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Clint Bowyer passes Kyle Busch en route to winning the NASCAR Cup Series race in Martinsville, Virginia, on Monday. It was Bowyer's first victory since Charlotte in October 2012. (Associated Press)

Clint Bowyer wins at Martinsville to snap 190-race losing streak

- Associated Press

Bowyer snapped a 190-race losing streak dating to 2012 with a dominating victory at Martinsville Speedway. Monday’s win continued the strong start to the NASCAR season for Stewart-Haas Racing, which has won four of the first six races to start the year.

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2016 Toyota Prius: An eco-friendly smart car

Go green in the perfect eco-friendly head turner. The 2016 Toyota Prius is not only long on great fuel economy, but also it looks good and behind the wheel it feels even better than ever before. The Prius has been redesigned for 2016 and you will definitely notice it is a quieter ride with a refined vibe both inside and out.

FILE - In this April 14, 2016 file photo, Michael Strahan attends IWC's "For the Love of Cinema" event during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Strahan is leaving, "Live! With Kelly and Michael," the daily talk show he co-hosts with Kelly Ripa to work full-time on “Good Morning America.” ABC said Tuesday, April 19, that a search for Strahan’s replacement will begin in the fall. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP, File)

Michael Strahan leaving daytime's 'Live'

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Former football star Michael Strahan is leaving the daily talk show he co-hosts with Kelly Ripa to work full-time on "Good Morning America."

New Mexico sues Volkswagen over emissions scandal

- Associated Press

New Mexico is suing Volkswagen and other German automakers over an emissions cheating scandal that involves millions of cars worldwide, the first state to do so but almost certainly not the last.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, second from left, speaks as auto executives listen at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Foxx said Thursday that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also will develop a model policy for states to follow if they decide to allow autonomous cars on public roads. That policy — which will be developed within six months — could help form the basis of a consistent national policy. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Obama admin pledges $4B toward self-driving cars

- The Washington Times

The Obama administration on Thursday pledged $4 billion toward a 10-year plan that would fund research and development projects related to autonomous automobile technology in hopes of putting self-driving cars on American streets during the next decade.

The Volkswagen Passat is displayed during a reveal event at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York on Sept. 21, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up

- Associated Press

Investors and regulators put more pressure on Volkswagen on Wednesday after the company said it had understated the carbon dioxide emissions for 800,000 cars, widening its scandal over cheating on U.S. engine tests.