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  • March 1, 2013  

    In other news Friday, President Obama spoke out for same-sex marriage, a day after the administration asked the Supreme Court to strike down the California’s ban on gay marriage. Also, a federal Judge in California reduced the amount Samsung must pay Apple in damages to $600 million. Continue reading

  • July 3, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, Wall Street gains and strong sales for automakers. Heavy fighting continued near Syria’s capitol and a human rights group has reported that the Syrian government is running a network of torture centers. Also, Iran test-fired ballistic missiles, including a long-range type capable of reaching Israel. Continue reading

  • April 3, 2012  

    Auto industry sales jumped 6 percent in March with almost 1.4 million new cars and trucks sold — the highest number since 2008, according to new reports released Tuesday amid Detroit’s $200 million deficit. Gwen Ifill and David Shepardson of The Detroit News discuss what’s behind the continued surge in sales. Continue reading

  • December 1, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, Senate Democrats and Republicans moved to block each other’s plans for extending the payroll tax cut. Democrats wanted to pay for it with a surtax on millionaires, but the GOP said that would only penalize job creators. Also, auto sales in November may turn out to be the strongest in more than two years. Continue reading

  • April 1, 2010  

    In other news Thursday, floodwater began to recede in New England’s hard-hit communities, leaving enormous damage in its wake. Also, new federal rules for gas mileage and auto emissions became final. Continue reading

  • February 2, 2010  

    In other news Tuesday, the Nigerian man accused in the Christmas Day airliner attack is said to be cooperating with the FBI, and White House budget director Peter Orszag defended the administration’s $3.8 trillion budget proposal on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

  • January 5, 2010  

    In other news Tuesday, the U.S. reopened its embassy in Yemen after security concerns forced a two-day closure, and “rising threats and attacks” pushed the United Nations World Food Program to suspend aid to approximately 1 million people in southern Somalia. Continue reading

  • January 14, 2009   BY  

    Retail sales dropped more than expected in December — a sixth straight monthly slide — as consumers took heed of an economy pummeled by a recession, credit squeeze and continuing job losses. Continue reading