High-Speed Train Hurtles Onto Highway, Killing 3

An Amtrak train making the inaugural trip on a faster new route hurtled off an overpass, falling partly onto a highway south of Seattle. The crash killed at least three people and injured dozens more. Read the story from the Los Angeles Times.

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U.S. Blames North Korea for Cyberattack

The White House publicly blamed North Korea as “directly responsible” for the “WannaCry” ransomware attack in May that locked more than 300,000 computers worldwide. Read the story from NPR.


Twitter

Enforcing new stricter policies on violent and abusive content, Twitter suspended accounts of white-nationalists on Monday. Read the story from The AP.


ESPN

ESPN President John Skipper is stepping down, citing a substance addiction problem. Read the story from the Los Angeles Times.

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Trump Judge Pick Withdraws

Matthew Petersen, one of President Trump’s judicial nominees, has withdrawn his nomination after a video of his confirmation hearing went viral. The video showed Petersen struggling to answer basic legal questions. Read the story from The AP.