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Feds kill plan to screen for disorder cited in fatal Hoboken train crash

Emergency workers arrive at New Jersey Transit's rail station in Hoboken, New Jersey September 29, 2016. A commuter train crashed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, officials said, with dozens of people reportedly injured. "Due to a NJ Transit train derailment at #Hoboken Station, NJ, all PATH train service in and out of Hoboken Station is suspended," New York's official emergency information system tweeted. / AFP PHOTO / Kena BetancurKENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images
Emergency workers arrive at New Jersey Transit's rail station in Hoboken, New Jersey September 29, 2016. A commuter train crashed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, officials said, with dozens of people reportedly injured. "Due to a NJ Transit train derailment at #Hoboken Station, NJ, all PATH train service in and out of Hoboken Station is suspended," New York's official emergency information system tweeted. / AFP PHOTO / Kena BetancurKENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images

U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said late last week that they are no longer pursuing the regulation that would require testing for the…

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