Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings
There's a chance now for the middle class to feel like movie stars. Or for a movie star to feel like a movie star away from home. In the past few years, some of the biggest car rental companies have added the finest cars money can buy to their fleets. Alongside the practical Toyotas and Fords are Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Aston Martins and Teslas, to name a few.
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Dec. 2005: 200,000 miles in the Honda
A milestone was reached the other day, fittingly on Interstate 880 around Coleman Avenue, a route I drive nearly every day.
Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city
Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city. Full Story
Tonight's TV picks: 'The Voice' turns to America for votes
Plus, 'Independent Lens' looks inside what Keith Richards calls 'rock and roll heaven.'
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.