Gov't fines Hyundai $17.35M over brake defect

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars.    The N..
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US weighs airstrikes, humanitarian aid in Iraq

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is weighing direct military strikes to stem an Islamic militant group's gains in Iraq, as well as humanitarian relief for thousands of displaced r..
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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.    The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buyi..
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Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.    The t..
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Kerry urges Afghan candidates to end dispute

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Obama administration on Thursday stepped up efforts to press Afghanistan's two feuding presidential candidates to end their dispute over June election..
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Prosecutor says Pistorius lied on stand

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday in closing arguments that the athlete repeatedly lied during testimony in a crude ..
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Hamas says Gaza war not over until demands met

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza City (AP) - Hamas held on Thursday its first public rally since a cease-fire with Israel, vowing never give up its arms and continue to fight for the lifting of the..
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Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has been granted permission to stay ..
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Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia banned most food imports from the West on Thursday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North Ame..
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Liberia, S. Leone race to enforce Ebola quarantine

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Soldiers clamped down on people trying to travel to Liberia's capital Thursday from rural areas hard-hit by the Ebola virus hours after the president decla..
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Iselle to give Hawaii first hurricane in 22 years

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't - and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years...
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Education Department to ease college loan rules

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Education is trying to make it easier for students with troubled credit histories to get college loans.    New rules would ease r..
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Florida woman charged in NJ in son's 1990s slaying

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A Florida woman was arrested in the death of her 5-year-old son, who was reported missing from a carnival in New Jersey in 1991, but authorities are not ..
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Obama: Public health focus can curb Ebola outbreak

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Ebola virus is controllable with standard public health measures and the U.S. is working with allies to send additional medical wo..
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New York hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who recently visited West Africa and then was hospitalized in New York City with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms does not have the Ebola virus.&nbs..
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Mother charged with abandoning newborn in trash

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities say an Indianapolis woman admitted giving birth in a warehouse restroom then dumping the newborn boy in a garbage can, expecting him to die. &n..
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Court hearing gay marriage arguments from 4 states

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Wednesday in six gay marriage fights from four states - Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee - in the biggest ..
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Bone fragments found on shipwrecked Concordia

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Italian authorities say they found bone fragments during a search of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia when the ship was brought to port for scrapping.    ..
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Hawaii residents stock up ahead of 2 hurricanes

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii residents were furiously stocking up on essentials as two hurricanes churned toward the islands Wednesday and weather officials asked the whole state to prep..
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Ohio water crisis: Threat isn't going away soon

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The threat of toxins contaminating water supplies along western Lake Erie is far from over even after Ohio's fourth-largest city declared its water safe again.&..
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