The number of people killed on American roads has fallen by more than 20 percent in recent years, according to a new study. But motorcycle deaths are up. That may be because older drivers are buying motorcycles. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Road Fatalities Dip Thanks To Safer Cars, Economy

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Alfred Kahn speaks at a White House conference on state and local regulatory reform on Jan. 11, 1980. Mark Wilson/AP hide caption

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Alfred Kahn's Legacy: Cheap Flights

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High Gas Prices Compete For Holiday Shoppers' Cash

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South Korea Free Trade Deal Could Be Boon For GM

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Chrysler Leaner, But Still Not Turning Profit

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Bankruptcy Still Fresh For Cautious GM Investors

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Pickup Truck Sales Indicate Economy Is On The Mend

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Many GM dealers, retirees and active workers aren't very enthusiastic about GM's initial public offering. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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GM Faces Mixed Reviews Over Stock Offering

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Change Those Clocks -- The Brits Are Watching

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7-Eleven Foresees Slurpee Summit For Congress

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Lena Horne (photographed in the 1950s) broke barriers for African-Americans in film and television, as well as on stage. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Lena Horne, Singer And Actress, Dies At 92

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Is Your Office Pool Legal?

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Mahalia Jackson sings at a Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in May 1957. Paul Schutzer; Time & Live Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Mahalia Jackson: Voice Of The Civil Rights Movement

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