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Bay Area fire highlights region's housing issues
Thirty-six people have died in a warehouse fire in Oakland. Authorities say the death toll could rise significantly.
How many people actually attach their cheap Ikea furniture to the wall?
Ikea's recall of tens of millions of dressers got us wondering.
Will Orlando change security where we work and play?
U.S. private sector security spending is already around $400 billion a year.
The Dispatch, Ep 8: Checking in safe on Facebook
A look at the advantages and pitfalls of Facebook's 'Safety Check' feature.
A pothole for bike-sharing programs: helmets
Ridership goes down when they are required, research shows.
When sharing is scaring
After horror stories, debate grows over how to keep users of new services safe.
BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over 2010 spill
The deal brings the company's total liability to more than $40 billion.
Debate over sleep holds up new trucking regulations
The industry is fighting a federal rule that prescribes when truckers must sleep.
Danger in the U.S.' booming oil and gas fields
How many deaths push regulators to act? Coal mining disasters provide one answer.
Designing a better helmet
At MIT, researchers are hard at work on building the next generation of helmets.