The propellant in some Takata inflators can burn too quickly, blowing apart a metal canister and sending shrapnel into the passenger compartment. The problem has been blamed for at least seven deaths and more than 100 injuries.
A North Carolina beach town is advising against ocean swimming after two youths were mauled by at least one shark over the weekend — but the beaches remain open.
A 21st birthday party thrown by a group of visiting Irish college students turned tragic early Tuesday when the fourth-floor balcony they were crowded on collapsed with a sharp crack.
Rachel Dolezal, a Caucasian woman who recently stepped down from her post as an NAACP chapter president after being accused of “pretending to be black,” said she has identified as black since she was 5 years old.
Two young people vacationing in Oak Island, North Carolina were swimming in waist-deep water when they lost limbs in separate life-threatening shark attacks.
The surgeon told reporters that the teen wouldn’t have to undergo any other procedures but will remain hospitalized for at least a few more days.
Six Flags Magic Mountain released a statement that said the girl was riding on Revolution and was found unconscious but breathing when she returned to the ride station.
A woman charged with helping two convicted murderers escape from a maximum-security prison in far northern New York by providing them with tools made another court appearance Monday as the manhunt for them hit its 10th day.
The president of the NAACP’s Spokane, Washington, has resigned as furor mounted over her racial identity after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years though she is actually white.
Target will sell its pharmacy and clinic businesses to the drugstore chain CVS Health for about $1.9 billion in a deal that combines the resources of two retailers seeking to polish their health care reputations.
The embattled archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis and a deputy bishop resigned Monday after prosecutors there charged the archdiocese with having failed to protect children from unspeakable harm from a pedophile priest.
A 12-year-old girl was attacked just after 4 p.m. Sunday in Oak Island, and a 16-year-old boy was attacked less than two hours later about two miles away. The girl lost part of her arm and suffered a leg injury. The boy lost his left arm.