| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November.
During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday.
Introducing himself as...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:23 AM
In the business of getting from here to there, Connecticut has frequently been among America's pioneering states.
Manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are at the forefront of modern aviation, but over the centuries Connecticut was home to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:49 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Americans like to sit tall when they drive, as shown by a report issued Wednesday by IHS Automotive showing U.S. registrations for sport utility and crossover vehicles outnumber sedans for the first time.
Through May of this year,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Nissan plans to introduce a series of autonomous driving functions in its vehicles to convince consumers that self-driving cars represent the future of automotive technology.
Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:41 PM
April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week.
She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club.
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Not long ago, there was little warfare in the ultimate luxury marketplace where automakers seemed content to ride the prestige of their heritage. So steeped in marketing hubris was Rolls-Royce, despite being out-engineered by the decade-old Mercedes S-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The Twins are indeed sellers at Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline, but they have acquired a pitcher with major-league experience, not a minor-league prospect, in the deal.
Tommy Milone, who has a 3.55 ERA in 16 major-league starts this season, has...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS The hits just keep on coming for the Minnesota Twins. Hits against them, not for them.
On Wednesday, popular reliever Matt Guerrier was designated for assignment. Thursday morning, Kendrys Morales was dealt to Seattle. Then the Chicago...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:36 PM
HONG KONG - Chinese officials have blamed the chairman of a car parts factory in eastern China and local regulators for safety breaches that led to the most deadly industrial accident in a year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:17 PM
After dragging his golf clubs and luggage off a shuttle bus in long-term parking near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon, Leroy Donahue took several quick strides over to his shiny black Tesla Model S and peered through the window.