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China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus

BEIJING (AP) - China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a...

As virus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas

WUHAN, China (AP) - Face masks sold out and officials at airports and train stations checked passengers for fevers as China on Tuesday sought...

Phew! Easing of strike brings relief for Paris commuters

PARIS (AP) - Paris commuters who were careworn after six weeks of misery-inducing transport strikes found their smiles again Monday as some subway workers...

Technology could cut train crews from 2 to 1 but is...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - How many people does it take to operate a locomotive?For the railroad industry, the answer is simple: One.The industry is...

Chinese president heads to Myanmar for crucial state visit

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) - China's President Xi Jinping was given a lavish welcome to Myanmar as he arrived Friday for a state visit meant...

15 states oppose Trump plan to allow LNG shipments by rail

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The attorneys general of 15 states said this week that they oppose a Trump administration proposal to allow rail shipments...

South Africa train passengers stranded for more than a day

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa's state-owned passenger rail operator has apologized for stranding riders on a train from Johannesburg to Cape Town for more...

Ukraine opens probe over Russia’s railway bridge to Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) - Ukrainian officials opened a criminal probe Wednesday after a passenger train from Russia arrived in Crimea via a new Russian-built bridge,...

Putin opens railway bridge to Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday inaugurated a massive railway bridge to Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.Putin rode...

Protesters block Paris subway on 19th day of pension strikes

PARIS (AP) - Striking French train workers blocked passengers from boarding one of the few subways functioning in Paris on Monday, leading to a...