Teens take a break from practicing karate moves to tend to an urban garden.
In 1965, CEOs of major US firms made 24 times an average worker’s pay. By 2004, that ratio was 431 times.
An oversight panel predicted Wednesday that automakers General Motors and Chrysler are unlikely to pay back much of a $23 billion loan package.
GM announced the tentative deal with Magna in May at a time when it was desperately trying to avoid bankruptcy protection.
The White House is claiming victory with the auto-sales program, saying its positive impact on the economy is measurable.
Program draws on $705 million set aside in an economic stimulus package earlier this year but leaves many financing details up to the next government.
In a survey of customer satisfaction, American-made brands pull even for the first time in a decade. GM's Cadillac ties for first place.
Most people interested in trading in an old car – and getting a generous credit on the purchase of a new one – have apparently already rushed to participate in the program.
Other carmakers are also likely to ramp up production, a move that will help the wider economy.