General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars. That’s one reason for the GM strike: It takes fewer workers to make EVs. Ultimately, the company wants to stop building gas and diesel-powered cars altogether.
GM wants to go all electric
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GM plans to introduce 20 new electric models by 2023. Good for the environment, bad for auto workers?
California is fighting the Trump administration over fuel efficiency standards, with California setting much higher standards for how much a car can pollute. Thirteen other...
9 min, 33 sec
Has patience for people sleeping on the streets been stretched to the breaking point?
President Trump is back in Washington after his two-day swing through California.
9 min, 35 sec
Trump says waste created by homeless people ends up in the ocean. Truth?
When talking about homelessness in California, President Trump said “tremendous pollution” was flowing into the Pacific Ocean via storm drains and sewers.
3 min, 18 sec
What it's like growing up with learning disabilities
When you’re a kid, probably the worst thing is not fitting in. For Jonathan Mooney it was torture. He couldn’t read until the age of 12. He was put in a “slow” class. Some...
10 min, 33 sec