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  • Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw

    Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw
    TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co 7267.T and other Japanese automakers on Monday recalled almost 3 million cars with potentially explosive air bags supplied by Takata Corp 7312.T, bringing the total recall so far to about 10.5 million vehicles over...
  • 10 things you might not know about tattoos

    10 things you might not know about tattoos
    The Body Art Expo, which bills itself as the world's largest tattoo convention, has set up shop this weekend on family-friendly Navy Pier. Tattoos have come a long way since being a sure sign of irresponsible behavior or youthful mistakes. Here are 10...
  • Another game, another hero for IronPigs

    Dave Brundage's nightly reports to the Phillies brass have been remarkably similar recently. "When you look up and down the lineup, we get production," the IronPigs manager said before Friday night's game against the Columbus Clippers. "The last three...
  • Wie takes 3-shot lead in U.S.Women's Open

    The Sports Xchange Wie takes 3-shot lead in U.S.Women's Open PINEHURST, N.C. -- Maybe Michelle Wie, whose quest for a major championship has gone unfulfilled, has waited until just the right time to break through. Wie said she would like to be part...
  • World Cup round-up: England is eliminated

    World Cup round-up: England is eliminated
    UPDATE: Costa Rica pulled off its second shock win, defeating Italy 1-0 on a Bryan Ruiz header in the 44th minute. The Ticos advanced to the second round with the victory and left England disappointed at another World Cup. England and Costa Rica...
  • ‘Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga’ rises complete, like Lord Death Man

     
    You know Batman. But do you know Batmanga? In the 1960s, manga artist Jiro Kuwata pitted the Caped Crusader and […]...
  • ‘Pacific Rim 2′: Guillermo del Toro to direct sequel for 2017 release

     
    It's official: “Pacific Rim 2″ is a go. In the wake of director Guillermo del Toro's comments earlier this month that […]...
  • Orlando software firm to expand after winning big venture money

    Orlando software firm to expand after winning big venture money
    An Orlando mobile-software company is planning to expand its local operations after reeling in one of the biggest venture-capital deals in Florida so far this year. Fueled by $50 million in new financing, Kony Inc. expects to add jobs in Orlando,...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?
    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 18 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars in wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • What buyers like

    Ask Realtor Faith Brenneisen to get specific about the plantings and structures that find favor with aspiring buyers, and she's got a list all set to go. "People like continuous-blooming hydrangeas," she says, "and knockout roses," which are hardy, low-...