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Traffic fatalities see highest jump in over 16 years

DETROIT — Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the...

May 18, 2022 1:00 am

Biden Buffalo Supermarket Shooting Associated Press
 President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visit the supermarket where 10 were slain to pay respects and speak to victims' families in Buffalo, N.Y. (Andrew HarnikSTF)

Bidens visit site of tragedy

BUFFALO – President Joe Biden mourned with Buffalo's grieving families on Tuesday, then exhorted the nation to reject what he...

May 18, 2022 1:00 am

Road Fatalities FILE - The scene of a fatality car crash, June 2, 2021, in Tulsa, Okla. Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the highways after the pandemic forced many to stay at home. The 10.5% jump over 2020 numbers was the largest percentage increase since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began its fatality data collection system in 1975. (Tanner Laws/Tulsa World via AP, File) (Tanner Laws
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Nearly 43,000 people died on US roads last year, agency says

DETROIT -- Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years, as Americans returned to the roads...

May 17, 2022 5:00 pm

Transgender Sports South Carolina South Carolina Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, left, asks questions to Sen. Richard Cash, R-Powdersville, right, during a debate over transgender athletes playing sports on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) (Jeffrey Collins
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South Carolina governor signs transgender sports ban bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing...

May 17, 2022 2:00 pm

Biden Buffalo Supermarket Shooting President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visit the scene of a shooting at a supermarket to pay respects and speak to families of the victims of Saturday's shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (Andrew Harnik
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In Buffalo, Biden mourns victims, says 'evil will not win'

President Joe Biden on Tuesday condemned the poison of white supremacy and said the country must reject the racist theory espoused by the...

May 17, 2022 1:40 pm