More people died while driving under the influence of drugs than while driving drunk in 2015, a new report finds. That’s the first time that’s ever happened. In 2015, 43% of drivers killed in wrecks were driving drugged, while 37% were driving drunk. But highway safety experts are skeptical of the findings, saying alcohol use remains the biggest concern on the nation’s roads; they want to see more research on drugged driving.
First things first The First Amendment protects a lot of things, but it doesn’t do half the stuff y’all swear it does. Here, we’ve got a lesson for you.
Pope’s paradise Does Pope Francis ever take a break? First he got a laundromat for the poor. Now he’s renting a private beach so disabled people can have fun in the sun.
Back to the future Here’s the hot new item that all the cool kids are carrying — real books. E-book sales have tanked as people return in droves to the printed word.
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Epic road race It’s a Hot Wheels car race with the Ghostbusters wagon, the DeLorean from “Back to the Future” and the “Scooby Doo” Mystery Machine van. Oh, and did we mention that they’re racing underwater and through fire? (Click to view)
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