Small Minnesota school bus company helps amid driver shortage

School districts across the country are still struggling to find ways to get all of their students to and from school amid a shortage in bus drivers. But now in St. Anthony, a small busing company founded by a refugee from Somalia is trying to help fix the problem.

NTSB: Amtrak train was going below speed limit before derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board briefed reporters Monday in Montana as investigators try to figure out what went wrong with Amtrak’s westbound Empire Builder train over the weekend. Three people were killed and seven were injured in the derailment. 

Summer travel, economic recovery driving up gas prices

Drivers are facing pricier fill-ups as more people hit the road for work, travel and other activities that the virus pandemic halted. Higher demand for gasoline is running up against lagging supply as the energy industry slowly ramps up after more than a year of production and staff cuts.