Michael Brice-Saddler
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Michael Brice-Saddler is a reporter in the Capital News Service Washington Bureau. He has worked as a metro reporting intern for The Baltimore Sun, an editorial intern for SBNation, VICE Sports and Street Sense, and has served as an editor and senior staff writer for The Diamondback.

November 14, 2017
Amtrak unveils comfier seats, better lighting in coaches

WASHINGTON – Amtrak riders in the Northeast and Midwest can expect to see more comfortable rides in the coming months as the passenger rail service continues interior overhauls of more than 450 of its coaches. Amtrak’s efforts to refresh the interior of its “Amfleet I” trains includes the installation of 52,000 newly-designed seat cushions, new […]

September 19, 2017
McCain to Navy: Fix your problem of overworked sailors

WASHINGTON — After four Navy collisions within the past year resulting in the deaths of 17 seamen, Arizona Sen. John McCain on Tuesday told military officials he had arrived at a simple conclusion: sailors are being worked too hard. “All you have to do is use common sense,” said McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed […]

September 7, 2017
Ship collisions that killed Maryland sailors reflect stresses on fleet, Navy officials say

WASHINGTON – Insufficient training and ship maintenance may have played a part in four naval ship collisions this year, U.S. Navy officials and government auditors told a congressional hearing on Thursday. Admiral Bill Moran, vice chief of naval operations, told lawmakers that American naval technological advances were “meaningless” without well-trained sailors. “We should not and […]