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The U.S. Government as Venture Capitalist: Why Go There?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Putting aside all the political BS, the case raises good questions: Why should the U.S. government provide venture capital? And if there's a rationale, how much should they provide, and on what terms?

'Green' Car Maker Fires 75 Percent Of Its U.S. Workforce

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

* 160 layoffs latest symptom of cash crunch * Fisker: move necessary to "maximize value of core assets" * Raised $1.2 bl...

Is 40 the New 30 for People and Auto Mileage? Kicking the Tires at the LA Auto Show

Michael Rose | Posted 01.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Is 40 miles per gallon (mpg) the new 30? Could this be the de facto standard for a new crop of vigorous, green machines that promise to cart our gracefully aging selves around while taking baby sips of fuel or electrons?

Justin Bieber Pulled Over For Reckless Driving

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Justin Bieber sure loves the open road. The 18-year-old pop phenom was pulled over on LA's 101 freeway Friday morning for reportedly going over 100 mi...

Bieber Turns 18 And Gets Car Of His Dreams

People | Posted 05.01.2012 | Celebrity

Justin Bieber reached driving age two years ago. But only now, as he turns 18, is he getting the car of his dreams. ...

LA Auto Show: Green and Smaller Could Mean Big Profits for Automakers

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Companies that have earned enormous profits selling giant trucks and SUVs are in the process of re-branding themselves as responsible corporate citizens with an obligation to society.