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Thomas Hawk

California Rejects VW’s Plan To Fix Emissions Cheating 3.0L Diesel Vehicles

It’s back to the drawing board for Volkswagen when it comes to finding an adequate fix for thousands of vehicles equipped with emissions cheating defeat devices in California, as state regulators rejected the carmaker’s remedy proposal.  [More]


After Supreme Court Split, Challengers To Public Union Fees Want Case Re-Heard

In March, an evenly divided U.S. Supreme Court issued a one-sentence non-decision in a controversial case involving compulsory fees for public unions. The challengers in that case have petitioned the court to re-hear arguments — after a ninth justice is eventually appointed. [More]


Man Tries To Open Airplane Door At 30,000 Feet, Says He Thought It Was The Bathroom

There aren’t many doors to choose from on an airplane, so if you don’t want to find yourself suddenly flying solo*, you better be darn sure you’re picking the right one. Easier said than done for one man who says he mistook the exit door for the bathroom on a recent flight. [More]