SPOKANE, Wash. - It's the 48th annual Mount Spokane Ski Swap this weekend at the Spokane Fair and Expo Center.
The Ski Swap has everything for kids and adults, from snowboards and skis to safety gear and winter outer wear. Organizers expect nearly
By The Associated Press
Bassinets that pose a suffocation hazard to infants because of a faulty locking mechanism and booster seats that can fail to lock are among the consumer products recalled this week. Others include faulty tree stands for hunters and air rifles with a faulty mechanism.
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Animal rights activists in a city already jittery from two separate chimp escapes this summer are protesting a Las Vegas-area property owner's request to house primates in a residential area, saying the animals pose a public safety issue
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were supposed to be sterile, according to federal health inspectors.
In a preliminary report on conditions
NEW YORK (AP) - Two U.S. senators on Friday again called on federal regulators to close what they say are loopholes that allow energy-drink makers to sell products with additives and high levels of caffeine that the lawmakers say have not been proven safe.
The letter to the Food and Drug
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - A Texas state trooper who fired on a pickup truck from a helicopter and killed two illegal immigrants during a chase through the desert was trying to disable the vehicle and suspected it was being used to
By JIM FITZGERALDAssociated Press
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (AP) - Nurses in a maternity ward aggressively overreacted to a simple request from a son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, then tried to cover up their actions in hopes of "lining their pockets" with Kennedy money, a defense lawyer said
DETROIT (AP) - A U.S. government safety agency has opened an investigation into complaints that the throttles can stick on some older-model Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted on its website Friday that 50 drivers have
By TOM KRISHER and YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writers
DETROIT (AP) - Toyota has widened its global sales lead over General Motors after bouncing back from a series of natural disasters.
The company said Friday it sold 7.4 million vehicles globally in the first nine months of this year - 450,000
By JASON KEYSERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The federal government is quietly removing full-body X-ray scanners from seven major airports and replacing them with a different type of machine that produces a cartoon-like outline instead of the naked images that have been compared to a virtual