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Judge bans woman from using cell phone after fatal crash

Technically Incorrect: A Michigan woman was distracted by her phone when she hit and killed a cyclist. A judge decides her phone is a privilege, not a right.

By June 4, 2015

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After fatal Lyft crash, insurance coverage questions arise

A Lyft passenger was killed in an accident near Sacramento, Calif., over the weekend, but it looks like the ride-sharing service's insurance will cover it.

By November 3, 2014

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Forget sharks. These other animals are more likely to kill you

CDC data shows that cows kill more people in the US on average than the feared stars of "Jaws." Also, if you dream a cute, cud-chewing creature is killing you, you're probably eating too much dairy.

By June 20, 2015

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Mortal Kombat X trailers shows Tanya's disregard for bone integrity

New character Tanya revels in bodily breakages and organ crushing.

By May 31, 2015

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Police: Man sent up drone to view fatal crash scene

Connecticut police say the FAA is investigating a drone equipped with a camera that appeared over the scene of a car crash. Was it being used for commercial or even journalistic purposes?

By February 7, 2014

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UV light returns colour to million-year-old seashells

Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.

By April 7, 2015

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Trucker said viewing women on Facebook at time of fatal crash

A fuel tanker driver in Arizona is allegedly so distracted by his cell phone that he loses control of his vehicle. Police have released dashcam video in an attempt to prove their case.

By November 3, 2013

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Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.

By October 28, 2014

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Facebook's Sandberg says she had planned to be aboard reportedly fatal flight

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg posts to the social network, saying she was originally planning on taking an Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, that wound up crashing at San Francisco's main airport. Two people have reportedly died as a result of the crash.

By July 6, 2013

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Smarter driver: How fast are the drivers in your state? And why it matters

Some states have much faster speed limits -- and real driving speeds -- than others. Is there a correlation to driving fatalities? Brian Cooley explains.

By September 15, 2014