Topic: United States
Internal e-mails at Toyota suggest a reluctance to address sudden acceleration. The documents come to light at a time when Toyota is trying to rebuild its image.
04/08/2010 08:50 pm
Toyota e-mails, published Wednesday, suggest internal divisions over when to issue a recall. Employees' e-mail can often embarrass a corporation – or worse.
04/08/2010 08:18 pm
Up to 25,000 UPS jobs will open up in the next few years because of retiring baby boomers. Retirements may mean the US will have too many jobs and too few workers.
04/08/2010 07:45 pm
Vice Adm. William McRaven traveled to the village of Khataba to offer personal apologies for the five Afghanistan deaths in a botched special forces raid there in February. The US military acknowledged its involvement in the killings earlier this month.
04/08/2010 05:54 pm
A proposition to regulate and tax marijuana is on the California ballot. Its backers say it can raise up to $1.4 billion in revenue and help reduce the state's huge deficit. But the tax makes no economic sense.
04/08/2010 05:28 pm
The new START treaty, signed today, is a step toward a world free of nuclear weapons, President Obama said. But China's ambitions and Russia's worries could make future cuts difficult.
04/08/2010 03:59 pm
Former Foreign Minister Roza Otunbayeva has emerged in the wake of the Kyrgyz coup as the leader of an interim government in Kyrgyzstan, home to a key base for the US war effort in Afghanistan.
04/08/2010 02:00 pm
After restoring Confederate History Month in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell amended his proclamation to decry slavery. Both the left and the right have used the occasion to score political points, sometimes twisting the historical record to their own ends.
04/08/2010 01:47 pm
During this week's ASEAN summit, Asian leaders fell short of criticizing the rules that ban Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from participating in the upcoming Burma election. But hope remains for moderate voices.
04/08/2010 12:52 pm
Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev appeared to confirm Thursday he had lost control of the country's armed forces as former ally Roza Otunbayeva took charge of a provisional Kyrgyz government.
04/08/2010 12:38 pm