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How Police Tracked Down and Caught 2 Suspected Hit Men in Murder of FSU Professor
The last morning of Florida State University law professor Dan Markel’s life was a Friday. He dropped off his two sons at school and then had a quick workout before heading back to his Tallahassee, Fla., home. But while still in his car in the garage, Markel was shot twice in the head and left for
Toyota Recalls 340,000 Prius Hybrid Cars for Faulty Brakes
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes
Are Hydrogen Cars a Threat to Electric Cars?
If You Build It, Will They Come? California Makes a Bet With Hydrogen Fueling Stations
President Obama Speaks About Fuel Efficiency Standards
The president talks at a D.C.-area Safeway Distribution Center of "reducing America's dependence on foreign oil."
Back to Normal? More Make Mortgage Payments on Time
Morning Money Memo… America’s homeowners are doing a better job of paying their loans on time. “The mortgage market is getting better. The newer loans are doing well,” says Steve Chaouki, head of financial services for the credit reporting firm Trans Union. Its new report...
GM Announces First Female CEO of the Company
VP of Global Product Development Mary Barra takes leadership position at Detroit automaker.
Why a Wild Week Could Be Coming
Morning Money Memo… Fasten your seatbelts. This could be a wild week for financial markets. Futures dropped sharply this morning with investor worries about the threat of a U.S. government debt default. Unless there’s a deal this week to raise the debt ceiling, business leaders,...
How Does The Tesla Model S Ace Safety Tests, But Catch on Fire?
Tesla's better-than-perfect safety rating was called into question based on a technicality . But a Model S owner in Seattle might have a bit more reason to question Tesla's safety record. The car owner saw his high-performance electric vehicle catch fire on Tuesday. Kyle Ohashi, a captain with the
Here Are 5 Hassle-Free Ways to Help the Planet
From the moment we wake up every day, we're constantly sucking up natural resources from our planet and hardly ever give it anything in return. It's tough to balance how to be environmentally-friendly during our daily rituals but there are small ways that can make a big difference. Before turning