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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: May 10 2016 - 1:00am

    TRENTON, N.J. — Someone who spent $6 on lottery tickets at a New Jersey convenience store last week holds the lone winning ticket for this weekend’s $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.

  • | Posted: May 10 2016 - 1:00am

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A potentially epic clash over transgender rights took shape Monday when the U.S. Justice Department sued North Carolina over the state’s new bathroom law after the governor refused to back down.

  • Posted: May 9 2016 - 1:00am

    Canadian officials hope to put “death grip” on fire

  • | Posted: May 9 2016 - 1:00am

    BAGHDAD — For nearly two years, U.S. airstrikes, military advisers and weapons shipments have helped Iraqi forces roll back the Islamic State group. The U.S.-led coalition has carried out more than 5,000 airstrikes against IS targets in Iraq at a total cost of $7 billion since August 2014, including operations in Syria. On Tuesday a U.S. Navy SEAL was the third serviceman to die fighting IS in Iraq.

  • | Posted: May 9 2016 - 1:00am

    OREM, Utah — As the setting sun’s light flooded a meeting of Utah County Republicans, Melanie Sorensen described her concerns about her party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

  • | Posted: May 8 2016 - 1:01am

    WASHINGTON — Even though the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records has ended, calls and emails are still being swept up by U.S. surveillance work targeting foreigners. Congress is making a renewed push to find out how many.

  • | Posted: May 8 2016 - 1:00am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during a critical ruling party congress that his country will not use its nuclear weapons first unless its sovereignty is invaded, state media reported Sunday.

  • | Posted: May 8 2016 - 1:00am

    Margot Sanger-Katz is a domestic correspondent for The New York Times, where she writes about health care for The Upshot, the Times site about politics, economics and everyday life.

  • | Posted: May 7 2016 - 1:01am

    PANAMA CITY — Authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman and dismantled an empire of banking, real estate and retail businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.

  • | Posted: May 7 2016 - 1:01am

    SILVER SPRING, Md. — A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Three people were also wounded in the shootings.

  • | Posted: May 7 2016 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America’s creditors less than full value on the U.S. Treasurys they hold.

  • | Posted: May 7 2016 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump grudgingly agreed Friday to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan to work out their differences in the midst of an extraordinary display of Republican vs. Republican strife. But he said he had “no idea” if they would patch things up and it didn’t really matter that much when compared to all the votes he’d won in this year’s primary elections.

  • | Posted: May 7 2016 - 1:00am

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines have been pressing the government to act to reduce the intolerably long security lines at the nation’s airports. Now, they’re even asking passengers for help by sharing their frustration on social media.

  • | Posted: May 6 2016 - 11:58am

    WASHINGTON — The year 2016 is shaping up to be a big one for ballot initiatives.

  • | Posted: May 6 2016 - 11:57am

    SEOUL, South Korea — After years of trying to separate fact from propaganda about North Korea’s nuclear program, American and South Korean intelligence officials say they have concluded that the country can now mount a small nuclear warhead on short- and medium-range missiles capable of hitting much of Japan and South Korea.