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At least three were killed and about 100 injured when an Amtrak train derailed on a highway overpass in Washington state. National Transportation Safety Board officials said the train was traveling 80 mph in a 30-mph zone; it’s still unclear why it was moving at such a high speed.
The House of Representatives is expected to vote on a final tax bill Tuesday afternoon, Reuters reports. If it passes, the joint legislation would then go to the Senate, where Republicans say they’ve secured enough votes for the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul.
Longtime ESPN President John Skipper abruptly resigned to seek treatment for “a substance addiction,” according to a statement. Former chief George Bodenheimer will serve as acting chairman while the sports network searches for Skipper’s replacement.
“I have decided that the most important thing I can do right now is to take care of my problem.”
John Skipper, former ESPN president
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