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Amtrak halting Virginia routes ahead of Inauguration Day

Amtrak halting Virginia routes ahead of Inauguration Day

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Amtrak has issued a travel advisory in Washington D.C. ahead of Inauguration Day. Amtrak will continue to operate service as scheduled, except for some...
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'Very worried about next week': Airports, transit brace for more D.C. chaos

'Very worried about next week': Airports, transit brace for more D.C. chaos

2 days ago   |   Politico

Airlines are banning guns and suspending alcohol service. Amtrak is beefing up its police force to prepare for anti-mask riders. Airports are creating safe zones so lawmakers...
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He Brought Moynihan Train Hall to Life, but Didn't Live to See It

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Many credit Michael Evans with turning the vision for the hall at Penn Station into a reality. Before it opened, he took his own life.
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Biden team postpones inauguration rehearsal due to security threats

Biden team postpones inauguration rehearsal due to security threats

4 days ago   |   Politico

A rehearsal for Joe Biden's inauguration scheduled for Sunday has been postponed because of security concerns, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. After...
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Joe Biden no longer taking Amtrak to inauguration amid security concerns

4 days ago   |   ABC

A decision was made this week for Joe Biden not to take the 90-minute Amtrak ride from his namesake station in Wilmington, Delaware, officials said.
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Joe Biden's Amtrak Ride to DC Is Out

Joe Biden's Amtrak Ride to DC Is Out

5 days ago   |   Newser

President-elect Joe Biden will no longer be taking an Amtrak train to Washington for his inauguration because of security concerns, a person briefed on the decision told the AP...
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Biden forgoing Amtrak trip to Washington over security fears

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden will no longer be taking an Amtrak train to Washington for his inauguration because of security concerns, a person briefed on the...
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Moynihan Train Hall: It's Stunning. And, a First Step

6 days ago   |   NY Times

A $1.6 billion transformation of a post office has gifted the city with a lofty, light-filled steel, glass and marble cathedral, our critic writes.
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Project Veritas Leader Overheard on Amtrak Talking Strategy

11 days ago   |   Bloomberg

James O'Keefe is the face and chief executive officer of the activist organization known as Project Veritas. He specializes in undercover audio recordings or videos that seek...
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I was a journalist on the ground at Capitol Hill yesterday. Here's what it was actually like watching rioters storm the building right in front of me

I was a journalist on the ground at Capitol Hill yesterday. Here's what it was actually like watching rioters storm the building right in front of me

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement I'm a 36-year-old Brooklyn-based reporter and I was part of a round of COVID-19-related layoffs at a New York tabloid last year. Since then, I've been...
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California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

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Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

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First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

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Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

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Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the US Capitol earlier... Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...