On the road to make an affordable car, Tesla cuts jobs

Jan 18, 2019—Tesla will cut 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people can afford. Tesla’s cheapest model right now is the $44,000 Model 3, and it needs to broaden its customer base to survive. “Looking ahead … Continue reading On the road to make an affordable car, Tesla cuts jobs

Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93

Jan 18, 2019— Glen Wood, the courtly and innovative patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team who had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 93. He died on Friday in Stuart, Virginia, after a long illness. Wood Brothers announced the death of its team founder on … Continue reading Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93

HALIEWA, Hawaii | Researchers come face-to-face with huge great white shark

HALIEWA, Hawaii—Jan 18, 2019— Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told The Associated Press that she encountered the 20-foot … Continue reading HALIEWA, Hawaii | Researchers come face-to-face with huge great white shark

Millennial Money: Use post-holiday sales to treat yourself

Jan 18, 2019—Much like Santa, you spent this holiday season delivering gifts to your family members and friends. But now that the flurry of tinsel and wrapping paper has settled, it’s time to be your own Santa. Don’t worry, no dropping through a chimney required. Just the gift-giving — and, OK, maybe the cookies, too. … Continue reading Millennial Money: Use post-holiday sales to treat yourself

Patriarch of Wood Brothers Racing team Glen Wood dies at 93

Jan 18, 2019—Glen Wood, the courtly and innovative patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team who had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 93. He died on Friday in Stuart, Virginia, after a long illness. Wood Brothers announced the death of its team founder on … Continue reading Patriarch of Wood Brothers Racing team Glen Wood dies at 93

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Cilic edges Verdasco in 5 at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 18, 2019—The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:57 a.m. Marin Cilic overcame a pair of match points — including one double-faulted away by Fernando Verdasco — and a two-set deficit for a 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (8), 6-3 victory in the Australian Open’s third round. The No. 6-seeded … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Cilic edges Verdasco in 5 at Australian Open

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Vonn 15th in return from injury as Siebenhofer wins downhill

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy—Jan 18, 2019—  Lindsey Vonn made an uncharacteristic mistake midway down and finished tied for 15th in a World Cup downhill on her return from injury on Friday. Austrian skier Ramona Siebenhofer claimed her first World Cup victory with a near-perfect run, finishing 0.40 seconds ahead of world champion Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia. … Continue reading CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Vonn 15th in return from injury as Siebenhofer wins downhill