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  • Working mothers, double standards and what bugs me about Tina Fey

    There are two reasons that American women continue to be obsessed about balancing motherhood and work in a way that most American men are not. First off, biology: Until men can get pregnant, give birth and lactate, there is never going to be a day where...
  • Mazda will launch fourth generation MX-5 Miata roadster in September

    Mazda will launch fourth generation MX-5 Miata roadster in September
    Mazda plans to show off the next generation MX-5 Miata roadster at simultaneous events in Japan, Spain and the U.S. this September. The small Japanese automaker reinvented the two-seat roadster class of cars when it introduced the rear-wheel-drive...
  • Daley claims 'medical hardship' to keep from testifying

    Daley claims 'medical hardship' to keep from testifying
    Former Mayor Richard M. Daley's attorneys say it would be a medical hardship for him to testify in the city's lawsuit against operators of the Park Grill restaurant in Millennium Park. His lawyers did not explain in their motion filed Wednesday why...
  • Subaru recalls 660,238 cars because of corroded brakes

    Subaru recalls 660,238 cars because of corroded brakes
    Subaru is recalling 660,238 Outback, Legacy, Impreza and Forester vehicles in the U.S. because of corrosion in the brake lines. The Japanese automaker called the recall a “precautionary measure” and said owners should have their brakes...
  • No more $63 tickets -- and other ideas to reform parking in L.A.

    No more $63 tickets -- and other ideas to reform parking in L.A.
    The group we represent, the Los Angeles Parking Freedom Initiative, appreciates The Times' editorial board for addressing the unfolding parking reform process taking place in Los Angeles, where even minor parking violations will set you back an outrageous...
  • Stars and Stripes Jeeps color Independence Day

    Stars and Stripes Jeeps color Independence Day
    No vehicle elicits greater feelings of freedom, adventure and patriotism like the Jeep. Two Jeeps in particular, a 1976 CJ-5 and a 2002 Jeep Liberty, wear their patriotic hearts on their galvanized sleeves. Painted in American flags, the Stars and...
  • Construction to curb street flooding to begin soon

    Construction to curb street flooding to begin soon
    Construction will start next week on two new detention basins designed to keep streets from flooding in the Catalina and Golfview subdivisions, Orland Park officials said. The basins, which will collect and store storm water runoff, are part of...
  • GM Switch Complaints Began In '90s, Long Before Cobalt

    By PAUL LIENERT DETROIT — General Motors car owners have been complaining to dealers about defective ignition switches since 1997, years before the automaker launched the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars with faulty switches linked to at least...
  • California grants $420-million tax break to Lockheed Martin Corp.

    The Legislature went home for a month Thursday, but not before handing aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a controversial $420-million tax break. Branded as a sweetheart deal for Lockheed, the bill sailed through the Assembly and Senate — but...
  • In Genesis, Hyundai wraps sleek new styling around practical engineering

    In Genesis, Hyundai wraps sleek new styling around practical engineering
    After years of worrying about the stuff that matters — comfort, reliability, quality — Hyundai focused on the superficial with its all-new Genesis luxury sedan. The previous Genesis was a solid luxury car wrapped in a forgettable exterior,...
  • Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River

     Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River
    Today mostly the domain of riverboat tours and kayakers, the Chicago River was once part of the thoroughfare for 28 World War II submarines built in Wisconsin making their way out to the Pacific. To highlight this little-known chapter of Chicago history,...