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  • Ford CEO does little to discourage death-of-Mercury reports

     
    In a meeting with industry analysts Friday, Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Alan Mulally declined to confirm reports that the automaker is about to kill its Mercury brand, but he also didn't go out of his way to deny the......
  • Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience

    Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience
    Henry Ford gets the credit for one of the most famous — and oldest — quotes about competitiveness among automobile drivers: "Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built." Ford, however, wasn't the inventor who would prove his...
  • Lost L.A.: Saddle up for this horse tale

    Lost L.A.: Saddle up for this horse tale
    From the TV glory days of "Mr. Ed," we know that horses have a lot to say if given a chance — not a surprise considering they were hard-working, come-rain-or-shine mass transit for millenniums before being run out of Dodge by Henry Ford. And don't...
  • Peeking behind the sunscreen

    Peeking behind the sunscreen
    Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
  • Charles M. 'Chuck' Jordan dies at 83; former GM vice president of design

    Charles M. 'Chuck' Jordan dies at 83; former GM vice president of design
    Charles M. "Chuck" Jordan, a former General Motors vice president of design whose early successes as a chief designer included the 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, a space-age icon with enormous tail fins, has died. He was 83. Jordan died of lymphoma Dec. 9 at...
  • Obama and Big Labor

    Obama and Big Labor
    Today's question: Will big labor help or hurt Obama in his first year in the White House? Previously, Weigel and Lilly discussed possible futures for Hillary Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Obama administration, weighed potential Cabinet picks...
  • Robert S. McNamara dies at 93; architect of the Vietnam War

    Robert S. McNamara dies at 93; architect of the Vietnam War
    Driven, cerebral and pugnacious, Robert S. McNamara was the preeminent policymaker behind the massive buildup of American forces in Vietnam between 1964 and 1968. As Defense secretary for two administrations, he wielded blizzards of facts and figures to...
  • Monte Clark dies at 72; former USC lineman, Detroit Lions coach

    Monte Clark, a former USC lineman who played in the National Football League and coached the Detroit Lions for seven years, leading them to the playoffs in 1982 and 1983, has died. He was 72. He died Wednesday at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, the...
  • Donald N. Frey dies at 86; one of the fathers of the Ford Mustang

    Donald N. Frey dies at 86; one of the fathers of the Ford Mustang
    Donald N. Frey, one of the fathers of the Ford Mustang and later president and chief executive of Bell & Howell, died March 5 at an Evanston, Ill., hospital after a stroke, said his son Christopher. He was 86. Frey was the product planning manager for...
  • List Of Transplant Facilities Not Meeting Standards

    To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery....
  • Drunk on ethanol

    'Gasoline is going -- alcohol is coming. And it's coming to stay, too, for it's in unlimited supply. And we might as well get ready for it now." Those words might have come from President George W. Bush, or just about any member of the U.S. Congress,...