- Detroit muscle cars aren't so strong in crash tests Updated: May-24-16 12:08 am
DETROIT - Muscle cars may look cool, but they don't offer the best protection in a crash.
- Toyota adding 1.6 million vehicles to Takata air bag recall Updated: May-23-16 5:47 pm
DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
- Monsanto gains on offer from Bayer; Tribune plunges Updated: May-23-16 4:33 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:
- Virginia ramping up efforts to prevent spread of Zika virus Updated: May-23-16 12:03 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - With the summer mosquito season fast approaching and anxiety about the Zika virus growing, Virginia officials are racing to educate the public and distribute 10,000 Zika prevention kits to pregnant women.
- Correction: Campaign 2016-Foreign Hacking story Updated: May-23-16 11:30 am
WASHINGTON - In a story May 18 about possible foreign hacking into presidential campaigns, The Associated Press used the wrong configuration for the name of the chief executive officer of PKWARE. His name is V. Miller Newton, not V. Newton Miller.
- France to tighten up drug trial rules after fatal incident Updated: May-23-16 8:28 am
PARIS - France's health minister presented a plan on Monday to tighten the rules regarding human drug trials following an experimental test that killed a volunteer in January.
- Food safety experts urge backyard cooks to take precautions Updated: May-22-16 5:03 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Memorial Day weekend marks the start of grilling season for many people, so food safety experts are encouraging backyard cooks to take proper precautions.
- New NYC buses have Wi-Fi but no tech to avoid those on foot Updated: May-22-16 1:02 pm
NEW YORK - There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week.
- Dickinson education company looks to tap Canadian market Updated: May-22-16 12:32 pm
DICKINSON, North Dakota - A Dickinson education company is planning to tap the Canadian market.
- Bone cement company accused of experimenting on humans Updated: May-21-16 5:38 pm
SEATTLE - Reba Golden hurt her back after falling two floors while building an addition to her house in Honduras. But when she returned to Seattle for a routine spinal surgery, she suffered blood clots, severe bleeding and died in 2007 on the operating table.
- Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores Updated: May-20-16 11:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014.
- Auditor praises University of Minnesota changes in research Updated: May-20-16 6:40 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's legislative auditor has positive words for changes in research on human subjects at the University of Minnesota.
- EPA suggests tighter limits for industrial chemical in water Updated: May-19-16 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators announced tighter guidelines Thursday for human exposure to an industrial chemical used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags.
- Apple's stores getting new look as other retailers struggle Updated: May-19-16 5:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is getting ready to unveil a stylish new product that's not for sale - a new look for its stores.
- Hogan signs 144 bills, including 'Noah's Law' Updated: May-19-16 3:40 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan has signed 144 bills into law, including an expansion of mandatory use of breath-testing ignition devices for drunken driving convicts and criminal justice reform.
- California teen cousins pull woman, girl out of crashed car Updated: May-19-16 1:30 pm
MORENO VALLEY, California - A pair of 16-year-old cousins didn't hesitate when they saw a single-car crash, rushing to pull a woman and her young child to safety after the vehicle rolled onto its side on a freeway near a Southern California mall, according to witnesses.
- Thailand bans motorbike-hailing services Uber and Grab Updated: May-19-16 10:31 am
BANGKOK - Traveling on two wheels is often the best way to maneuver through Thailand's notorious traffic. However, the Department of Land Transport has put the brakes on motorbike-hailing services offered by Uber and Grab barely two months after they started.
- Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps; air bags may not work Updated: May-19-16 9:02 am
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver's air bag may not inflate in a crash.
- Connecticut rest stop operators selling to European fund Updated: May-19-16 2:06 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Operators of Connecticut's 23 highway service plazas are selling their equity interest to a European infrastructure fund.
- Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens new virtual-reality door Updated: May-18-16 8:02 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Google wants to play an even bigger role in managing people's daily lives, while also nudging them into an alternate reality, as the Internet company responds to competitive threats posed by Facebook, Amazon and Apple.
- Vegas sports book operator accused of underpaying bettors Updated: May-18-16 6:57 pm
LAS VEGAS - Nevada gambling regulators have accused one of the state's largest sports book operators of a series of egregious violations, including underpaying winners, accepting bets after a match and knowingly withholding information even after authorities warned them two years ago to stay out of trouble following a record $5.5 million settlement involving a separate illegal sports betting case.
- FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers Updated: May-18-16 6:17 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for bladder cancer that harnesses the body's immune system, the first major advance in three decades against the most common type of bladder cancer.
- Tennessee editorial roundup Updated: May-18-16 5:17 pm
Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:
- The Latest: Google seen ahead in some areas, no so in others Updated: May-18-16 4:58 pm
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- Fiat Chrysler recalls van trailer light controls Updated: May-18-16 1:49 pm
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling 2,185 trailer light modules sold as accessories for commercial vans because the brake lights may not work.