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A teen died in a car crash - then the state billed her for the broken guardrail

The Tennessee Department of Transportation billed 17-year-old Hannah Eimers nearly $3,000 for damage to a new guardrail after her car crash because she was at fault. The only problem: Hannah died in that crash and her father is convinced that the guardrail system, the Lindsay X-Lite terminal, was at fault. He said, "It's obscene. They will kill you and then they will bill you. “

World

8 teen mountaineers die on school trip despite classmates’ efforts to dig them out

Eight teenagers from a high school mountaineering club died in an avalanche on Monday in an area of northeastern Japan that had been blanketed by unusually heavy spring snows, authorities said. The students were training about 100 miles north of Tokyo, in an area where the weather bureau had issued an avalanche warning urging caution a day earlier. Dozens of other students and teachers were injured.

Videos

Look at the toilet astronauts have to use in space

Astronauts are often asked 'How do you 'go' in space?' In this 2010 video posted on NASA's YouTube page, you can see the workings of a space toilet.
NASA
Look at the toilet astronauts have to use in space 5:54

Look at the toilet astronauts have to use in space

The truth about prescription opioids and addiction 1:32

The truth about prescription opioids and addiction

Tennessee wildfires damaged more than 100 homes, buildings, say officials 1:53

Tennessee wildfires damaged more than 100 homes, buildings, say officials

What the 2016-17 winter could look like in the U.S. 3:25

What the 2016-17 winter could look like in the U.S.