publication date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)
clue: She was given the keys to the kingdom just in time for them to fail.
explanation: Barra became CEO of General Motors in January 2014. Within weeks, she had to testify before Congress about GM covering up a defect involving jostled keys suddenly causing the engine to turn off, causing 13 known deaths. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, and Joanna Woods