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Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:06 PM EDT

Memorial Day Traffic to Hit Highest Levels Since 2005

Memorial Day Traffic to Hit Highest Levels Since 2005

If you’re planning to hit the road Memorial Day weekend, you won’t be alone. More than 39 million Americans are expected to travel during the holiday weekend, bringing Memorial Day travel levels to the...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 06:32 PM EDT

Fields Out at Ford; New CEO Hackett Known for Turnarounds

Fields Out at Ford; New CEO Hackett Known for Turnarounds

The job of Ford's new CEO won't be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company's traditional auto business, but also invest in self-driving cars and other projects that could one day make that...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 03:52 PM EDT

Ford to Cut Jobs as Sales Level Off, Stock Price Lags

Ford to Cut Jobs as Sales Level Off, Stock Price Lags

Ford is getting leaner as it faces an onslaught of challenges, from slowing U.S. sales to high-tech challengers to its own disgruntled shareholders. The 114-year-old automaker said Wednesday it is cutting 1,400...

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 01:07 PM EDT

Choosing the Right Used Car for Your Teen

Choosing the Right Used Car for Your Teen

For many families with teenage drivers, a new car just isn't in the budget. According to an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety survey, 83 percent of parents who bought cars for their teen drivers said they...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:07 PM EDT

Distracted Driving a Growing Problem in the US

Distracted Driving a Growing Problem in the US

Last year, almost 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes, making it possibly the deadliest year on U.S. roads since 2007, according to the National Safety Council. The major cause? Distracted driving.

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death in Revere
Police Investigating Suspicious Death in Revere

A woman was found dead in a Grand View Avenue home late Saturday afternoon, and a preliminary examination revealed signs of trauma.

Boston Strong in Puerto Rico
Boston Strong in Puerto Rico

Saturday night, members of the Latino community in Boston are joining forces to help the victims of the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and the deadly earthquake in Mexico.

Fans React to President's Criticism of NFL Players Protests
Fans React to President's Criticism of NFL Players Protests

President Donald Trump says NFL players who kneel during the national anthem should be fired by their teams.

Hundreds Gather on Boston Common to Form Human Peace Sign
Hundreds Gather on Boston Common to Form Human Peace Sign

Hundreds of people gathered on the Boston Common Saturday afternoon in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest human peace sign.

'It's Not What Leaders Do': Curry Responds to Trump
'It's Not What Leaders Do': Curry Responds to Trump

After President Donald Trump disinvited Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry to the White House on Twitter, Curry said the way the president "feels the need to target certain individuals" is "beneath...

First Weekend of Fall Feels Like Summer
First Weekend of Fall Feels Like Summer

It’s officially the first weekend of autumn! Temperatures climbed into the 70s and it’s the warmest Boston has been since September 15th.