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February 9th, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Survivor found in rubble four weeks after Haiti quake

Nearly four weeks after the earthquake in Haiti, an amazing rescue.

28-year-old Evan Muncie was pulled from the rubble yesterday where he may have been buried since the quake hit. He was emaciated and severely dehydrated, but alive. So, how did he beat near-impossible odds?

Our chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is in Port-au-Prince with the incredible story.


Filed under: Haiti
February 9th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Mid-Atlantic braces for another 20 inches

Winter warnings are up again in D.C., Virginia and Maryland.

Places that were buried under more than two feet of snow over the weekend could get another 20 inches. The federal government remains shut down this morning and some flights still haven't gotten off the ground from the last storm.

We're tracking this new storm and the mess the last one left behind. Our Reynolds Wolf has this report from Washington.

Read more: Snowed-packed Washington to get hit again


Filed under: Weather
February 9th, 2010
05:00 AM ET

Toyota recalls more than 400,000 hybrid cars

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/02/08/c1main.blueprius.gi.jpg caption="Toyota's president apologized as he announced the global recall of more than 400,000 of the automaker's 2010 hybrid models, including the Prius."]

Tokyo, Japan (CNN) - Toyota's president apologized profusely Tuesday as he announced the global recall of more than 400,000 of the automaker's 2010 hybrid models, including the popular Prius, for problems in their anti-lock braking systems.

"We do apologize for the inconvenience and concerns we've given to the customers," President Akio Toyoda said in making the recall announcement from the automaker's headquarters in Tokyo. "Quality is our lifeline for Toyota."

The company will work to recover its customers' trust, Toyoda said.

The automaker filed recall papers early Tuesday afternoon with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. Recall papers will be filed in the United States sometime Tuesday.

The recall adds to the woes of the beleaguered automaker, which had previously recalled more than 8 million cars in recent months. This latest recall was the first of Toyota vehicles sold in the domestic Japanese market.

The worldwide recall involves 437,000 vehicles, including the Toyota Prius and Sai, along with the Lexus HS250h. The Sai is sold primarily in Japan.

Sales of the Sai and Lexus HS250h will be halted until a fix is in place. Read the full story »

Check the list of vehicles being recalled | What to do if your car's on the list

Toyota recall: Complete coverage


Filed under: Business
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