Compact cars will be built in greater numbers this year as automakers cater to penny-pinching consumers. Companies also hope to eat into sales of Toyota, Honda compact cars.
08/31/2011 10:09 am
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The arrest of a Toronto man on animal cruelty charges has brought local frustrations with the city's raccoon population to the surface.
06/17/2011 01:07 pm
The effort to keep two fishing terms straight takes the Monitor's language columnist to a database that tracks 'slips of the ear.'
06/13/2011 03:39 pm
The Scripps National Spelling Bee, shown Wednesday on ESPN-3, is under way, with 275 grade-schoolers battling it out in preliminary rounds. By Thursday, just 50 will be be left spelling.
06/01/2011 06:05 pm
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.
05/28/2011 11:20 am
The GOP's anti-bailout stance 'would have let the automobile industry in America go down the tubes,' said Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
05/26/2011 02:46 pm
A horrible crime led Mukhtara Mai to establish a women's welfare organization, a women's shelter, and three top schools in rural Pakistan. She faces death threats for her work.
05/06/2011 10:57 am
Monday's election in Canada kept Prime Minister Steven Harper in power, but the results revealed an earthquake in Canadian politics. The Liberals and Bloc Quebecois lost big time, and the leftist New Democrats are the official opposition.
05/03/2011 01:54 pm