"I was the last surviving passenger from the train to be identified. ... As the sun rose the next day, my husband got word that there was one last Jane Doe in surgery at a Philadelphia hospital."
An eleventh-hour deal between unions and rail companies has averted a strike that would have caused widespread disruption to passengers and businesses.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said a rail shutdown is "not acceptable" and would harm families as well as businesses.
A passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck and derailed in a remote, rural area of Missouri.
Blizzard warnings stretched from Virginia to Maine, but the city of Boston could get the most snow by the end.
Passengers on an Amtrak train became stuck in Virginia on their way to New York. They were forced to deal with a lack of food and overflowing toilets.
The train had about 147 passengers and 13 crew members onboard, Amtrak's spokesman said.
Instead of spending billions to bail out airlines, advocates argue for a more carbon-friendly pandemic investment: railroad travel.
“The Americans with Disabilities Act has been the law of the land for 30 years,” the senator wrote on Twitter.
Amtrak Coast Starlight Train 11 headed back to Eugene on Tuesday morning after a fallen tree had shut down service since 6 p.m. Sunday.