Sonari Glinton

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Putting Traffic Deaths In The Past Tense

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Transportation officials say road fatalities spiked alarmingly in the U.S. in the first half of 2016. But they say they will develop a plan to eliminate crash deaths in 30 years.

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Corporate Profits Take Permanent Vacation In Caymans And Bermuda

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

According to a study, 367 of the companies on the Fortune 500 have at least one subsidiary in a tax haven country. The study found companies are holding $2.5 trillion in profits offshore.

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September Figures Show Plateau In U.S. Car Sales

Monday, October 03, 2016

After six years of growth, car sales are beginning to show signs they may have peaked. That could mean consumers will get good deals, but it could also be bad for autoworkers.

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Police Release Videos Of Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man in El Cajon, Calif.

Friday, September 30, 2016

After days of progressively larger and angrier protests in a San Diego suburb, local officials released surveillance and witness video in an effort to bring calm.

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Samsung's Latest Headache: Reports That Washing Machines May Explode

Friday, September 30, 2016

Samsung is advising owners of certain top-loading washers to use only the delicate cycle when washing bulky items because "affected units may experience abnormal vibrations."

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A Wide Gulf Persists Between Black And White Perceptions Of Policing

Thursday, September 29, 2016

According to a new study, only a third of blacks and nearly three-quarters of whites say police in their communities do an excellent or good job using appropriate force.

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Americans Unconvinced Of Potential Good Of Self-Driving Cars, Study Finds

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Most Americans say they should always have the option to drive themselves. That's despite the fact the average driver is excited by driverless technology.

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Kevin Hart And Amy Schumer: The New King And Queen Of Comedy

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Jerry Seinfeld tops Forbes' ranking of the highest-paid comedians.

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Transportation Officials To Issue Rules For Self-Driving Vehicles

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In an unprecedented move, federal safety regulators on Tuesday will issue guidelines for self-driving cars. That means the federal government will be in charge of oversight for the booming industry.

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A Diversified Economy Cushions Columbus, Ohio, From Downturns

Monday, September 19, 2016

Being the state capital, home to Ohio State University and attractive to younger workers has made Columbus a nearly recession-proof economic hub of Ohio. Can its success be replicated elsewhere?

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After Robust Growth, August Auto Sales Take A Dip

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Major automakers report sales declined in August. A dip in sales mean it's unlikely automakers can match their record setting year in 2015, and it could portend a slowdown in the sizzling auto market.

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Volkswagen Has Tentative Deal To Compensate U.S. Dealers In Emissions Scandal

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The negotiations follow VW's installation of software in its diesel vehicles that cheated on pollution tests. The dealers' sales plummeted on the news. VW will give them cash payments under the deal.

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Rental Car Companies Face Challenges In Age Of Ride-Sharing Services

Monday, August 22, 2016

As more business travelers opt for services like Uber and Lyft, traditional car rental companies are facing new challenges. But companies are fighting back.

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Ford Looks To A Fleet Of Driverless Cars

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

They'll be on the road by 2021, the company says, and will build on automation already available for help with parking and avoiding traffic. The vehicles could be used for ride sharing, Uber-style.

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For Cars, The Good Old Days Are Today

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

U.S. auto industry sales were up 0.4 percent last month, the best July figures since 2005. But analysts suggest sales will plateau and companies should focus on profits, rather than volume.

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tesla, which has roots in the tech world, is facing the challenge of becoming a successful car company amid scrutiny over its Autopilot technology.

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VW Suffers Another Blow After 3 States File Suit Over Emissions Cheating

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

New York and two other states filed lawsuits against Volkswagen over the diesel engine cars the came equipped with an emission test defeat device. VW still faces a federal criminal investigation.

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Forgetting Isn't Healing: Lessons From Elie Wiesel

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Calls for racial healing often focus on putting the painful past behind us. NPR's Sonari Glinton remembers the man who taught him never to forget: Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.

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How Will Emissions Scandal Affect The Future Of VW's Vehicles?

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The $15 billion price tag for Volkswagen's diesel deception won't put VW out of business but it will greatly hamper the company's position in the global marketplace.

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After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

Friday, July 01, 2016

The fatal crash of a Model S that was in autopilot when it collided with a truck in Florida is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.

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