Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 4:20pm
Three people briefed on the matter say that U.S. auto safety regulators are in talks with Takata Corp. to add tens of millions of air bag inflators to what already is the biggest auto recall in American history.
David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 4:10pm
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Republican Gov. Paul LePage of using blackmail to force a charter school operator to rescind a job offer to a political opponent in a flap that roiled the Legislature and led to an impeachment effort.
Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 3:50pm
Hawaii lawmakers have passed the state's $13.7 billion budget for 2017. They're providing funding for affordable housing development, new classroom facilities and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday that Attorney General Rodrigo Janot has asked for authorization to investigate former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged involvement in corruption at state-owned oil company Petrobras.
Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 3:40pm
Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died of an apparent heart attack, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69.
Steve Peoples and Scott Bauer, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 3:22pm
Assailing each other with no letup, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and challenger Ted Cruz traded insults, charges and more Tuesday as Indiana voters went to the polls in what could be an all-but-decisive presidential primary election.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says lab tests show that a child diagnosed with Elizabethkingia (ee-LIZ'-ah-beth-KING'-ee-ah) is not connected to the strain that has caused an outbreak of the bloodstream infection in Wisconsin.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 2:41pm
Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness — among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 2:32pm
A fire that caused a Washington subway train to fill with smoke inside a downtown tunnel last year, killing one passenger and sickening dozens, can be traced to poor maintenance and ineffective inspection practices by the city's beleaguered transit authority, federal investigators said Tuesday.