A top Toyota executive appeared Thursday before lawmakers skeptical of the automaker's approach. The Toyota recall was prompted by acceleration problems.
Louvre Museum, Paris, 1911, recovered – In one of the most audacious of crimes, not just art thefts, the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci was swiped from the gallery, shocking the French nation. Italian officials arrested a Vincenzo Perugia, who was intending to sell it and return it to Italy. He was released after just a few months and viewed as a hero in his home country. The painting returned to the Louvre in 1914.
In a speech today to the US Congress, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the new Arizona immigration law amounts to acceptance of racial profiling. He also called for an assault weapons ban.
Wall Street investor sentiment over European debt problems and an unexpected spike in unemployment claims drove the market downward.
Google plans to combine web surfing with channel surfing on televisions, along with Sony, Intel and Logitech International, this fall.
Three American hikers jailed in Iran for 10 months were allowed to see their mothers.