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One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'

NEW YORK -- Ever since that awful day, when the hijacked jetliners tore into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, and the decision to rebuild was made, the question lurked: Could a new skyscraper deliver more than just a blunt statement that...

Charlotte startup rides electric-vehicle wave

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Distressed automakers in Detroit feeling the burn of fuel prices gave Brooks Agnew the push he needed.

Forget about the gas-powered automobile, they told him. Building electric cars was his best bet for survival amid a ...