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  • Do consumers want alternative fuel vehicles? Maybe not, new study says

     
    Alternative-fuel vehicles have become the great white hope of the auto industry, widely hailed as a potential savior to reduce the country’s dependence on foreign oil, stem the tide of greenhouse-gas emissions and help fuel a green economy. But a......
  • Ducks sign Northeastern University player from San Jacinto

     
    Jake Newton, a 21-year-old defenseman from San Jacinto, has signed with the Ducks and will practice with the team for the remainder of the season -- and maybe even get a chance to play. Newton played youth hockey with various......
  • Houston Black on Black Youth Homicide Leads Nation

    Houston leads the nation in black on black youth homicides which are up 139% according to FBI statistics.  The statistics on youth between 14 and 24 years old were compiled by two Northeastern University professors who wrote a report on crime between 2000...
  • Study: Murders among black youths on the rise

    The number of young black men and teenagers who either killed or were killed in shootings has risen at an alarming rate since 2000, a new study shows. The study, to be released Monday by criminologists at Northeastern University in Boston, comes as FBI...
  • GM auditors raise the specter of Chapter 11

    DETROIT - General Motors Corp.'s auditors have raised "substantial doubt" about the troubled automaker's ability to continue operations, and the company said it may have to seek bankruptcy protection if it can't execute a huge restructuring plan. The...
  • GM Annual Report Raises "Substantial Doubt"

    The specter of a General Motors Corp. bankruptcy was raised Thursday by the automaker's own auditors, which said there was "substantial doubt" about the company's ability to continue operating. Although the warning was not unexpected -- GM said last week...
  • As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge

    As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge
    The headlines have had a similar ring: A Frederick County man underwater on his mortgage kills himself and his family. A man accused of financial improprieties does the same while staying at a Towson hotel. A top official with Freddie Mac, a company...
  • Facing Charges, Can Eddie Perez Still Run Hartford?

    Facing Charges, Can Eddie Perez Still Run Hartford?
    He's still the mayor. There was Eddie A. Perez, off to the side in the high, bright atrium at city hall on Friday morning. He had just finished the coffee, the handshakes and the hugs and was ready to speak about a new mobile medical van that brings...
  • How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?

    How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?
    When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position? According to a...
  • Judge Who Nixed Gulf Drilling Ban Has Oil, Gas Investments, Sits On Secret Wiretap Court

    Judge Who Nixed Gulf Drilling Ban Has Oil, Gas Investments, Sits On Secret Wiretap Court
    The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new...
  • Toyota Faces Massive Legal Liability

    Toyota Faces Massive Legal Liability
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s massive recalls for acceleration and braking problems are creating a huge legal liability for the company -- and Toyota owners may share in the pain. The Japanese automaker faces dozens of lawsuits over injuries and deaths attributed...