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Hurricane Harvey evacuee Lakeithia Bankhead, accompanied by son Russell McCoy, tosses items into the back of a vehicle as she leaves a mass shelter in Houston bound for home on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Bankhead said her home was badly flooded and she is worried about potential health problems, but she didn't get cleaning supplies or the know-how to deal with possible threats. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 02, 2017 - 6:15 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Bound for their Harvey-soaked home east of Houston, Lakeithia Bankhead and her four children left the mass shelter at the city's convention center Friday after five nights sleeping on cots among thousands of other evacuees. They filled a relative's sport utility vehicle with trash...
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Hurricane Harvey evacuee Lakeithia Bankhead, accompanied by son Russell McCoy, tosses items into the back of a vehicle as she leaves a mass shelter in Houston bound for home on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Bankhead said her home was badly flooded and she is worried about potential health problems, but she didn't get cleaning supplies or the know-how to deal with possible threats. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 02, 2017 - 2:09 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Bound for their Harvey-soaked home east of Houston, Lakeithia Bankhead and her four children left the mass shelter at the city's convention center Friday after five nights sleeping on cots among thousands of other evacuees. They filled a relative's sport utility vehicle with trash...
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August 30, 2017 - 10:12 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court says that two directors of a poultry farm cleaning company at the center of a Europe-wide tainted food scare must remain in custody for a further 30 days while investigations into their alleged involvement in the scandal continue. A court in the eastern...
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August 29, 2017 - 8:07 am
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall. The recall covers the CC from the 2009 through 2016 model years, as well as the Passat sedan and wagon from 2006 through 2010. All...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, jubilates on the podium after winning the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany placed second and Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia placed third. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
August 27, 2017 - 2:55 pm
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — For a brief moment, Lewis Hamilton feared he had lost the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Sebastian Vettel, on quicker tires with about 10 laps to go, drove up right alongside him on a long straight, and Hamilton thought "this might be it." But the British driver...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 27, 2017 - 10:50 am
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, trimming championship leader Sebastian Vettel's lead to seven points. Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 27, 2017 - 9:39 am
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, trimming championship leader Sebastian Vettel's lead to seven points. Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled...
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FILE - In his May 22, 2012 file photo, a side mirror warning signal in a Ford Taurus at an automobile testing area in Oxon Hill, Md. Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 23, 2017 - 2:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes. Two studies released Wednesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, law enforcement investigate a quadruple fatal car accident on Riverside Road in St. Joseph, Mo. New data show U.S. motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they were still significantly higher than they were two years ago. The preliminary figures were compiled by the National Safety Council, which gets its data from state governments. (Jessica A. Stewart/The St. Joseph News-Press via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preliminary data show U.S. motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they were still significantly higher than they were two years ago, the National Safety Council said Tuesday. There were 18,689 motor vehicle deaths through...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, law enforcement investigate a quadruple fatal car accident on Riverside Road in St. Joseph, Mo. New data show U.S. motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they were still significantly higher than they were two years ago. The preliminary figures were compiled by the National Safety Council, which gets its data from state governments. (Jessica A. Stewart/The St. Joseph News-Press via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preliminary data show U.S. motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they were still significantly higher than they were two years ago, the National Safety Council said Tuesday. There were 18,689 motor vehicle deaths through...
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