- Govt plan aims to keep older drivers safe on road Updated: Dec-05-13 5:45 pm
- Study: Mass. to experience slow population growth Updated: Dec-04-13 6:51 pm
- China to ease 1-child policy, abolish labor camps Updated: Nov-15-13 2:50 pm
- China promises market opening in reform plan Updated: Nov-15-13 10:22 am
WASHINGTON - Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more older drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a "silver car" rating system that will help identify which cars better protect elderly drivers and passengers in a crash.
BOSTON - Massachusetts is expected to experience slow population growth in coming years.
BEIJING - China's leaders announced Friday the first significant easing of its one-child policy in nearly 30 years and moved to abolish its labor camp system - addressing deeply unpopular programs at a time when the Communist Party feels increasingly alienated from the public.
BEIJING - China's leaders pledged Friday to open state-dominated industries wider to private competition and ease limits on foreign investment in e-commerce and other businesses in a sweeping reform plan aimed at rejuvenating a slowing economy.