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  • Highlights from the 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Highlights from the 2012 Paris Auto Show
    Despite the European auto sector acting like a complete Debbie Downer toward the world market's fortunes, with demand spiraling downward and plant closures and massive job cuts looming, automakers still found bits of candy to show off to the masses at the...
  • California manufacturing jobs fall through the cracks

    California manufacturing jobs fall through the cracks
    The shutdown of a 102-year-old California manufacturing company points to a major flaw in California's industrial development policy: We don't have one. The company is Pneumatic Scale Angelus, which turned out top-of-the-line machines for sealing lids...
  • Japan: crucial stage reached in nuclear plant shutdown [Updated]

     
    Nuclear cold storage: Japan announces reaching a critical shut-down stage of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but critics aren't convinced....
  • Iowa agriculture committees approve bill that would limit animal groups' undercover investigations

     
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it illegal for animal rights activists to produce and...
  • 'Expendables' star Terry Crews calls out Rampage Jackson

     
    Sly Stallone's "The Expendables" opens this week and one of the stars is Terry Crews, the former NFL player who has putting together one of the most unlikely careers in Hollywood. This is a longer version of my recent cover......
  • Japan quake likely to affect business globally

    Japan quake likely to affect business globally
    With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools. Japan is the...
  • Fellow activists say Obama's memoir has too many I's

    The drama began with a tiny ad in a local newspaper -- a notice that asbestos was about to be removed from the management office at Altgeld Gardens, the all-black public housing complex where young Barack Obama worked as a community organizer. "You think...
  • As Olympics near, Beijing still can't beat pollution

    As Olympics near, Beijing still can't beat pollution
    Despite China's removing 1.5 million cars from the roads, shutting down hundreds of factories and construction sites and bringing much of the city's economic life to a standstill, Beijing's air pollution remains at stubbornly high levels. Just 11 days...
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation

    Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation
    The El Monte factory stopped operating just a few weeks ago, but already it feels abandoned, an appropriate setting for a "Terminator" movie. The dusty clock on the wall is frozen at 7:00. Below it, the deep pits that once held molten steel are now...