With major airports and the federal government shut down, effects from this week's snow storm will linger beyond the time needed to dig out. The unemployed may be impacted by Congress' snow days, unless lawmakers are able to rush through a bill extending their benefits.
US forces are poised to move into the southern Afghanistan town of Marjah, and have warned civilians to leave the area. But only a few hundred Afghan families have responded.
After two previous recalls for the same problem, the expanded Honda recall for airbags is the latest in the troubles affecting Japanese automakers.
Toyota problems mount as consumer complaints about the 2010 Toyota Prius skyrocketed in the days before its recall.
The Prius recall by Toyota is another wake-up call for the Japanese to shift their corporations, government, and society to a new economic strategy.
With its Prius and Lexus recall, Toyota is gearing up to fix a software glitch for the braking system.
Toyota's mounting recall woes show the downside of worldwide supply chains.
Canadian Inuit dogs pull a sled with a traditional harness on Thursday in Iqaluit.
Despite a Toyota apology and their loyalty to the cars, some owners are furious over the handling of the Toyota recall.