roads and traffic

City-wide strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill

Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since the movement began in June.

Hong Kong protesters hold twin marches

The Hong Kong government has warned protesters could push the city into a "very dangerous situation" after another weekend of demonstrations paralyzed traffic and transformed an iconic shopping district into a battleground.

Power starting to come back in New York City

Power was starting to come back to parts of New York on a warm Saturday night as ConEdison restored electrical service on the west side of Manhattan after widespread power outages canceled shows and sent tens of thousands of people onto darkened streets, officials said.

America's infrastructure is crumbling, report says

The fabric of America is crumbling. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives the nation's infrastructure a D+ grade -- that's the roads and bridges we drive on every day, the airports we use for business and vacation travel, and the schools where we send our children to learn. And newer networks critical to modern life, like broadband internet, haven't even reached many areas yet.

Wildfire shuts down part of I-95 in Florida

An 11-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in northern Florida reopened Friday after being shut down due to a wildfire, snarling traffic on a major US highway at the start of the busy Memorial Day weekend.

Truck driver faces 40 charges in a fatal pileup

A trucker has been charged with 40 counts, including vehicular homicide and first-degree assault, in the deadly and massive traffic pileup outside Denver last week, the Jefferson County district attorney's office said Friday.