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After 71 million trips, bike shares see their first fatality

And it likely could have been prevented with some pretty basic infrastructure.

Election 2016

Coal baron is trying to elect Trump with old tricks

Murray Energy blames all future layoffs on those no-good Democrats.

Politics

The crazy true story of how George W. Bush secretly tried to raise the gas tax

Turns out that when Dubyah called for the country to kick its oil addiction, he meant it. But then things got messy.

Don't be a wiener

Celebrate America by avoiding our national embarrassment: Hot dogs

DOWN WITH TUBE MEAT.

what a spud

Wonky Mr. Potato Head wants you to know it’s not the shape that counts

The campaign to embrace ugly produce puts a twist on the classic toy.

a la mode

In Paris, bicycle highways are trés chic

The city plans to reduce pollution with fast-track bike lanes.

Sometimes shrinkage is a good thing

Ozone hole not so holey anymore

The ozone layer is on the mend, according to new research.

News

Harry Potter implicated in first driverless car death

A Tesla sedan got into a fatal accident while in autopilot mode -- and it looks like the driver was watching a DVD at the time.

The spurn of the screw

Now there’s one less way for Big Coal to screw over Americans

The Obama administration has closed a loophole that let coal companies cheat taxpayers out of royalties.