| May 4, 2014
| 8:41 AM
WASHINGTON — General Motors is recalling 51,640 sport-utility vehicles to fix software that may not register correct fuel levels, the latest in a series of safety actions this year involving about 7 million vehicles.
A flawed engine-control module...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday faced bipartisan criticism from House members concerning proposed new rules governing Internet traffic, highlighting the controversy over his attempt to steer a middle path in the Net...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Democrats want strong protections on the Internet to make sure that network owners don't discriminate against anyone online. Republicans don't want any rules whatsoever that they think could stifle the online ecosystem.
So proposed net neutrality...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
DETROIT General Motors Co. will expand its ignition-switch recall to more than 2 million cars to fix additional faulty parts, adding to a growing cost that GM now says will lower first-quarter earnings by $1.3 billion. The news came on the same day the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:20 PM
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — General Motors chose not to use a more robust ignition-switch part in Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars while they were being designed, a decision that may have led to deaths, safety advocates said.
GM engineers in 2001...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:40 AM
DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co in 2005 decided not to change an ignition switch eventually linked to the deaths of at least 13 people because it would have added about a dollar to the cost of each car, according to an internal GM...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FCC will not proceed with an overall study of the information needs of communities, after Republicans urged the commission to abandon it and not merely a portion that included questions for media owners, news directors and journalists on how they...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- A House committee has launched an investigation into how General Motors Corp. and federal regulators handled the recall of vehicles with a malfunctioning ignition switch that led to at least 13 traffic deaths.
As part of the probe, the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Physicians from around Pennsylvania are in Washington today urging legislators to fix the "doc fix. Doctors are targeting a Medicare formula that is a classic example of Washington kicking the can down the road. It's called the SGR, short for...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:25 PM
As General Motors Co. heads into congressional hearings examining its failure to fix a deadly safety defect, the automaker has moved swiftly to burnish its safety credentials by recalling millions of vehicles.
GM said Monday that it will set aside...