US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

...viewed as worrisome. The July figure was boosted because many plants did not shut down as they normally do to retool for new models. That made August look weaker.Economists had been looking for a weaker figure for factory output in August as auto activity...

GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

...automaker acknowledged the possibility of a higher count.Feinberg received 125 death claims due to the faulty switches in older-model small cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt. The rest remain under review or require further documentation, he said in a report...

Projection favors Allen over Barrow, but some insiders not swayed

...District this year.Electoral models by The Wash ing ton Post project...projections could change, as early models measured Barrow's fundraising...to take The Washington Post's model or any other model with a grain of salt," said Rehm...

What is it?

...to its GT40 race car days of the 1960s.The GT was sold for model years 2005 and 2006 and was not named GT40 like its inspiration...went with 'GT.'"The GT went on sale in late 2004 as a 2005 model, and I remember reading at the time that the earliest sales...

Georgia Power price plan rattles solar companies

...companies and a growing solar industry. For years, the Southern Co. subsidiary has operated on a straightforward monopoly model: Use a small number of big, expensive plants to produce huge amounts of electricity relatively cheaply. In the long run...

Judge: Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

...of injuries suffered in a recent car crash. So were Steenkamp's parents, June and Barry.Steenkamp, a 29-year-old model, had been seeing the star athlete for only a few months before he killed her by shooting four times through a closed toilet...

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

...mistook Steenkamp for an intruder. The prosecution said he killed her intentionally after an argument. The 29-year-old model had been seeing him for only a few months.Some legal analysts agreed there was a strong case for conviction on the lesser...

Unswerving ideals

...Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership in 2008.Cathy's greatest contribution might be to future generations as a role model. America is full of rags-to-riches stories, but few have warmer and brighter outcomes than S. Truett Cathy's.

Apple unveils watch, larger iPhone

...of Apple's profits, larger models should help the company compete...screen. It's also releasing a model with a curved edge to display...storage. However, the step-up models will have double the memory...that's because the business models have been centered around companies...

About that raise... US execs feeling tight-fisted

...wages and benefits ahead; just 27 percent expect pay raises.The survey's responses run counter to some traditional economic models. Historically, a falling unemployment rate - the U.S. rate has dropped steadily to 6.1 percent - tends to spur competition...