More than two million patients have been saved by advances in diagnosis and treatment since 1991, according to new data.
Nine people from two families in New York and Florida were among the 12 people killed in the crash.
The chance to ride on a train’s maiden run on a newly opened line was irresistible for Zack Willhoite and James Hamre, who volunteered for a rail advocacy group.
The accident in Washington State adds to a list of recent train derailments, including four in five months at Penn Station. But few have involved fatalities.
The governor acknowledged on Monday that the official toll of 64 deaths from Hurricane Maria might be too low, after independent analyses yielded far higher estimates.
A man walking his dog on Vancouver Island found a leg with a foot in a black sneaker on a beach. The authorities are trying to get a DNA sample from it.