NHTSA: Traffic fatalities fell in 2023, but were still worse than in pre-pandemic years

The COVID-19 pandemic has paralyzed virtually every part of American society overnight, leaving the roads empty and many areas feeling like ghost towns. At the same time, many people took advantage of the open roads with reckless driving and extreme speeds. So even though there were fewer people on the roads, more people died traffic … Read more

Valentino’s Creative Director Is Departing

[ad_1] The fashion house Valentino announced on Friday that Pierpaolo Piccioli, its creative director, would be leaving after more than decades at the brand and just weeks after unveiling a much-heralded women’s wear collection during Paris Fashion Week. Mr. Piccioli was instrumental in redefining Valentino for the era after the retirement of the brand’s founder, … Read more

Landline Users Remain Proudly ‘Old-Fashioned’ in the Digital Age

[ad_1] When millions of AT&T customers across the country briefly lost their cellphone service last month, Francella Jackson, 61, of Fairview Heights, Ill., said she picked up her well-worn Southwestern Bell push-button landline phone and called her friends “just so we could laugh at the people who could not use their phones.” “Why, isn’t it … Read more