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Drivers in Boston get into an accident every four years on average, according to a study by Allstate insurance. Fort Collins, Colo., had the nation's safest drivers.
More than 1,400 children suffered sexual abuse in a small English town from 1997 until as recently as last year. The report says local authorities were aware of the problem for years but did nothing.
In her poem, "Visiting My Parents in Summer," Tishani Doshi writes about returning to her childhood bedroom, where she experiences it being preserved just as she left it as a teenager.
Protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown are getting smaller. Some in Ferguson are trying to morph the protests into an effort to push specific policy changes in the city's police department.
Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.
Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 million. Some Canadian's aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.