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Woman killed by Florida passenger train she tried to beat

May. 19, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida passenger train struck and killed a woman who was trying to cross the tracks. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that 31-year-old Princess Davis was walking with another woman when they attempted to cross the tracks in Lake Worth Beach,...

Space-tourism enters 'home stretch' toward commercial flight

May. 10, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic's winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote commercial launch and landing facility in southern New Mexico, bringing his space-tourism dream a step closer to reality. Branson said Friday at a...

Bail funds under scrutiny after St. Louis woman's death

May. 3, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — "I, Marcia Johnson, have been mentally and physically abused off and on for three years by Samuel Scott, my husband, and request a full order of protection and asked (sic) that it be renewed at the end of each year. And when and if he is released, I request that he not be allowed to enter...