Washington


4 Amtrak Cars Derail in Washington; Minor Injuries

Four cars of an Amtrak passenger train derailed Sunday afternoon near the town of Steilacoom, in Washington state’s Pierce County, about 45 miles south of Seattle. There appear to be…

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Uber Sued Over Access for Wheelchair Users in D.C.

Uber has failed to accommodate customers in wheelchairs, with policies that inhibit access for wheelchair users or provide them with watered-down options, depriving them of the ability to use the…

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Erdogan’s Security in Violent Clashes at DC Protest

The Turkish government and Washington’s mayor traded blame Wednesday for violence outside Turkey’s embassy, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security staff broke up an anti-government protest. The protesters were chanting…

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The Birth of American Nationalism

An American picks up a newspaper and reads of a new national crisis: Is it a foreign plot against America? Domestic unrest or violence in the streets of the capital?…

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A Sinkhole Sounds a Nuclear Warning

As nuclear facility accidents go, the recent one at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation on the Columbia River in Washington State was relatively minor. Still, some workers were hurriedly evacuated and…

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