A Buckland teenager will not do jail time in connection with a fatal distracted driving accident last July. Jacob Earl was given a suspended sentence and community service in connection with the crash that killed a Connecticut motorcyclist and injured another. Earl admitted he was texting while driving. Part of his sentence will require him to speak at local high schools on the dangers of distracted driving.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.
The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."
A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.
Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.