FRIEDMAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRIEDMAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Congress claims safety agency botched GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421924-68/nhtsa-agency-cars-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421924-68/nhtsa-agency-cars-safety.html.csp">Congress claims safety agency botched GM recall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY and TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T21:21:59.441-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Both houses of Congress scolded the nation’s highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of increasingly complex vehicles. David Friedman, acting chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, repeatedly defended his agency during a Senate hearing as lawmakers accused him of failing to take responsibility for missing multiple clues that could have saved ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584219242014-09-16T21:21:59.441-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T21:21:59.441-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:21:59 MDT Will: What can we make of the mess we’ve made? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292555-82/obama-state-war-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292555-82/obama-state-war-islamic.html.csp">Will: What can we make of the mess we’ve made?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T01:01:02.691-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil. So, when Russia sliced Crimea off Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry was nonplussed: “You just don’t in the 21st century behave in 19th-century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped up pretext.” If, however, Vladimir Putin is out of step with the march of progress, where exactly on history’s inevitably ascending path (as progressives...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292555@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT U.S. to evaluate Impala air bag performance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224406-79/nhtsa-friedman-agency-bag.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224406-79/nhtsa-friedman-agency-bag.html.csp">U.S. to evaluate Impala air bag performance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:35:52.058-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has opened a formal investigation into air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars made by General Motors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it began the probe after receiving a petition from Donald Friedman of Xprts LLC, a Santa Barbara, California, company that examines crashes. Friedman examined an April 2011 car crash in Hidalgo County, Texas, that severely injured an elderly man named Roberto Mar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582244062014-07-25T17:35:52.058-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T17:35:52.058-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224406@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:35:52 MDT