Toyota’s Drive Toward Autonomy (10/6/15)

Toyota self-driving tech by 2020; VW weighs options, offers loyalty spiff, gets sued in W. Va.; Court rejects Chrysler-dealer case; Benz learns from Apple; Most valuable auto brand.

Silicon Valley’s ‘smartest guy’ on deep learning and sustainability

Venture capital legend Steve Jurvetson is “as excited as ever” about transforming industries focusing on the planet’s biggest challenges.

Watch Focus’ New Commercial Airing on Fox News

Focus’ second-ever “Bring Your Bible to School Day” will be here this Thursday, Oct. 8. It’s a day for public school students from kindergarten to college to celebrate their religious freedom and to share the hope they’ve found with their friends.

Today, tomorrow and Wednesday we’re running a commercial on the Fox News Channel to help raise awareness of this wonderful event. Here’s a preview of the ad:

We hope you’ll share this commercial on your social media sites because there’s still time to sign up!

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Dodge’s Kuniskis, Jeep’s Manley Get Bigger Roles at FCA (10/5/15)

Dodge’s Kuniskis, Jeep’s Manley get bigger roles at FCA; UAW boss on ‘nonsense'; A freer hand for Japanese automakers?; Mazda stirs speculation; Nissan’s iPad-like look.

Hope in the Face of Violence

The stories and scenes from Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, have become tragically familiar. Once again, a calm and peaceful setting is disrupted by violent gunfire, a massacre wrought by an individual targeting people of the Christian faith.

From Columbine High School and New Life Church here in Colorado, to churches in Charleston, South Carolina, and Fort Worth, Texas, and now, a school in Roseburg, Oregon, a chilling pattern has emerged. Innocent and unassuming people, many of them young students for whom their love of God frames everything else in life, are increasingly becoming the casualties of a red-hot abhorrence of Christianity.

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Child-Resistant Closure targets ophthalmic packaging.

Developed in response to federal government regulations that require child-resistant closures for certain drug packaging, SecurePlus consists of 15 mm diameter polypropylene closure which uses push-and-turn system that can be opened by adults. It is used for squeezable linear low-density polyethylene eye drop containers ranging from 5–60 mL.

Can NASA’s far-out travel plans bring sustainability to Spaceship Earth?

The space agency’s next generation of explorations will send travelers on journeys beyond the moon, to Mars and maybe beyond. What on Earth does this have to do with sustainability? In a word: Everything.

The social roots of risk: How vulnerable are we?

From the Black Death to Hurricane Katrina, getting to the bottom of where risk actually comes from.

Ford Girds for Strike at F-150 Site (10/2/15)

Ford girds for strike at F-150 plant; VW on hunt for answers; Hyundai, Kia lose patent case; CFPB fines Calif. lenders; Jason Stein’s mailbag.

Dr. John Trent’s Secret to Raising Great Kids

If you’ve just recently discovered our ministry, welcome to Focus on the Family.

As our longtime friends will agree, if you explore our websites, read our magazines, or listen to our radio programs, you’ll find a wealth of practical, everyday advice for parents – things like strategies for effective discipline and tips for helping kids thrive with their siblings or at school.

But there may be no more important wisdom we share with parents than the kind of topic we’ll be talking about on our broadcast today.

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