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Aric Almirola, left, and Clint Bowyer, center, talks to a crew member prior to the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Bowyer to retire and move to Fox NASCAR coverage in 2021

Oct. 8, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will retire at the end of the NASCAR season and join the Fox Sports booth as an analyst. Bowyer, in his 15th full season, heads into Sunday's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway facing elimination from the playoffs. He's ranked 11th in the 12-driver field that will be...

FILE - This Feb. 13, 2020 photo shows a 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid on display at the 2020 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh.  The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and Honda CR-V Hybrid are similar in fuel economy, power and practicality according to Edmunds. Each is a smart buy for a fuel-efficient SUV. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File).

Edmunds compares 2020 Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 hybrids

Oct. 7, 2020 6:00 AM EDT

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the brand’s best-selling hybrid, with 2019 sales outpacing even those of the Prius. It provides significantly higher fuel economy ― an estimated 40 mpg combined ― than the regular RAV4 SUV with minimal compromise. There is a new alternative for shoppers to consider,...

FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, a farmer gathers grass for livestock in Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan. Among the challenges awaiting newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is the urgent challenge of how to keep the world’s third-largest economy growing as its population ages and shrinks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

End of Abe era leaves Japan still searching for way forward

Sep. 16, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

MITO, Japan (AP) — Among the challenges awaiting newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is the urgent challenge of how to keep the world’s third largest economy growing as its population ages and shrinks. Yoshihide Suga, Abe’s former chief spokesman, was appointed prime...

This photo taken at the beginning of August, 2020 and released by ©SkyDrive/CARTIVATOR 2020, shows a test flight of a manned '

Japan's 'flying car' gets off ground, with a person aboard

Aug. 28, 2020 5:28 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The decades-old dream of zipping around in the sky as simply as driving on highways may be becoming less illusory. Japan’s SkyDrive Inc., among the myriads of “flying car” projects around the world, has carried out a successful though modest test flight with one person...