the year after leading Central Florida to an unbeaten season and a spot in the Peach Bowl.
- Panthers name Tina Becker COO, she now runs daily operation
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have announced Tina Becker has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and been given full control of the day-to-day management of the organization.