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Study: Technology Trouble Dents Car and Truck Reliability

Study: Technology Trouble Dents Car and Truck Reliability

By Tom Krisher |
Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.

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AP Fact Check: Trump Makes His Points with Overstated Flair

AP Fact Check: Trump Makes His Points with Overstated Flair

By Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard | Feb 28
In President Donald Trump's estimation, the U.S. border isn't merely porous, it's "wide open." American infrastructure isn't just in need of improvement but it's in "total disrepair and decay." But reality is somewhat less grim.

Ex-Congregants Reveal Years of Ungodly Abuse

Ex-Congregants Reveal Years of Ungodly Abuse

By Mitch Weiss | Feb 28
From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: Years of terror - waged in the name of the Lord.

Google-Bred Company Accuses Uber of Self-Driving Car Theft

Google-Bred Company Accuses Uber of Self-Driving Car Theft

By Michael Liedtke | Feb 27
A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed.

GM Bill is Self-Driving and Self-Interested

GM Bill is Self-Driving and Self-Interested

By Joan Lowy | Feb 27
With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker.

Japan Starts Weekend Early to Improve Work-Life Balance

Japan Starts Weekend Early to Improve Work-Life Balance

Feb 27
As the clock reached 3 p.m., about 100 office workers raised champagne glasses in a cafe in the middle of Tokyo's central business district to toast "Premium Friday," a new initiative to promote better work-life balance.

Uber Sexual Harassment Allegations

Uber Sexual Harassment Allegations

Feb 27
Uber promises an "urgent investigation" into sexual harassment claims made by a former employee in a blog post.

St. Louis Ordinance Seeks to Pre-Empt Missouri Abortion Laws

St. Louis Ordinance Seeks to Pre-Empt Missouri Abortion Laws

By Katie Kull | Feb 26
A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature.

Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 26
Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.

Not Black and White: Fees That Threaten March Unite Selma

Not Black and White: Fees That Threaten March Unite Selma

By Jay Reeves | Feb 26
Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.

Free Shipping Wars

Free Shipping Wars

Feb 26
Amazon is making it easier to get free shipping for online orders. The move comes less than two months after Walmart started offering free two-day shipping on eligible orders.

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