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The 110 Freeway in Los Angeles in late April 2020.

A ‘free-for-all’ on empty US roads: Cops detail a surge in dangerous driving, debate whether to risk coronavirus spread by jailing violato...

Stay-at-home orders have resulted in an increase in dangerous driving, with one officer saying even "questionably road-worthy cars" are going 100 mph.

Elon Musk ripped US infrastructure, calling many American airports an ’embarrassment’

"It's really quite sad that US infrastructure, especially roads and highways, is where it is today," Elon Musk said.
FILE PHOTO: A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration

Democrats are pushing for a boost to Obamacare in a coronavirus recovery bill as millions of people lose their health insurance

About 3.5 million workers likely lost their health insurance along with their jobs in the past two weeks.

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman asked Trump for an infrastructure boom after betting $500 million on a real estate developer

The Pershing Square chief called for the "biggest infrastructure program of all time" after investing in Howard Hughes two days earlier.

Rhode Island has the United States’ worst roads — here’s how other states rank

Oklahoma, West Virginia, and Mississippi aren't faring much better, a study of Federal highways data shows.

Meet ‘Big Carl,’ the world’s largest crane, which can lift 3,000 tons and takes 250 trucks to move

Big Carl, more formally known as the SGC-250, is the world's largest crane that is now constructing UK's first nuclear power station in 30 years.
A man stands in the waters of the Tigris River on August 17, 2019.

Residents of a 12,000-year-old Turkish city are moving the bones of their dead relatives before the city disappears underwater

The Turkish government has called for the evacuation of a 12,000-year-old city, which is about to get flooded with water from the Tigris River.

The most hated bridges in the US

Whether they are dangerous, full of traffic, or just plain ugly, these are the most hated bridges across the country.
Melbourne, Australia, is one of the most livable cities in the world.

The 10 most livable cities in the world in 2019

The Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Global Livability Index, measuring the world's most livable cities. No US city made the top 10.
A Fridays for Future strike in Berlin on August 23.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg want everyone to fly less to fight climate change. Germany and Sweden are already embracing the ‘fli...

The anti-air travel "flight shame" movement has taken off in Germany and Sweden, but might be doomed in the US, despite Ocasio-Cortez's aspirations.