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Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors’ product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco’s tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn’t like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs.
JOHANNESBURG — Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Two men extradited from Britain last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to supporting terrorists in Afghanistan through websites that sought to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.
UNION CITY, Ga. — Police in Union City say they're searching for a woman who was handcuffed when she stole a patrol car.
WASHINGTON — Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
BOSTON — Democrat Katherine Clark has defeated three opponents to win a special election to fill a vacant Massachusetts congressional seat.
RENO, Nev. — A desperate search for a couple and four children missing for two days in the below-zero cold of Nevada's rugged mountains turned jubilant Tuesday when rescuers guided in part by cellphone signals and footprints in the snow found them alive and well near their overturned Jeep.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's general fund tax collections fell $22 million short of projections in November, the fourth month of the state's budget year.
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.