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Pursuit chases have led to crashes, like this one in Leawood, Kan., in 2004,...
Police officers have to make complicated, split-second decisions every day — and whether or not to chase a fleeing suspect is no exception. And they often have to make this decision while driving a...
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On Friday, 22-year-old Joel Kitele plans to take his first shower ever in a ...
When Jackline Mumbua decided to go solar, she knew the cost would be steep. A 35-year-old housewife in Machakos, Kenya, she can barely cover the expenses of raising three school-age children on the...