• CORRECT LOCATION TO NORTHFIELD, NOT ROXBURY - Emergency first responders assist a woman, center, as she is transferred to an ambulance from a trailer attached to an all-terrain vehicle near the site of an Amtrak train derailment, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Northfield, Vt.  The Amtrak train, headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed in central Vermont on Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks about 20 miles southwest of the capital, Montpelier. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

    Federal investigators probe Amtrak train accident in Vermont

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Special fences protect railroad tracks from rock slides in some parts of the country, but the head of Amtrak said Tuesday it’s unclear if the mechanisms could have prevented a derailment that injured seven people in Vermont.

  • In this Sept. 30, 2015 photo, Actors' Equity President Kate Shindle poses for a portrait in New York. At just 38, Shindle is the youngest president in Equity's history. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

    Kate Shindle, the young head of Actors’ Equity, reaches out

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most powerful people on Broadway has a corner office with a stunning view of Times Square. But there’s a catch: The salary is lousy.

  • Federal grant aims to bring recycling to New Mexico tribes

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Recycling Coalition will be developing a training program and providing technical assistance to help Native American communities around the state with recycling programs.

  • Chung says he is facing lengthy FIFA suspension

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world football body for alleged ethics breaches surrounding South Korea’s failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, and also for openly criticizing the committee.

  • This May 11, 2007, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Japan led world stock markets higher Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, on hopes for new stimulus from its central bank while investors were also buoyed by the prospect that the Federal Reserve will wait until next year to raise interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Asia stocks rise on hopes for Japan stimulus, Fed hike delay

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are getting off to a slow start a day after a big rally.

  • In this Sept. 29, 2015, photo, Jason Robins, center, CEO of DraftKings website, speaks on a panel at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. His company’s rising visibility is spawning debate among the casino industry and regulators about the definition of gambling and whether all sports betting should be legalized and regulated. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    As daily fantasy eschews ‘gambling’ label, scrutiny grows

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stock market traders and chess players — that’s who’s playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.

  • An attendant works to stow equipment in the club house at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, a day after the Boston Red Sox finished the baseball season in last place in the American League East. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Red Sox more optimistic despite another last-place finish

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox tried to buy their way out of the AL East cellar last offseason with splashy free agents, guaranteeing Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval a total of $183 million.

  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks about the agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries reached a contentious trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects the intellectual property of multinational corporations. Now each country must sell the deal to skeptical lawmakers.

  • New Mexico elected officials declare support for power plant

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Several New Mexico officials recently declared support for a plan to build a nearly $1 billion natural gas and solar power plant in San Juan County.

  • Group asks NM Supreme Court to weigh in PNM case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists asked the New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday to disqualify all but one member of a powerful state regulatory board in a case that will determine the fate of a coal-fired power plant that serves customers throughout the Southwest.