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More Car Recalls From GM

New York (AFP) – General Motors announced more car recalls Friday as the total number of recalls of problematic vehicles this year neared 16.5 million. GM said the ignition keys and key fobs needed to be replace on 511,000 2011-2014 Camaros because drivers’ knees could bump the fob and cause the key to move out […]

June 13, 2014

General Motors Recalls Three Million More Cars Worldwide

New York (AFP) – General Motors announced a new round of recalls Thursday, totaling nearly three million vehicles worldwide, as the U.S. automaker works to speed up its response to safety issues. GM said that five recalls affected 2.99 million vehicles, with most of them — 2.71 million — in the United States. The company […]

May 15, 2014

FDA Advises Against Using Extra-Strength Acetaminophen

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Apparently, a Food and Drug Administration warning four months ago was missed by many physicians, pharmacists and patients, so the agency, in an unusual move, saw fit Monday to remind us: Stop writing prescriptions for, stop dispensing prescriptions for, and stop taking prescription medications containing more than […]

April 29, 2014

GM Chief Barra Faces Tough Questions Over Recalls

Washington (AFP) — General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra faces tough questioning in Congress on Tuesday over why the company ignored a faulty ignition problem for a decade despite numerous accident reports and 13 deaths. Also in the dock will be the U.S. auto safety agency, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), under attack […]

April 1, 2014

Wisconsin Recall Efforts Underway

Primary elections to recall state senators–the largest campaign in history, driven mostly by Labor and Democratic activists angry at Governor Scott Walker’s destruction of collective-bargaining–are just the first step in wrestling control of the state government back from the right. They start today: In the balloting on Tuesday, residents in some parts of the state […]

July 12, 2011