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EL PASO – With the scorching summer heat and a rising tide of migrants heading to the United States, authorities say there has been a sharp rise in the number of deaths among those crossing the border – including migrants lost in the desert or drowning in the water-filled canals of the Rio Grande. In …

Median and wide shoulders on freeways could encourage distracted driving by giving drivers a false sense of safety, transportation researchers suggest in a recent article. “The combination and presence of a shoulder, a higher, median speed limit and additional lanes could encourage increased phone use while driving,” the Texas A&M Transportation Institute said in a …

WESTPORT – The transfer of ownership from the state of California to local Native American tribes passes through the legislative powers in Sacramento with very little opposition. The 172-acre property along the coast south of Westport has been in the hands of CalTrans for decades. If SB231 passes – and the State Assembly and Governor …

OTTAWA – Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows that its recent efforts to tackle tax evasion by the super-rich have not resulted in any prosecutions or convictions. OTTAWA – Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows that its recent efforts to tackle tax evasion by the super-rich have not resulted in any prosecutions or …

The latest COVID-19 immunization figures in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. In Canada, provinces are reporting 394,799 new vaccines administered for a total of 32,566,031 doses administered. The latest COVID-19 immunization figures in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces report …

The California Highway Patrol said on Monday it could start collecting or tracking information about road rage after it came to light, following the murder of a 6-year-old boy on the Costa Mesa highway in May, that the agency did not keep readily available data on when, where and how often incidents of road rage …