Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Ford’s bow to Trump benefits robots, not workers

The International Federation of Robotics says the auto industry is “the most important customer” for industrial robots, buying almost 40 percent of total global output of the machines. In the first half of this decade, sales to carmakers have increased at an average pace of 20 percent per year, IFR says.

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Gov. Scott appointee: From pleasing utilities to paving Florida parks

Fresh from favoring the state’s electric companies, utility “regulator” Lisa Edgar has been tapped to run Florida’s 171 state parks without any park experience. If Edgar protects the parks the way she looked out for utility profits at the Florida Public Service Commission, prepare to pave paradise for moneymaking schemes. Just like utility customers, park users will be collateral damage.

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Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

An Olympia, Washington, motorcyclist captured his ride on the top of a car’s trunk after a freeway crash in Tumwater, Washington. The helmet-cam footage shows a first-person view of his brush with death.
Courtesy of Seth Dieckman
Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway 1:11

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

Press Secretary Sean Spicer: 'We can disagree with the facts' 1:47

Press Secretary Sean Spicer: 'We can disagree with the facts'

White House: opening briefing room to more journalists via Skype 0:46

White House: opening briefing room to more journalists via Skype

Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks in Sarasota 2:11

Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks in Sarasota