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Added: September 13, 2019, 10:44 am
LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court attempted to close the book on endless litigation between the relatives of author John Steinbeck in a ruling that upheld a $5 million verdict against his daughter-in-law, but threw out $8 million she …
Added: September 13, 2019, 10:37 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. — As authorities try to answer why a cargo ship carrying 4,200 vehicles overturned on the Georgia coast, maritime experts say investigators will be looking for shifting cargo or other problems that upset the giant vessel’s balance enough …
Added: September 13, 2019, 10:27 am
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard has announced new safety recommendations in the wake of a fatal boat fire off the Southern California coast that killed 34 people. The agency recommended limiting the unsupervised charging of lithium-ion batteries and the …
Added: September 13, 2019, 12:00 am
Purdue Pharma LP, maker of the highly addictive Oxycontin painkiller, is pitting state against state with its offer of about $12 billion to resolve the company’s liability for the massive public-health crisis tied to opioid abuse that’s swept the U.S. …
Added: September 13, 2019, 12:00 am
LOS ANGELES – A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as …
Added: September 13, 2019, 12:00 am
A judge approved a bid by U.S. cities and counties suing opioid makers such as Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. to negotiate a settlement as a group, in an effort to resolve the sweeping litigation over the …
Added: September 12, 2019, 11:37 am
DETROIT — Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling more than 3.4 million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S to fix a brake problem. The recall covers the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500, 2500 …
Added: September 12, 2019, 11:28 am
Within five days, heavy rains now hitting the Bahamas where Hurricane Dorian struck could become a dangerous tropical system over Florida, and possibly the Gulf of Mexico. The odds were 50-50 a couple of days ago; now they’re at 80%. …
Added: September 12, 2019, 10:58 am
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Nissan Motor Co.’s top-selling model after hundreds of drivers complained a safety system is prone to suddenly triggering the brakes for no apparent reason. More than 840 Nissan Rogue drivers have …
Added: September 12, 2019, 10:52 am
The global shipping industry is about to undergo one of the biggest changes in its recent history with concerns lingering about just how safe the shift is going to be. Starting in January, vessels the world over will have to …

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