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German subsidiary a drag on US investment in GM

Ryan Lovelace
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2010 file photo Opel research and development head, Rita Forst, stands next to a logo of the company in Ruesselsheim, Germany. (AP photo/dapd/ Torsten Silz,File)

Democrats want to portray their support for General Motors as a model for the country's economy, but a peek behind the curtain shows the company still struggling to regain its footing.

Under fire, GM may put customers under water

1:58 PM 08/01/2012

Amid concerns about home lenders issuing mortgages to low-income Americans who may not be able to make monthly payments over long periods of time, General Motors increased its own subprime lending in 2012 in order to jump-start American auto sales.

Fla. man charged with crime after alligator rips his hand off

1:23 PM 07/31/2012

A Florida man whose hand was chomped off by an alligator last month now faces a criminal charge stemming from the incident.

GM switches story on relationship with Chinese offshoot

11:25 PM 07/30/2012

General Motors is changing its tune on its relationship with Shanghai GM, one of the company's Chinese joint ventures.

Jewish group launches ad featuring liberal criticism of Obama’s record on Israel

11:51 PM 07/26/2012

The center-right political advocacy organization Emergency Committee for Israel published an ad on Thursday in 23 Jewish newspapers spotlighting "liberal criticism" of President Barack Obama's record.

Boaters survive chilling ‘iceberg tsunami’ in Greenland [VIDEO]

11:45 AM 07/26/2012

Three boaters on a private glacier tour near Sisimiut, Greenland got an up-close look at an "iceberg tsunami" that has amassed nearly 1.4 million views on YouTube.

GM no longer #1, despite Obama’s campaign-trail claims

2:06 PM 07/25/2012

General Motors is no longer the number one automaker in the world, as President Obama has been touting on the campaign trail.

North Korea reveals first lady [VIDEO]

1:47 PM 07/25/2012

North Korea's state-run news media identified Ri Sol-Ju as dictator Kim Jong-un's spouse on Wednesday.

Rapper defends gun rights after Colo. shooting

4:45 PM 07/24/2012

While many pundits have been quick to advocate for gun control in the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., theater rampage that killed 12 and wounded 58, rapper Ice-T took to the airwaves to defend gun rights.

Gary Johnson detained twice by TSA after refusing ‘rapist scan’

2:46 PM 07/23/2012

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller, Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson said he has been detained twice for his refusal to cooperate with invasive searches by airport security.

GM ‘turnaround’ reports rely on ‘overbuilding,’ jam-packed dealer lots

1:33 PM 07/19/2012

President Obama's campaign claim that he rejuvenated the ailing General Motors depends on practices called "overbuilding" and "channel stuffing," critics say.

Hope Solo tells her Olympic sex secrets

1:04 PM 07/16/2012

Olympic gold medalist and U.S. women's soccer team goalie Hope Solo has confirmed that “there’s a lot of sex going on” at the Olympics.

NY Democrat: Voter fraud part of ‘culture for both major political parties’ in the Empire State

11:55 PM 07/15/2012

The retrial of former Troy, N.Y., City Councilman Michael LoPorto on ballot fraud charges has revealed detailed testimony about the casting and soliciting of absentee ballots.

Report: Olympians have wild drunken sex at Olympics

5:02 PM 07/09/2012

Olympians may play hard, but they party even harder.

Rep. Markey reveals that US authorities made 1.3 million requests for cellphone info last year

4:41 PM 07/09/2012

Cellphone carriers responded to 1.3 million requests for information from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies last year, according to information obtained by Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Ed Markey.

Rep. Barney Frank becomes first congressman in a same-sex marriage

12:11 PM 07/09/2012

Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank wed his partner Jim Ready this weekend, making him the first congressman in a same-sex marriage.

Politician pulls gun on live TV as tempers flare [VIDEO]

11:22 AM 07/09/2012

A Jordanian legislator is under investigation for drawing his gun on live television.

GM reports increased sales because of government intervention

12:03 AM 07/07/2012

General Motors recorded its best monthly sales numbers since September 2008 last month, largely due to government intervention.

Anarchists rage at ‘Fuck the Fourth’ march in Oakland [VIDEO]

11:44 AM 07/06/2012

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