FROM Brian Lyons
Toyota Clarifies Its Recalls on the Prius On last night's Which Way, LA? there was confusion over which cars are being recalled by Toyota. After a highly publicized incident of unintended acceleration, the Wall Street Journal said the 2008 Prius would be recalled . Toyota denied that . There was also dispute about the 2010 Prius. Brian Lyons is Safety and Quality Communications Manager for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, headquartered in Torrance, California.
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
Mixed Messages from US diplomats on the new hard line on Syria Since President Trump's surprise retaliation against Syria's use of chemical weapons, Bashar al-Assad has used the same airport to launch conventional attacks on his own people. It's not clear what the US, its allies — or Vladimir Putin's Russia -- plan to do now.
Is Venezuela becoming a dictatorship? Venezuela may have the world's largest oil reserves, but it's a nation in trouble… economically and politically. Is a populist promise to rescue democracy turning out to be a prelude to dictatorship?