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  • Electric Cars Make More Sense When Gas Hits $4.50 a Gallon

     
    The recent explosion in electric-vehicle models, like the Nissan Leaf, marks the third revival of mass interest for EVs. What will keep the public???s attention from dwindling this time around? It???s all about gas prices, according to a recent Harvard...
  • Time 100: World's most influential

     
    by Mark Silva Sure, President Barack Obama made the list. But so did Michelle Obama. And Bernie Madoff, the billionaire king of Ponzi. Rush Limbaugh, too, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and... "the founders of Twitter.'' Sarah Palin's on the list....

    Obama: Racial profiling 'still haunts us'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama knows something about the Cambridge, Mass., police. He was a student at Harvard Law School some time ago. The president also knows Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard's prominent professor of African-American studies -...

    Obama's 'beer summit:' Thursday

     
    by Peter Nicholas It started out as a casual suggestion: three guys working out their differences over a beer. But President Obama's offer to play host to the cop and the professor entangled in a debate over racial profiling now...

    Obama, racial politics and taking sides

     
    by Peter Wallsten By inserting himself Wednesday night into the case of an arrested Harvard University professor, President Obama made the most overt step of his tenure into the nation's racial politics. The measured and cautious Obama that Americans...