The Prius, Toyota's flagship green vehicle, is facing some stiff competition from other automakers launching their own hybrids, so Toyota is responding by making the Prius its own brand.Lauren Squires, a resident of Ann Arbor, Mich., has heard all the stereotypes about Prius owners, and she's not a
Throughout April and May, U.S. farmers faced floods, tornadoes, downpours and droughts — all of which made planting difficult. Now in June, intense heat has been sweeping over much of the country.The harsh weather likely will reduce the fall's harvest, according to a new report from the U.S.
A new Boeing plant in South Carolina is the subject of a legal battle that's playing out across the South and in Congress.The controversy is over Boeing's decision to assemble its fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner in non-union South Carolina instead of in Washington state, where it has built planes for
Martha Stewart may sell the company that bears her name, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Stewart has long enjoyed a reputation as a canny businesswoman as well as a decorator, cook and TV personality.After going to jail in 2004, she resuscitated her career.
Former convicts can have a difficult time finding a job, especially when the economy is weak.But at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, a women's prison in Oregon, inmates can learn how to reverse that trend.