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Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station
Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
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Engineer of Derailed Train Says He Zoned Out

The engineer of the Metro-North commuter train that derailed has told investigators he "zoned out" before the crash that killed four and injured 63.

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Religious leaders take part in a vigil and memorial service for train derailment victims
Religious leaders take part in a vigil and memorial service for train derailment victims (John Moore/Getty Images)
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Derailment Airs Queries About Technology

The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the deadly disaster.

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Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station
Emergency crews respond after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
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NTSB: Train Hit Curve at 82 MPH Before Bronx Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board says the Metro-North train that derailed on Sunday was going 82 MPH as it approached a curve in the tracks in the Bronx.

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Aerial view of derailed Metro North train
Aerial view of derailed Metro North train (NTSB)
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NTSB: 2nd Data Recorder Found in Derailed Bronx Train

Two data recorders retrieved from the commuter train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve, killing four people and injuring dozens, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.

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Amazon.com's website on Cyber Monday
Amazon.com's website on Cyber Monday (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Deals Await Shoppers Online During Cyber Monday

In the past week shoppers have been enticed by Gray Thursday, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. The trend continutes today with Cyber Monday.

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Four Dead In Bronx Train Derailment

The derailment of eight Metro North passenger cars in the Bronx on Sunday morning has killed at least 4, injured several dozen and will have an effect on Amtrak service on a traditionally busy travel day.

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White House: Worst Tech Bugs Over for Healthcare.gov

The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday

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Black Friday shoppers at the Jersey Shore Premium Outlet in Tinton Falls
Black Friday shoppers at the Jersey Shore Premium Outlet in Tinton Falls (Annette Petriccione, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Online Sales Strong; Stores Packed

According to preliminary data, Black Friday online sales rose 9 percent.

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Edward Snowden (Getty Images)
Edward Snowden (Getty Images)
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Report: US Spied on 2010 Global Summit in Toronto

Canadian authorities allowed the National Security Agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010, CBC News reported late Wednesday, citing documents shared by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Black Friday
Black Friday (Allison Joyce, Getty Images)
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Black Friday More Than Shopping for Many [AUDIO]

Every Black Friday, the infamous shopping day after Thanksgiving, is a madhouse that we cannot seem to get enough of.

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Wawa on Route 37 in Toms River
Wawa on Route 37 in Toms River (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Holiday Sales Could Depend on Low Gas Prices

The big discounts certainly are a major draw, but holiday sales may also get a boost this year from the lower price of gasoline.

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Senators Writing New Sanctions in Case Iran Cheats

Leading Democratic and Republican senators including New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez (D) are crafting legislation to reinstate the full force of sanctions and impose new ones if Iran doesn't make good on its pledge to roll back its nuclear program, brushing aside the Obama administration's fears about upending its diplomatic momentum.

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