Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda speaks to reporters after meeting with Japan's Transport Minister Seiji Maehara in Tokyo on Feb. 9. Earlier that day, Toyota announced a recall of about 437,000 Prius and other hybrid vehicles worldwide to fix brake problems, the latest in a string of embarrassing safety lapses at the world's largest automaker.
Time To Cheer: American Paul Turek watches the USA hockey game against Canada in Vancouver. The success of U.S. athletes at the 2010 Olympics have helped draw large audiences in the United States.
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