Transportation

Investigators seek answers in fatal New Jersey train crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 other people. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board will be looking to determine how...  VIEW

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Environment

Anti-wildlife trafficking group lauds Thai ivory crackdown

BANGKOK (AP) — A major conservation group has praised Thailand for a huge drop in sales of ivory items resulting from an official crackdown aimed at shedding the country's image as a center for the illicit trade in wildlife goods. The wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC announced this week at a meeting in South Africa...

Marijuana

Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

DENVER (AP) — Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered. A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C — not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves — takes effect Saturday. The rule referencing marijuana's psychoactive ingredient was added...  VIEW

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