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Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST

Traffic Deaths Spiked in 2016, Including Pedestrians Killed

Traffic Deaths Spiked in 2016, Including Pedestrians Killed

Traffic fatalities rose 5.6 percent last year, with the biggest spikes in pedestrian and motorcyclist deaths, the government said Friday. There were 37,461 people killed on U.S. roads in 2016 as Americans...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EST

New Cars Increasingly Crammed With Distracting Technology

New Cars Increasingly Crammed With Distracting Technology

A new, real-world study using video cameras, global positioning systems, lane trackers and other tech gadgets confirmed that dialing or texting while driving raised the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EST

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge

Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EST

Best Vehicles to Buy Used

Best Vehicles to Buy Used

Buying a used car is a great way to save money, but those savings just don't add up if the car is not reliable or if you don't enjoy driving it.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Nissan Introduces Rear Door Alert System

Nissan Introduces Rear Door Alert System

Nearly 40 children needlessly die every year after being left in a vehicle on a hot day. Now, the automotive industry is responding with safety technology designed to protect our most precious cargo.

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Czechs Eliminate USA in Shootout in Hockey Quarterfinals
Czechs Eliminate USA in Shootout in Hockey Quarterfinals

Pavel Francouz stopped all five shooters and Petr Koukal scored the shootout winner as the Czech Republic eliminated the United States from the Olympics with a 3-2 victory in the quarterfinals Wednesday. Jan...

After 42 Years, US Wins Gold in Women's Cross-Country Skiing
After 42 Years, US Wins Gold in Women's Cross-Country Skiing

The long, long wait is over. Team USA ended their 42-year Olympic medal drought in cross-country skiing Wednesday and they made American cross-country history in the process. Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall...

Team USA Advances to Semifinals With Win Over Great Britain
Team USA Advances to Semifinals With Win Over Great Britain

There were eight different scenarios for what would happen if the U.S. men's curling team defeated Great Britain Tuesday night. There were also eight scenarios for what would happen if they lost, none of which...

Lindsey Vonn Takes Bronze in Women's Downhill
Lindsey Vonn Takes Bronze in Women's Downhill

Lindsey Vonn cast a quick glance toward the sky after finishing what was likely her final Olympic downhill run, shrugged her shoulders after seeing her time and shook a friendly index finger at her good...

1 in Custody in Connection With Stabbing
1 in Custody in Connection With Stabbing

One person is in custody following a stabbing at a home in Tewksbury, Massachusetts Tuesday night.

Gun Magazine Found in School Last Year, District Announces
Gun Magazine Found in School Last Year, District Announces

A search was conducted in McGlynn Middle School Tuesday for a gun magazine initially found in the school late last year, though never disclosed to the police.