Patrick Murphy, the former Pennsylvania Democratic congressman was one of the 243 people aboard the derailed Amtrak train that left six dead and at least 136 injured near Philadelphia. Using his Twitter account, he shared photos from inside the train, which crashed just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Hours of searching mountainous terrain on foot and from the air have so far failed to locate a U.S. military helicopter that went missing in Nepal as it helped with relief efforts in the earthquake-ravaged nation.
The lawn of what used to be the Van, Texas, intermediate school is scattered with shards of glass and long, twisted strips of metal and plastic. The building's windows are blown out, and debris hangs choked on the windowsills.