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  • 2010 New York Auto Show: Winners and Losers, Cars

     
    The 2010 New York International Auto show had so many new vehicles on display that we had to split our Winners & Losers story into two posts. First, we discuss the cars we poked and prodded; next up will be......
  • Trust in government: Civic well-being

     
    by Mark Silva We'll be hearing a lot about trust in government, the lack of it, and what it means over the coming months of a midterm election campaign where incumbency could be a liability for a lot of candidates.......
  • Rahm Emanuel: 'Mayor of Chicago'

     
    by Mark Silva Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff and former congressman from Chicago, has made it clear to friends that he'd like to run for mayor of Chicago. But tonight, he made it really clear, publicly, that......
  • 'Spoons' supplies restaurant-tour scoop

     
    I had the chance to tour what were described as Baltimore's "most sustainable" restaurants the other day. So did Spoons, a longtime Dining@Large lurker who sent me this guest post. I didn't actually meet Spoons on the tour, but I......
  • Obama's State of the Union: 'Hopeful'

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with details and speech President Barack Obama, vowing a new commitment to fiscal restraint while renewing his bid for an overhaul of healthcare, called on Americans Wednesday night to repair "a deficit of trust.'' The president,......
  • Obama's Shanghai town hall

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, fielding some questions in his first visit to China, was asked: "What's the main reason that you were honored (with) the Nobel Prize for Peace? And will it give you more... pressure and......
  • Iowa Town Has EV Charging Stations at the Ready

     
    Iowa businessman Mike Howard???s philosophy on electric vehicles that can be summed up as, ???You???ve got to start somewhere.??? Thus, Elk Horn, Iowa ??? population 650 ??? has four charging stations built and waiting for EVs, with another four stations....
  • Does The Saab 9-5 Hold Up in Person?

     
    At auto shows you can???t drive the cars that are on display. All you can do is judge them on aesthetics, interior room and whatever else the manufacturer tells you about its mechanics. At Saab???s stand ??? in a completely......
  • Obama accepts Nobel, seeks 'just peace'

     
    Read a full text of the president's Nobel Lecture below the fold. See the president's speech here and read the full report from Oslo, updated at the conclusion at 8:20 am EST. (Also see, below the fold, the toast that......
  • Obama, GOP: 'Common purpose... faith'

     
    by Mark Silva With President Barack Obama today identifying a branch of al Qaeda and vowing that all responsible for the attempted attack on a U.S.-bound airliner on Christmas Day will be held accountable, the president also is calling on......
  • Americans optimistic: 2010's and 2020's

     
    by Mark Silva It's not quite the Roaring Twenties yet. But it's looking better than the Snoring Eighties. At least that's the word on the front end of a new decade - despite all those decade-counting-doubters waiting for 2011 for......