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  • Drought in California may hinder job growth for years, economists say

    Drought in California may hinder job growth for years, economists say
    The ongoing drought in California could dampen employment growth in coming years and have a ripple effect on several industries in the state, according to a UCLA report released Wednesday. Economists said in the quarterly forecast that arid conditions...
  • Military weather satellite set for launch from Vandenberg base

    Military weather satellite set for launch from Vandenberg base
    For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting for the day it would be launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base. On Thursday morning, the...
  • GM victims' families, lawmakers blast recall delay, want tougher law

    GM victims' families, lawmakers blast recall delay, want tougher law
    WASHINGTON -- Families of victims of fatal crashes of General Motors Co. cars with faulty ignition switches on Tuesday sharply criticized the automaker for delays in recalling the vehicles and called for legislation to prevent a repeat. About two...
  • Watch Skrillex's new video for 'Ragga Bomb'

    Watch Skrillex's new video for 'Ragga Bomb'
    Skrillex's music can feel like a post-apocalyptic EDM bacchanal. Now he's a got a new video to make the feeling literal. "Ragga Bomb," a highlight off his surprise-release debut LP, "Recess," is built on ominous dancehall toasting from the London duo...
  • Ford, Chrysler, Toyota see March auto sales warm as winter fades

    Ford, Chrysler, Toyota see March auto sales warm as winter fades
    Auto sales turned up in March as relief from the bitter winter cold in much of the nation brought shoppers back to showrooms. “Solid March sales pushed first-quarter industry results ahead of last year’s pace despite one of the harshest...
  • GM recalls 1.5 million more vehicles, sets aside $750 million

    GM recalls 1.5 million more vehicles, sets aside $750 million
    As General Motors Co. heads into congressional hearings examining its failure to fix a deadly safety defect, the automaker has moved swiftly to burnish its safety credentials by recalling millions of vehicles. GM said Monday that it will set aside...
  • General Motors recalls 1.5 million Chevrolets, Pontiacs and Saturns

    General Motors recalls 1.5 million Chevrolets, Pontiacs and Saturns
    As General Motors Co. heads into key congressional hearings Tuesday over a safety defect linked to 13 deaths, the automaker announced it would recall an additional 1.5 million vehicles globally and take a $750-million charge against its first-quarter...
  • Regulators twice declined to open GM ignition switch probes

    Regulators twice declined to open GM ignition switch probes
    WASHINGTON -- Despite concerns that airbags failed to deploy in some General Motors Co. cars, federal regulators twice declined to open formal investigations to determine the cause, according to a congressional investigation into delays in recalling the...
  • U.S. orders rear cameras for new cars

    U.S. orders rear cameras for new cars
    After years of delays, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in new U.S. vehicles by May 2018. The move comes just a day before a court of appeals was to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought against the government...
  • NHTSA chief says GM had information that would have helped ID defect

    NHTSA chief says GM had information that would have helped ID defect
    WASHINGTON -- A top federal official said General Motors Co. had "critical information" about a faulty ignition switch that would have helped regulators determine the part was defective and could have triggered recalls years before they began in February....
  • Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018

    Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018
    After years of delays and on the eve of a lawsuit against the government, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018. The Department of Transportation and its National Highway...