The average gas mileage of new cars in the U.S. hit a new high of 24.8 miles per gallon in May. In comparison, in October 2007, the average gas mileage of new cars was 20.8 miles per gallon.
English speakers have been wrestling with singulars and plurals for centuries – and the grammar rules don't always help.
One year after the disastrous Facebook IPO, the company is making strides in mobile ad revenue, but its stock price is still far below its original IPO price. Also this week: Consumer sentiment hits six-year high; retail sales rise unexpectedly; and the world has a new (old) richest person.
Child-care ranks high on a list of top driving distractions for parents behind the wheel, Read writes, but it wasn't number one.