| Jan 30, 2011
Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues
Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:58 AM
Boeing Co opened a new $750 million 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant on Friday in South Carolina, even though the federal government has complained the company located the facility there to avoid employing union labor.
The air of celebration at the...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Former Governor Charles "Buddy" Roemer is not known for mincing words and he lived up to that reputation Saturday afternoon. Speaking before a crowd of republicans and conservative leaders at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, he blasted...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 3:56 PM
If it seems like certain food prices have been inching up, it's not just your imagination. Sugar, beef, pork, and coffee prices have been soaring in international markets and that's beginning to show up in the grocery stores here in Central Indiana....
| Jul 4, 2011
| 1:51 PM
You could call it "The American Idol of barbershop quartets." Thousands of people are in Kansas City this week for the Barbershop Harmony Society's International Competition. A Kansas City quartet hopes it has what it takes to win it all.
Three Men and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The United States, the European Union and Japan are filing a challenge with the World Trade Organization against China's export restrictions on minerals that are crucial for the production of many high-tech devices, President Barack Obama announced...
| Jun 5, 2008
In many states that President Bush captured in the 2004 election, Barack Obama has swelled the ranks of Democrats by the thousands, drawing record numbers of young people and African Americans to the polls.
But will this enthusiasm -- which propelled his...
| Dec 19, 2008
Given the Bush administration's propensity to ignore science and reason in pushing its anti-environment agenda, it was both surprising and refreshing to see the U.S. Commerce Department hew to the rules when it rebuffed the proposed Foothill South toll...
| Feb 18, 2009
On Thursday, two days after triumphantly signing an economic stimulus measure that he had fought for nearly since taking office, President Obama will go to Ottawa to apologize for it.
As is traditional for U.S. presidents, Obama will make his first...
| Apr 12, 2009
When President Obama attends the Summit of the Americas next week, he will encounter a wellspring of goodwill in Latin America toward the young leader who reminds so many there of their favorite American president, John F. Kennedy. And yet he will...
| Jan 13, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama met with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Washington on Monday to begin work on one of the most vital yet challenging of U.S. relationships.
As a symbol of the ties between the two nations, incoming U.S. presidents...
| Jan 30, 2007
FORD MOTOR CO.'s announcement last week that it lost a record $12.75 billion in 2006 will tempt the new Democratic Congress to come to the rescue of Detroit's Big Three automakers. General Motors and DaimlerChrysler are also expected to announce SUV-sized...