Ford Motor Co. will more than double spending on electrified vehicles, amplifying its investment in a segment that the auto industry sees growing from what's now just a fraction of the market. The carmaker will shell out $11 billion bringing 40 electrified vehicles to market by 2022, Jim Farley, president of global markets, said during a presentation at the Detroit auto show. That's up from the $4.5 billion that Ford said in late 2015 it would invest through the end of the decade.
Dolores O'Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative band the Cranberries that became an international sensation in the 1990s, died Monday. She was 46. The cause of death hasn't been made public. O'Riordan "died suddenly" in London where she had been for a short recording session, according to a statement released by the band. "No further details are available at this time," the statement read. "Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time."
Last week, Walmart announced that it would be closing 63 of its under-performing Sam's Club stores at various locations throughout the country. While most of the news centered around the thousands of employees who would be affected by the decision, there's also another significant group of people who will also be negatively impacted: hundreds, even thousands of local small businesses.
WASHINGTON - The Mall is studded with monuments to iconic people and events, from presidents to wars to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Later this month, finalists will be announced for a memorial to a group with less name recognition: Native American veterans.
Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X met only once. On March 26, 1964, the two black leaders were on Capitol Hill, attending Senate debate on the Civil Rights Act of 1964. King was stepping out of a press conference, when Malcolm X, dressed in an elegant black overcoat and wearing his signature horn-rimmed glasses, greeted him. "Well, Malcolm, good to see you," King said. "Good to see you," Malcolm X replied. Cameras clicked as the two men walked down the Senate hall together.
The Trump administration Sunday pointed to the state of Hawaii for answers about a panic-inducing false alert of an incoming missile attack, an incident that raised broader questions about the national state of nuclear preparedness at a time of escalating tensions with North Korea.
RALEIGH, N.C. - They each played their parts perfectly. Lars Eller won the defensive-zone faceoff, the puck gliding down to Carolina's end of the ice as T.J. Oshie and Hurricanes defenseman Noah Hanifin chased after it. Hanifin got there first, skating around the back of the net, but Oshie was a nuisance, applying forecheck pressure. Just as Oshie forced Hanifin into an errant pass into the slot, Brett Connolly intercepted it and promptly shot the puck past Carolina goaltender Cam Ward for the game-tying goal with 3:08 left in regulation.
On Saturday, Mark Wahlberg announced via Twitter that he will donate the $1.5 million salary he earned reshooting scenes from "All the Money in the World," a drama based on the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, to the Times Up Legal Defense Fund.
Emergency alerts sent to the cellphones of Hawaii residents Saturday warning of a "ballistic missile threat" were a false alarm, officials said. Nevertheless, the messages, reportedly sent by mistake, alarmed those in a state where fears of an attack by North Korea have been heightened in recent months. Shortly after 8 a.m. local time Saturday, several Hawaii residents began posting screenshots of alerts they had received, reading: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL."
How do you tell your father that you've just won $451 million? For 20-year-old Shane Missler, it was over coffee the day after he hit the lottery jackpot. Missler, from Port Richey, a suburb of Tampa, is the winner of the whopping $451 million Mega Millions prize, the Florida Lottery announced on Friday. He has since retired from his job at a local background screening company, the Tampa Bay Times reported.