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Gas prices sting US workers who depend on their cars

Jun. 23, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — High gas prices have Wallace Reid looking for a new career. Reid, who drives for Uber and Lyft in New York, fills up his Lexus at least three times a week. He pays around $95 each time, about double what he was paying last year. To make up for that, he’s driving...

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 versus 2022 Polestar 2

Jun. 22, 2022 07:21 AM EDT

BMW has a well-established history of developing luxury sport sedans, and now the automaker has set its sights on dominating the all-electric segment with its new 2022 i4. The BMW i4 is about the size of a 3 Series and offers an engaging driving experience. If you’re looking for an alternative to...

Stacey Abrams backs winners in Georgia Democratic runoffs

Jun. 21, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Three Democrats endorsed by Stacey Abrams won runoffs for statewide office Tuesday, while two Republicans beat other members of their party who had been endorsed by former President Donald Trump. Bee Nguyen beat Dee Dawkins-Haigler in the Democratic race for...

New Mexico man breathes sigh of relief after lung transplant

Jun. 20, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rudy Lucero believes in miracles. He sees one each time he looks in the mirror. The Albuquerque resident is recovering in a Colorado hospital after having a May 2 double lung transplant, made necessary after a COVID-19 infection scarred his lungs and made...

Georgia Democrats look to settle statewide races in runoffs

Jun. 18, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats on Tuesday are settling multiple statewide races and congressional primaries, including three races where Stacey Abrams has endorsed other members of her party that she wants on the ticket as she runs for governor. There are three Republican congressional runoffs,...

Geico facing payout to woman who got HPV after sex in car

Jun. 09, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Geico could be required to pay a Missouri woman $5.2 million because she said she contracted a sexually transmitted disease while having sex in the car of a man who is insured by the company. A three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals on Tuesday...

Business owner accused of lying to obtain pandemic loan

Jun. 09, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts resident has been charged by prosecutors with fraudulently obtaining $2.5 million in federal relief funds intended for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic and using the money to buy cars and invest in cryptocurrency. Vinicius...

High prices, low inventory, a new norm for car shoppers

Jun. 08, 2022 06:22 AM EDT

Shopping for a new or used car over the last couple of years has become a more challenging endeavor. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its after-effects, we’ve had to deal with factory closures, supply chain issues, a worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips, vehicle shortages, price hikes on...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jun. 02, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

The Register-Herald. May 27, 2022. Editorial: Gov. Justice’s budget shell game puts kids at risk Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to provide robust and welcome pay raises for the thin and overworked ranks of child welfare workers in the state is a fine example of...

Edmunds: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Kia EV6

Jun. 01, 2022 06:41 AM EDT

Seemingly overnight, the all-electric small SUV segment has exploded with options from both startup companies and established automotive players. Two of the most promising new models come from sister brands Hyundai and Kia. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 flaunts a retro-futuristic design in a...