More crude oil was spilled in US rail incidents last year than during the previous 37 years, according to a new government analysis. Oil by rail transport has become more popular as pipeline capacity has fallen behind increases in oil production during the North American shale boom.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best fiction books of 2008.
Tony Earley’s sequel to “Jim the Boy” delivers Depression-era pathos.
Tony Earley's sequel to 'Jim the Boy' delivers Depression-era pathos.