Here's the latest news for Tuesday, December 3rd: Judge clears Detroit to file for bankruptcy; U.S. House honors victims of NYC train derailment; Obama says his health care law is working; Cartier jewels dazzle Paris.
While some New York rail commuters are nervous after a derailment that killed four people, many say they feel train travel is still safe, and that more oversight in the wake of the crash will make it even safer. (Dec. 3)
Dramatic footage emerged on Tuesday showing the unlikely rescue of a ship's cook, who survived for almost three days trapped in an air bubble in his sunken ship. (Dec. 3)
New York City commuters on the Metro-North line continue to find new ways to get to work in Manhattan while investigation into Sunday's crash continues. (Dec. 3)
Paul Walker crash not part of street race; Bob Dylan charged in France over Croatia remarks; Josh Brolin and Diane Lane's divorce finalized. (Dec. 3)
At the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, blind and visually impaired students are given a chance to learn about ancient civilizations through the sense of touch. (Dec. 3)
A Philadelphia museum offers special tours for blind visitors, allowing guests to touch exhibits usually off limits. (Dec. 3)
The train that derailed in NYC was traveling 82 mph as it approached a 30 mph zone, according to National Transportation Safety Board member Earl Weener. Four passengers died in Sunday's derailment. (Dec. 2)
Two data recorders found in the wreckage of a deadly commuter train derailment in New York City may offer investigators clues to the train's speed and how its brakes were applied before seven cars and the locomotive skidded off the tracks. ...
Aerial video, filmed using a camera mounted on a drone, shows clashes between police and anti-government protesters outside the Prime Minister's office in Bangkok. (Dec. 2)