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  • Durbin: Healthcare on course, 'of course'

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Dick Durbin, the majority whip of the Senate, insists that finding a common ground with Republicans on healthcare still is possible -- on the eve of a bipartisan healthcare summit in Washington -- but Democrats are......
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......
  • Toyota Not the Only Automaker Linked to Unintended Acceleration

     
    While Toyota may be catching all the flak as its massive recall comes under harsh media and government scrutiny, it is far from being the only automaker linked to unintended acceleration, according to an investigation by National Public Radio. NPR......
  • Aha Mobile App Gains Popularity Among Automakers

     
    Don???t worry: Porsche, Ford and Subaru aren???t preloading 1980s??? pop band A-ha???s discography into every car. This Aha integration by Porsche, Ford and Subaru announced at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the Aha mobile...
  • Car Talk: What's the Ugliest Car?

     
    Just as a person's beauty is only skin deep, a car's is in the eye of the pink-slip holder. Still, there's just no denying that some have a face only an owner could love. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the hosts......
  • Car Talk Names Winner in Ugliest Car Contest

     
    Last month we invited you to join us in the democratic ridicule of finalists in the Ugliest Car Contest organized by Tom and Ray Magliozzi, hosts of NPR's "Car Talk" radio show. The votes have been tallied, and it's time......
  • Piracy, patience, precision and steel

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a transcript of interview The Navy SEAL snipers aboard the USS Bainbridge, hooking and towing the lifeboat in which four pirates held the captain of the pirate-attacked Maersk Alabama, waited, picking the moment to......
  • What Our Kids Like: Music

     
    How do you prevent "Wheels on the Bus" from getting stuck in your head? A great strategy is to not even listen to it in the first place, but being a parent sometimes means making sacrifices ??? even to kids'......
  • Paterson's confused LI geography

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson, who rarely misses an opportunity to tout his Long Island roots -- grade school in Hempstead, law school at Hofstra -- didn't seem to remember where Route 112 is during his press conference Monday in Melville.......
  • Jane Harman: Outraged at NSA wiretap

     
    by Mark Silva Then, there is the odd tale of the federal government's alleged eavesdropping on - a member of Congress. Rep. Jane Harman, a California Democrat, is demanding answers from the National Security Agency, which reportedly had some questions.......
  • Specter switches: GOP 'far to the right'

     
    (This will be the second party-switch for Specter, who became a Republican in 1965, when he was running for district attorney in Philadelphia. See the 2001 C-SPAN interview above.) by Mark Silva, with Christi Parsons and James Oliphant, updated......