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Congress passes student loans, highway jobs bill


Finding rare political accommodation on the cusp of a holiday recess, Congress passed legislation Friday designed to salvage 2.8 million jobs and shield students from a sharp increase in loan interest rates....


Feds want authority to randomly inspect tour buses - Wall Street Journal

Inspectors need authority to randomly pull over tour buses on the highway if they are to catch rogue carriers using a variety of schemes to evade even the most basic safety rules, federal and state officials said Monday.


Missouri School Buses Crash, Kill 2 and Injure as Many as 50

Missouri School Buses Crash, Kill 2 and Injure as Many as 50

Two school buses loaded with children from a band camp collided with a tractor trailer on a Missouri highway today, killing at least two people and injuring as many as 50 others. Dozens are injured and two are dead after two buses and a tractor collide. Pictures from the scene show two large yellow school buses with front end damage and one of the buses rammed on top of the tractor trailer cab. An SUV is wedged underneath one of the buses.


Ohio snowstorm forces schools shut, highways closed

Ohio is still moving slowly after the latest winter storm forced numerous cancellations and delays.


Truck Heists 'Wreaking Havoc' on U.S. Highways

Truck Heists 'Wreaking Havoc' on U.S. Highways

Thieves are swiping tractor-trailers filled with goods, triggering a spike in cargo theft on the nation's highways.


Inmates baby-sit tot found alone on highway

Authorities in Maryland say a prison work crew kept a toddler safe after the child was found wandering alone on a rural highway.


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