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  • Take advantage of the declines in these stocks, Cramer says. Friday’s “scandal” won’t keep them down for long.

  • Status: Settled 2005Amount: $2.5 billionInvestors in AOL Time Warner stock sued the company for fraud under federal securities law.  The company was alleged to have improperly accounted for dozens of advertising transactions between 1998 and 2002. The alleged transactions created the appearance that they were generating revenue when, in reality, were just shifting money back and forth. The alleged false earnings statements inflated the company’s value by $1.7 billion.

    Here, we present the top 10 class-action lawsuits in the United States either won, settled or pending, and in terms of damages sought as compiled by LawInfo.com.

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    While much of the country is fixated on the millions of Toyota vehicles that have been recalled, there's news about recalled cars that is getting little attention.

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  • Lexus GX 460

    Overnight, Toyota executives in Japan made the decision to test all of the company's SUVs to see if any of them have an issue with their electronic stability control, as is suspected with 2010 Lexus GX 460 models.

  • Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.

    After charges that it was slow to respond to its Prius accelerator problems, Toyota worked quickly on its Lexus sports utility vehicles issue, the New York Times reported.

  • For those who want a more eco-conscious fuel than gasoline for their automobiles, there are plenty of options. The most commonly available are: B20 or biofuel; CNG, or compressed natural gas; E85 or ethanol; LPG or propane; electric; hydrogen; and LNG or liqueified natural gas. But how easy is it to refuel, especially when you're traveling?Well, it's definitely not as simple as refueling with plain old gasoline. According to the most recent count of stations* across the country, there are 162,35

    So where is it easiest to find alt-fueling stations, and which kinds of fuel are most readily available? Click ahead to see the country's top 15 states for alt-fuel convenience.

  • Cramer explains why stocks can still move higher and the US in particular right now is "more investable than most" other countries.

  • Lexus GX 460

    Toyota says it will temporarily stop selling the Lexus GX460 after Consumer Reports said the SUV carried an unusually high risk of a rollover accident during certain types of turns.

  • Ford F Series

    Ford Motor's revenues rose in the first quarter thanks to strong U.S. demand for cars and trucks, Ford's Americas President Mark Fields said Tuesday.

  • Lexus GX 460

    In my opinion, it's far more significant. Will it cripple Toyota or Lexus? No. But it's sure not just another warning from an auto industry analyst.

  • Lexus

    Consumer Reports has given the Lexus GX460 a rare "Don't Buy" warning, saying a problem that occurred during routine handling tests could lead the SUV to roll over in real-world driving.

  • Toyota headquarters

    This week once again showed me how some people some people can't see the forest from the trees. And yes, I'm talking about many of you Toyota supporters.

  • A Tacoma pickup truck on the lot of a Toyota dealership.

    Five days before Toyota announced a massive recall, a U.S. company executive wrote in an internal e-mail: "We need to come clean" about accelerator problems.

  • Credit cards

    Consumer borrowing fell again in February, reflecting weakness in credit cards and auto loans. It marks a setback to hopes that consumers are beginning to feel more confident and will start spending more.

  • Brake and accelerator

    Long before Toyota told U.S. regulators about sticking accelerator pedals, the Japanese automaker warned its distributors throughout Europe about similar problems, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

  • Renault Nissan and Daimler will focus on small and energy-efficient passenger cars in their newly-announced partnership, the chief executives of the companies said Wednesday.

  • Ray LaHood, the transportation secretary.

    The message from the Secretary of Transportation is clear: If he could, he would fine Toyota more than the proposed $16.4 million the Feds are seeking for the automaker failing to alert the government quickly enough about defective gas pedals.

  • 2010 Toyota Prius

    As I was reporting the announcement of the Department of Transportation's fine against Toyota of $16.4 million, I kept thinking of the star athlete who makes gobs of money and is fined by the commissioner of the league for breaking a rule.

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