GM is expected to announce that it will update its Chevy Volt plant, spending $450 million and adding 1,400 new jobs.
Plug-in cars are now DC approved – President Obama recently signed a bill allowing the installation of electric car-charging stations in US Capitol parking garages. Will this prompt more lawmakers to go electric?
Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor used separate Memorial weekend radio messages to offer sharply differing views of the US economy and the best course for economic policy.
A firefighter looks on as a fast-moving wildfire approaches Elizabeth Lake Road in the Leona Valley near Palmdale, Calif., on Thursday, July 29. Mandatory evacuations were issued for the community of Leona Valley on Thursday evening, Los Angeles County fire inspector Matt Levesque said.
Barack Obama will stop at three auto plants over the next several days, visiting General Motors and Chrysler factories in Michigan on Friday and a Ford facility in Chicago next Wednesday.
Bosnians seek refreshment under artificial waterfalls in the Bosnian town of Tuzla on Aug 25, 2011.
For kids: The Monitor asked how young people and teachers would celebrate Earth Day. Here are some of your responses.