By By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - The Toyota RAV4 is getting a makeover that could help it retake the crossover crown.
The RAV4 was the first crossover when it went on sale in 1995, and it became a hit with families who wanted the roominess of an SUV with the tighter handling of
By By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration put a stop to new federal contracts with BP on Wednesday, admonishing the British oil company for a "lack of business integrity" and also disqualifying it indefinitely from winning new leases to drill on taxpayer-
By By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's highest appeal courts suspended their work Wednesday to protest presidential decrees that gave the country's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi nearly absolute powers, state television reported, deepening the turmoil roiling the
By By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. (AP) - A young man mired in gambling debts told police he killed a 10-month-old girl and her grandmother during a botched kidnapping after losing at least $15,000 at a casino near his office.
Raghunandan Yandamuri, 26, knew the family from
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine economy expanded 7.1 percent in the third quarter, among the fastest growing in Asia despite headwinds from overseas, officials said Wednesday.
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan said household spending, public construction and higher farm
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and LINDA DEUTSCHAssociated Press
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard that it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield.
As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A moderate Republican senator, vital to any White House hopes of getting U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confirmed as secretary of state, said Wednesday she couldn't back any nomination until more questions are answered about the deadly Sept
By FARID HOSSAIN and JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Order books and clothing found at a Bangladeshi factory where a fire killed 112 people show that it was making clothing for Disney Pixar, Wal-Mart, Sears and other Western brands.
The Associated Press discovered clothing and
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - The Fiat 500 is getting bigger and going electric.
Two new versions of the Italian-styled mini-car are appearing at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week: The "500e" is the brand's first all-electric model in the U.S. while the "500L" comes with
By TAMARA LUSH and TERRY SPENCERAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa socialite embroiled in the scandal that cost CIA Director David Petraeus his job fought back Tuesday after more than two weeks of silence as her attorneys released emails, telephone recordings and other material that