WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co has agreed to pay $70 million to the U.S. government in penalties for failing to report hundreds of injuries, deaths and other consumer claims involving its cars, transportation officials said on Thursday.
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland police tackled, handcuffed and detained the 14-year-old sister of Tamir Rice after an officer fatally shot the boy in a city park in November, according to security video released by the city on Thursday. The girl can be seen in the footage running toward the site on Nov. 22 after Cleveland Police Officer Timothy Loehmann shot Rice, 12. After being handcuffed, she was put into a squad car several feet away from her brother's body. Rice family lawyer Walter Madison identified her as Rice's sister. ...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Four months after security was revamped at Fort Bliss, the sprawling West Texas Army post is ramping up protection anew following a shooting at a veterans' clinic in which a former worker killed a psychologist then committed suicide.
By Timothy Gardner and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans on Thursday advanced a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, their top priority in a new campaign to push back President Barack Obama's policies now that they fully control Congress. The Republican-led Senate Energy Committee approved the measure on a 13-9 vote, sending it to the full Senate for consideration next week. The House of Representatives has scheduled a vote to approve the pipeline on Friday. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could include some new advice, too, on sugar, salt, meat and caffeine.
With tensions high across Paris, French authorities hunted Thursday for two heavily armed brothers they feared would strike again after the methodical killing of 12 people at a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.
NEW YORK (AP) — Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo.
HANNIBAL, Mo. (AP) — Never mind the bitter cold of January. When a sick little girl wanted a fireworks show, people in her northeast Missouri community found a way to grant the wish and crown her "Princess Molly."