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Colorado's Electric-Car Credit: Applies To Used Cars Too

The checkerboard pattern of constantly changing electric-car incentives and fees among the 50 American states often baffles outsiders.<p>And as states …

2011-12 Chevrolet Malibu, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon Recalled: 522,000 Vehicles Affected

General Motors has issued two large recalls -- one for the 2011-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, the other for 2015 models of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC …

Customer Service

Aeromobil flying car crashes during test flight

Aeromobil wants to have its flying car on sale to customers by 2017, but a recent crash during a test flight suggests that development is still far from over.<p>The plane/car was flying in Slovakia at the hands of its inventor, Stefan Klein, when something went wrong. According to the company, Klein …

IN-CAR VIDEO: Castroneves' Indy practice backflip crash

Shockingly, Helio Castroneves walked away from this terrifying airborne crash in the short chute at today's Indy 500 practice.<p>Helio Castroneves had a terrifying airborne crash during Indianapolis 500 practice today. Luckily, the three-time Indy winner was able to walk away from this mess.<p>Heading …

THE SHOT: On the Streets of Baltimore

It was the third night of the Baltimore curfew and protestors had once again gathered at the intersection of West North and Pennsylvania Avenue, where much of the rioting took place following the funeral for Freddie Gray. I covered the Ferguson riots last fall and had previous experience covering …

Pakistan Massacre: 44 Ismailis Shot Dead on Karachi Bus

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Gunmen boarded a bus and killed dozens of members of a minority Muslim sect in Pakistan's largest city Karachi on Wednesday, in what officials said was an act of terrorism.<p>"Targeting a peaceful community shows the evil intent of the attackers," said Qaim Al Shah, the chief …

Extremism

Malaysia and Thailand turn away hundreds on migrant boats

An estimated 6,000 Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis are stranded at sea as south-east Asian nations turn back refugees<p>Thousands of Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis abandoned at sea by human traffickers have nowhere to go after Malaysia turned away two boats crammed with more than 800 migrants, …

Asia

Verizon vulnerability made it painfully easy to access customer info

On the off chance you've experienced some sketchiness with your Verizon home internet account over the past few weeks, we might just know why now. As first reported by <i>BuzzFeed</i>, a vulnerability in Verizon's customer service systems meant that attackers could have duped their way into the accounts of …

Philadelphia train driver 'left police station without being interviewed'

Brandon Bostian receives messages of support from friends and colleages after crash that killed seven people on Tuesday night<p>The engineer at the controls of the train that derailed in Philadelphia killing seven people on Tuesday night declined to be interviewed by investigators in the aftermath of …

Amtrak derailment: Train was traveling 106 mph through curve; emergency brakes used

The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was traveling 106 mph as it moved through a curve where the speed limit was 50, the National Transportation Safety Board announced on Wednesday.<p>The unnamed engineer slammed on the emergency braking system and the speed …

Trains

Brennan: NFL has punishments that finally fit crimes

As the world awaits Tom Brady's expected appeal of his Deflategate suspension, a significant segment of our sports population remains shocked that the New England Patriots quarterback was given four games not only for cheating but also for not cooperating with the investigation into his …

NFL