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5 Remain Seriously Hurt in Conn. Train Collision

Investigators don't know why first train derailed

(Newser) - Authorities still aren't sure what caused two commuter trains to collide outside Bridgeport, Conn., yesterday evening. An eastbound Metro-North train derailed and got hit by a westbound train on adjacent tracks, reports the Journal News . About 60 people were treated, and five remained critically injured as of this morning,... More »

Raleigh Tops in Quality of Life

(Newser) - Raleigh, NC, is the American city with the highest quality of life, according to a new survey by Portfolio magazine . With its low unemployment rate, quality housing stock, and rapid pace of growth, Raleigh beat out the other 66 largest metro areas in a comparison of 20 statistical measures of... More »

What We Know About the Times Square Bomb Suspect

Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad 'seemed like a nice guy'

(Newser) - Details are starting to emerge on the man suspected of driving an explosive-laden SUV into Times Square, who will appear in court later today on as-yet-unknown charges. Faisal Shahzad, 30, is a naturalized US citizen born in Pakistan who had been raising a family in Bridgeport, Conn., for years before... More »

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