Sonari Glinton

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GM To Pay Record Fine Over Safety Recall

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Department of Transportation on Friday announced that it's ordering General Motors to pay a $35 million civil penalty for the handling of its ignition switch problems.


What's The Secret To Minnesota's Success On Jobs?

Friday, May 02, 2014

The labor market has recovered strongly in Minnesota, where the unemployment rate is just 4.8 percent.


Small Businesses Fight Big-Box Stores By Specializing

Thursday, April 24, 2014

As online and mega stores take up more of the retail landscape, small mom-and-pop shops are getting more specific. We examine one of the ways small stores are looking to survive and possibly thrive.

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Bank Of America Agrees To Refunds And Fines In Credit Card Case

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bank of America will pay nearly $800 million to settle accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit card products. Regulators say nearly 3 million credit card holders were effected.


Toyota Pulls Over 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles due to defects. The recall comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of automakers, only weeks after Toyota agreed to a $1.2 billion settlement with the U.S. government for misleading consumers.


Just How New Is The 'New' GM?

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

During her grilling before Congress, CEO Mary Barra insisted the new GM is different and better than the old GM. But are the company and its cars really new and improved? The answer is complicated.


GM CEO Pressed On Handling Of Ignition Switch Defect

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

GM CEO Mary Barra and the head of the National Transportation Safety Administration testified on Capitol Hill about why it took so long to fix an ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.


The Long Road To GM's Ignition Switch Recall

Monday, March 31, 2014

Records show that GM knew about faulty ignition switches in its cars at least a decade ago. The first death now linked to the problem happened the same year the company was shedding thousands of jobs.


As Carmakers Turn Up The Recalls, Consumers Tune Out

Friday, March 21, 2014

The number of vehicles recalled has more than doubled over the past 20 years — but most notices go unnoticed by the public. "It just starts to become noise," says one auto expert.


Toyota's $1.2B Settlement Puts Criminal Probe To Rest

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Toyota will pay $1.2 billion to end a federal criminal probe into a vehicle recall. Federal regulators said five people died in accidents related to unintended acceleration prior to the recall.


Ignition Switch Recall Straddles Old And New GM

Friday, March 14, 2014

General Motors is at the center of several investigations involving last month's recall of 1.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches. The recall comes at a pivotal time for the company.


Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt General Motors

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Both houses of Congress are set to investigate, and the Justice Department is reportedly looking into why it took GM so long to inform the public. GM may have known about the problem for a decade.


Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt GM As It Continues Its Makeover

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

General Motors is recalling 1.6 million vehicles because of faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. It now faces a congressional inquiry into why it took nearly 10 years to warn the public.


Theories And Disputes Eddy Around Missing Malaysian Airliner

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Questions continue to proliferate around the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner. Matthew Wald of The New York Times sorts through the latest news and tries to puzzle out some answers.


What Pepsi Can Teach Us About Soft (Drink) Power In Russia

Monday, March 10, 2014

The soft drink giant is one of the few big U.S. firms with major investments in Russia. And the reasons why say a lot about why the U.S. has less leverage in Russia than it might like.


Winter Olympic Closing Ceremony Held In Sochi

Monday, February 24, 2014

The closing ceremony included all the pomp and pageantry you'd expect from the games. South Korea will host the Winter Olympics in 2018.


Questions About Scoring Overshadow Women's Figure Skating

Friday, February 21, 2014

When 17-year-old Russian skater beat defending gold medalist Yuna Kim of South Korea, many in the skating world were shocked. An online petition is calling for an investigation into the judging.


Germany's Hoefl-Riesch Wins Women's Super-Combined Skiing

Monday, February 10, 2014

Among Monday's highlights in Sochi: Maria Hoefl-Riesch's third career gold medal; American Julia Mancuso skis to a bronze; Charles Hamelin of Canada wins the men's 1500-meter short track speed skating; Team USA dominates Switzerland in women's hockey.


New Team Figure Skating Already Has Its Share Of Controversy

Sunday, February 09, 2014

The U.S. and Russian teams are fending off accusations from a French sports website that they are colluding to help each other win medals.


U.S. Speedskaters Get A Little Help From Their Friends

Sunday, February 09, 2014

U.S. Olympic teams have been more successful in speedskating than in any other winter sport. The secret to their success includes talent, skill and hard work, but there's also a network of support that buoys the team.

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