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  • Ford Fusion Energi

    Ford Fusion Energi
    Pure electric cars and plug-in hybrids have struggled to attract customers. Perhaps this is because not enough people have driven an electrically powered car. These cars are smooth and quiet, with excellent accelerator pedal response. Electric power...
  • Iraq leader defies calls to step aside amid fresh insurgent attacks

    Iraq leader defies calls to step aside amid fresh insurgent attacks
    Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki sharply rejected calls for a caretaker government that would remove him from office, striking a defiant tone Wednesday in the face of U.S. pressure to share more political power and an offensive by Sunni...
  • Desert discovery: Animals built reefs earlier than has been thought

    Desert discovery: Animals built reefs earlier than has been thought
    At the edge of a desert in southern Namibia, scientists have found the remains of the oldest known animal reef system in the world.  The reef was constructed 548 million years ago in what was once a shallow sea. Prior to its discovery, the oldest...
  • Ashford Open House Day Draws Visitors From Around State

    Ashford Open House Day Draws Visitors From Around State
    A visit to Ashford during the 10th Connecticut Open House Day on June 14 offered visitors from around the state the opportunity to view the work of nine artists and to see brandies distilled at one of the country's small distilleries. The settings...
  • FPL seeks approval to invest in producing natural gas

    FPL seeks approval to invest in producing natural gas
    First, Florida Power & Light Co. switched most of its power plants from oil to natural gas. Now, FPL wants to invest in producing natural gas to obtain that fuel more cheaply for its operations. The utility Wednesday asked regulators to approve...
  • More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices

    More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices
    The days surrounding the Fourth of July holiday are perennially among the busiest of the summer when it comes to travel on Maryland roadways and across its skies — and this year will be no exception. About 858,400 Marylanders are expected to...
  • As America ages, generational gap between whites and minorities widens

    As the U.S. population ages and becomes more racially diverse, the country is seeing a widening demographic gap between older whites and young minorities -- a shift with significant social and economic implications for the future. Non-Hispanic white...
  • Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers

    Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers
    Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year. The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
  • More Americans to travel for July Fourth, AAA says

    Many more Americans will be watching fireworks away from home this Independence Day. About 41 million travelers will travel 50 miles or more during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, up 1.9 percent from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year,...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
  • Tollway sees record-setting traffic

    Tollway sees record-setting traffic
    Chicago-area gasoline prices are among the highest in the U.S., but motorists who use the Illinois Tollway apparently didn’t hear the news. Last Friday was the busiest day in Tollway history, with more than 2.8 million toll transactions, officials...