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DETROIT (AP) ? None of the six most-popular midsize sedans earned a top rating in bumper safety in the latest crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The Mazda 6 was the only car to receive an “acceptable” rating ? one rating below “good,” the top rating ? based on the average cost to repair front, rear and corner bumpers following a 6 mph crash.

A 6 mph crash can simulate a common parking accident, Read the rest of this entry »

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A political coup in New York’s statehouse can be traced back to an incident in which a top lawmaker so enraged a wealthy backer by peering at e-mails on his BlackBerry that his patron engineered his ouster.

One of the newer forms of poor office etiquette — paying more attention to a hand-held device than to a conversation or business meeting — happens so frequently that businesses are complaining it upsets workplaces, Read the rest of this entry »