With newspaper revenues falling billionaires are stepping in to fund reporting, either by buying existing media outlets or starting new ones.
Some Nissan Leaf drivers are returning their vehicles for a full refund, citing reduced range and battery power. But Nissan insists that such problems are rare, and that Leaf owners are among the country's most satisfied car owners.
A new report out from Japan suggests that the new Nissan 2013 Leaf with offer a longer range, as well as a lower-cost model with a smaller battery pack. the car goes on sale in January, and will differ from units currently available in the US.
The shark that killed a kite surfer in Florida Wednesday was one of several possible species, scientists say. Teeth marks will help them identify the attacker.