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It's a mismatch on the economy. Even as inflation wanes, voters still worry about getting by

It's a mismatch on the economy. Even as inflation wanes, voters still worry about getting by

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Bartender Catey Regis had a pricey misadventure buying a used car recently — an experience that speaks to why voters are worrying about the U.S. economy going into this year's presidential election .
Stock market today: Asian shares are mostly higher, tracking gains on Wall Street

Stock market today: Asian shares are mostly higher, tracking gains on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, tracking gains on Wall Street, although Tokyo's benchmark slipped. U.S. futures and oil prices advanced.
GM's troubled robotaxi service faces another round of public ridicule in regulatoryhearing

GM's troubled robotaxi service faces another round of public ridicule in regulatoryhearing

General Motors' troubled robotaxi service Cruise on Tuesday endured a public lashing from a California judge who compared the company to the devious TV character Eddie Haskell for its behavior following a ghastly collision that wrecked its ambitious
Honda is recalling more than 750,000 vehicles to fix faulty passenger seat air bag sensor

Honda is recalling more than 750,000 vehicles to fix faulty passenger seat air bag sensor

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling more than three quarters of a million vehicles in the U.S. because a faulty sensor may cause the front passenger air bags to inflate when they're not supposed to in a crash.

Japan's Toyota raises its profit outlook after solid earnings helped by a weak yen

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota raised its full fiscal year profit forecast Tuesday after reporting its profit in the October to December quarter nearly doubled from the year before. Toyota Motor Corp.’s third quarter profit totaled 1.
Air Canada’s first female pilot recalls sector's sexist hurdles on route to success

Air Canada’s first female pilot recalls sector's sexist hurdles on route to success

MONTREAL — Judy Cameron still remembers getting the telegram that marked her first offer to fly planes for a major commercial carrier.
January auto sales jump nearly 15% as 'pent-up demand' continues to drive trends

January auto sales jump nearly 15% as 'pent-up demand' continues to drive trends

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says auto sales jumped 14.9 per cent in January compared with the year before. Manufacturers reported an estimated 112,862 transactions for the month, up from 98,259 units in January 2023.
Tesla recalling nearly 2.2M vehicles for software update to fix warning lights that are too small

Tesla recalling nearly 2.2M vehicles for software update to fix warning lights that are too small

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is recalling nearly all of the vehicles it has sold in the U.S. because some warning lights on the instrument panel are too small. The recall of nearly 2.

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Analysis shows destruction and possible buffer zone along Gaza Strip's border with Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Satellite photos show new demolition along a 1-kilometer-deep path on the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, according an analysis by The Associa
Investigation into killings of 19 burros in Southern California desert hits possible breakthrough

Investigation into killings of 19 burros in Southern California desert hits possible breakthrough

NEEDLES, Calif. (AP) — There may finally be a breakthrough in a long-running investigation into the killing of wild burros in California’s Mojave Desert nearly five years ago, federal authorities said Thursday.