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4/2/2014 12:48 AM
GM’s Barra testifies on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON — The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors’ new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect.

4/2/2014 6:27 AM
10 things to know for today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

4/2/2014 6:23 AM
Obama visiting University of Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — President Barack Obama plans to visit the University of Michigan today to discuss his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage.

4/1/2014 5:52 PM
Toledo man wanted for Georgia murder
A Toledo man, thought to be in the area, is wanted for a Georgia murder.

4/1/2014 4:02 PM
GM CEO calls employee statements 'disturbing'
WASHINGTON - General Motors CEO Mary Barra, under intense grilling by members of the U.S. Congress, today said she found employee statements “disturbing” that cost considerations may have discouraged the prompt replacement of faulty ignition switches now linked to at least 13 fatalities.

4/1/2014 5:09 PM
Iraqi man goes on trial
EL CAJON, Calif. — Two years after an Iraqi woman’s fatal beating in her California home drew international attention, the weapon remains missing but prosecutors say other evidence proves her husband killed her.

4/1/2014 4:55 PM
3rd straight gain for the market
NEW YORK — Encouraging signs of a pickup in manufacturing helped send the stock market higher.

4/1/2014 3:56 PM
Kerry cancels visit with Palestinian leader
JERUSALEM — President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority signed papers today to join 15 international agencies, threatening a breakdown in the fraught Mideast peace talks. A meeting between Abbas and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who had planned to fly here Wednesday to finalize a deal extending the negotiations into 2015, was canceled.

4/1/2014 3:15 PM
Landslide death toll hits 27
As searchers continued to scour piles of debris caused by the landslide that swept down a mountainside more than a week ago in western Washington, officials said today that the death toll had risen to 27, with 22 other people still missing.

4/1/2014 12:03 PM
Paul Ryan unveils House GOP budget
WASHINGTON — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled an updated Republican budget plan today that would slash $5.1 trillion in federal spending over coming decade and promises to balance the government’s books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and working class.