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8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

| | May 27 2016 - 10:44am | Comments

DETROIT (AP) — Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

  • | Posted: Apr 27 2016 - 1:31am

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to painkillers.

  • | Posted: Apr 27 2016 - 1:30am

    SEATTLE — States and cities whose lawmakers proudly passed “living wage” laws are finding it difficult to make sure employers actually pay their workers accordingly.

  • | Posted: Apr 27 2016 - 1:30am

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, amassing a Northeastern sweep that gives the Republican front-runner important momentum in his push for the presidential nomination even if his pathway has little room for error.

  • | Posted: Apr 27 2016 - 1:30am

    SAN FRANCISCO — From the iPod to the iPhone to the iPad, Apple created more than a decade’s worth of new gadgets to fuel its historic growth.

  • | Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 7:19pm

    LOS ANGELES — The patients filing into Dr. Ronesh Sinha’s clinic in Redwood City, California, were like nothing he had ever seen.

  • | Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 5:53pm

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president said Tuesday that North Korea has almost completed preparations for a fifth nuclear test, and the country has reportedly placed a new midrange missile on standby for an impending launch.

  • | Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 10:33am

    Step 1: Participate in the political process, choose your future leaders, live out your democratic right as an American that countless men and women have literally died for.

  • | Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 10:09am

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away after Chris Paul left with a broken bone in his right hand, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 98-84 on Monday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.

  • | Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 1:31am

    BORDEN, Ind. — Donald Trump says an extraordinary collaboration between Ted Cruz and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries is a desperate move by “mathematically dead” rivals.

  • Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 1:31am

    Trump’s path: He needs big night to stay on track to clinch

  • | Posted: Apr 26 2016 - 1:30am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is healthy. The stock market is up. Home prices are rising. Yet as the Federal Reserve prepares to meet this week, it seems in no mood to resume raising interest rates from ultra-lows.

  • | Posted: Apr 25 2016 - 10:34am

    HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria as a bid to keep up “momentum” in the campaign to dislodge Islamic State extremists. He pressed European allies to match the U.S. with new contributions of their own.

  • | Posted: Apr 25 2016 - 10:29am

    GUBAREVICHI, Belarus (AP) — On the edge of Belarus’ Chernobyl exclusion zone, down the road from the signs warning “Stop! Radiation,” a dairy farmer offers his visitors a glass of freshly drawn milk. Associated Press reporters politely decline the drink but pass on a bottled sample to a laboratory, which confirms it contains levels of a radioactive isotope at levels 10 times higher than the nation’s food safety limits.

  • | Posted: Apr 25 2016 - 10:26am

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, 1986:

  • Posted: Apr 25 2016 - 1:30am

    Clinton, Trump stream ahead as rivals show signs of fading