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  • Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

    Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood
    Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital since President Abdel Fattah Sisi,...
  • How to make big trucks safer

    How to make big trucks safer
    What does it sound like inside an 18-wheeler rolling down the highway? If you answered "engine growls and country music," you might be right. But don't forget the truck's dashboard-mounted computer, warning in a robotic, female voice: "You have 9...
  • Delays plague Metra BNSF riders

    Delays plague Metra BNSF riders
    As if riders on Metra's BNSF Line didn't already know, they suffered through a dismal month of May, with 1 out of every 5 rush-hour trains running at least five minutes late, officials said Friday. The BNSF Line to Aurora — Metra's busiest with...
  • Carmageddon II

    Carmageddon II
    Was last weekend's relative ease just a cruel tease? Will this be the weekend that dire warnings of "Carmageddon" come true and construction on the Kennedy Expressway strangles Chicago? Crews started work Friday evening and will go nonstop until as late...
  • Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace

    Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace
    Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months. The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding? Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from...
  • Keep truckers alert [Editorial]

    Keep truckers alert  [Editorial]
    The horrific traffic crash last Saturday at 1 a.m. on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition at a hospital near Trenton calls attention to the danger of tired truck drivers. Investigators...
  • How summer construction at LAX will affect your ride to the airport

    How summer construction at LAX will affect your ride to the airport
    Los Angeles International Airport is gearing up for more construction work inside and out this summer. Expect to find temporary traffic lane closures, temporary sidewalk closures and the continuing use of buses at Terminal 4 to shuttle passengers out to...
  • Chicago one of worst cities to drive

    Chicago one of worst cities to drive
    Chicago is one of the worst cities in the country to drive a car, according to the financial website NerdWallet. The site analyzed data on the cost of owning and maintaining a car, weather trends and how often commuters face delays, and put Chicago...
  • 405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam

    405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam
    A construction worker fell a "significant distance" early Wednesday when a 130-foot-long steel beam gave way on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach, closing all lanes in both directions for most of the morning commute as crews worked to repair the damaged...
  • Commentary: Remember too-dense development at election time

    By Diana Gardiner Since its incorporation some 60 years ago, Costa Mesa has never exemplified good, sound city planning. But what the planning department and the City Council are currently allowing simply defies logic. This city has an unfortunate...
  • Bike-part vending machines

    Bike-part vending machines
    Jana Kinsman knows the hassle a suddenly flat inner tube can cause a cyclist. Kinsman, 28, of Pilsen, rides her bike to and from the beehives serviced by her nonprofit organization, Bike a Bee. In case her bicycle needs work, she carries a patch kit and...