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  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat: What's Changed

     
    Most significant changes: More power, better fuel economy for TDI models Price change: TBD On sale: TBD Which you should buy, 2014 or 2015? 2014 gas, but 2015 diesel Volkswagen's midsize family sedan receives only a few minor trim and......
  • Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'

    Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'
    The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment. Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be. Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...
  • Satellite phones proving vital in wilderness

    When fierce winds toppled trees onto two campers huddled in their tent in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last week, breaking bones, members of their group used a satellite phone to call for help. Though the transmission was garbled, rescuers...
  • Air Force taking bids to launch spy satellites for 1st time in decade

    For the first time in a decade, the Air Force has opened up a rocket competition to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The Air Force released a request for proposal on Tuesday to companies that want to...
  • 'Sixties: The Space Race' postponed

    'Sixties: The Space Race' postponed
    CNN will delay the premiere of "The Sixties: The Space Race" for coverage tonight of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine. "The Sixties" episode explains how the United States fell behind the Soviet Union in space exploration, then caught up and first...
  • Harris Corp. profit meets Wall Street forecast

    Harris Corp. profit meets Wall Street forecast
    Lifted by a series of high-tech deals — from satellite technology to classified military systems — Harris Corp. posted a higher quarterly profit and level revenue on Tuesday, meeting the consensus Wall Street forecast for its fourth quarter....
  • Can Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show Compete With Fallon, Kimmel and Colbert?

    Chelsea Handler is a true pioneer of latenight, one of the few women to make a stand in a programming format dominated by guys. Now she will have to conquer a new frontier. Handler will have to do more than make people laugh when she takes the reins of a...
  • Astronauts recall moon landing on anniversary

    Lehigh Valley's very own astronaut, Lt. Col. Terry Hart, was on hand at the Da Vinci Center in Allentown Sunday afternoon to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Hart, a Lehigh University engineering professor and alumnus,...
  • Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes

    Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes
    Iranian police have launched yet another campaign to confiscate privately owned satellite dishes, used by many Iranians to watch foreign television programs. Local news reports said police had launched operations in areas of west and southwest Tehran...
  • Mercedes Prices All-New 2015 C-Class at $39,325

     
    Mercedes-Benz announced pricing for its all-new, larger 2015 C-Class, with a rear-wheel drive C300 costing $39,325, including a $925 destination fee. The 2015 C-Class hits the road on Aug. 25, though you won't be seeing any on dealerships lots with......
  • Auto review: Big price, little buzz for 2014 Ford Tremor

    Call it an F-150-minus, but with a plus-sized price. Ford introduced its 2014 Tremor sport truck to generate buzz as the current F-150 pickup enters its last few months of production, and perhaps as a preemptive strike against the new midsize Chevrolet...