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Recaro recalls over 39,000 child safety seats

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DETROIT -- Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash. More>>

Brita recalling children's water bottles

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WASHINGTON -- Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard. More>>

GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles

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General Motors on Friday issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues. More>>

Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

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DETROIT -- Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. More>>

Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters

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DETROIT - Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years. More>>

Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for mirror lights

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NEW YORK (AP) - Chrysler says it is recalling 651,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S. because vanity mirror lights that have undergone repairs can short circuit and start a fire if not reassembled correctly.The recall is for certain 2011 to 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models. Chrysler says it has seen the problem only in lighted sun visor mirrors that have been repaired. But as a precaution, it says the recall applies to all of the vehicles.The automaker says it knows of three ... More>>

Subaru recalls 660K vehicles for brake line rust

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 DETROIT -- Subaru is recalling more than 660,000 cars and SUVs because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid. More>>

Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant car seats

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DETROIT -- Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, in what is now the largest seat recall in American history. More>>

GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

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DETROIT -- General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its huge list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches. More>>

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  • Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

    Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-06-24 15:03:36 GMT
    DETROIT -- Faulty air bags -- which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide -- are being blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.
    DETROIT -- Faulty air bags -- which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide -- are being blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.

  • GM recalling Camaros for ignition switch problem

    GM recalling Camaros for ignition switch problem

    Friday, June 13 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-06-13 13:50:07 GMT
    DETROIT -- General Motors is recalling more cars for problems with ignition switches.
    DETROIT -- General Motors is recalling more cars for problems with ignition switches.
  • US probes effectiveness of Chrysler air bag recall

    US probes effectiveness of Chrysler air bag recall

    Monday, June 2 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-06-02 13:55:08 GMT
    DETROIT -- U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall to fix air bags on nearly 745,000 Chrysler SUVs is working.
    DETROIT -- U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall to fix air bags on nearly 745,000 Chrysler SUVs is working.
  • GM adds 218,000 subcompacts to growing recall list

    GM adds 218,000 subcompacts to growing recall list

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-05-21 12:54:53 GMT
    DETROIT -- General Motors is adding 218,000 subcompact cars to its growing list of recalled vehicles.
    DETROIT -- General Motors is adding 218,000 subcompact cars to its growing list of recalled vehicles.
  • GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

    GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-05-20 20:37:08 GMT
    AP Auto Writer DETROIT - General Motors said Tuesday it's recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly.
    AP Auto Writer DETROIT - General Motors said Tuesday it's recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly.

  • GM recalls 2.7M more cars; industry on record pace

    GM recalls 2.7M more cars; industry on record pace

    Thursday, May 15 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-05-15 14:33:13 GMT
    DETROIT -- General Motors added five recalls to its growing list Thursday, pushing its total number of recalled vehicles to more than 11 million this year.
    DETROIT -- General Motors recalled 2.7 million more cars Thursday and has now recalled more than 11 million vehicles in the U.S. since January, putting the auto industry on track to set a record for recalls in a single year.

  • Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

    Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:25:45 GMT
    DETROIT -- Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
    DETROIT -- Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
  • Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

    Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:12:37 GMT
    TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
    TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
  • Ford recalls nearly 435,000 vehicles

    Ford recalls nearly 435,000 vehicles

    Monday, April 7 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-07 18:49:24 GMT
    DETROIT - Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats. The biggest of the two recalls covers nearly 386,000 Ford Escapes from the 2001 through 2004 model years.
    DETROIT - Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats. The biggest of the two recalls covers nearly 386,000 Ford Escapes from the 2001 through 2004 model years.
  • Chrysler recalling 870,000 SUVs for brake defect

    Chrysler recalling 870,000 SUVs for brake defect

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:02:22 GMT
    DETROIT -- Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles' brakes harder to use.
    DETROIT -- Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles' brakes harder to use.
  • VW recalls 150,000 Passats for headlight problem

    VW recalls 150,000 Passats for headlight problem

    Thursday, March 20 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-03-20 12:54:49 GMT
    DETROIT -- Volkswagen is recalling about 150,000 Passat midsize cars because the headlights can be damaged if the hoods are closed roughly.
    DETROIT -- Volkswagen is recalling about 150,000 Passat midsize cars because the headlights can be damaged if the hoods are closed roughly.
  • Graco adds more than 403,000 child seats to recall

    Graco adds more than 403,000 child seats to recall

    Thursday, March 13 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-03-13 14:01:48 GMT
    DETROIT -- Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.
    DETROIT -- Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.
  • Ice cream flavor recalled from some Aldi stores

    Ice cream flavor recalled from some Aldi stores

    Friday, March 7 2014 12:06 AM EST2014-03-07 05:06:05 GMT
    A northern Michigan ice cream maker is recalling a flavor that's sold at many Aldi stores and may contain nuts.
    A northern Michigan ice cream maker is recalling a flavor that's sold at many Aldi stores and may contain nuts.
  • GM adds 842,000 vehicles to ignition switch recall

    GM adds 842,000 vehicles to ignition switch recall

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 4:33 PM EST2014-02-26 21:33:17 GMT
    General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.
    General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.
  • US safety agency likely probing GM recall response

    US safety agency likely probing GM recall response

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 4:31 PM EST2014-02-26 21:31:08 GMT
    The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to 13 deaths and a massive recall of small cars.
    The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to 13 deaths and a massive recall of small cars.
  • 191K teething toys recalled over choking risk

    191K teething toys recalled over choking risk

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 8:50 AM EST2014-02-25 13:50:09 GMT
    WASHINGTON -- Toy maker Infantino is recalling 191,000 teething toys sold exclusively at Target because a child could potentially choke on one of its parts.
    WASHINGTON -- Toy maker Infantino is recalling 191,000 teething toys sold exclusively at Target because a child could potentially choke on one of its parts.
  • USDA: Plant that recalled beef circumvented rules

    USDA: Plant that recalled beef circumvented rules

    Friday, February 21 2014 4:26 PM EST2014-02-21 21:26:48 GMT
    A California slaughterhouse that recently recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of beef circumvented federal inspection rules, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
    A California slaughterhouse that recently recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of beef circumvented federal inspection rules, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
  • Nestle recalls some of its Hot Pockets

    Nestle recalls some of its Hot Pockets

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 7:52 AM EST2014-02-19 12:52:05 GMT
    UNDATED -- Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.
    UNDATED -- Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.
  • GM recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars

    GM recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars

    Thursday, February 13 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-02-13 13:53:37 GMT
    DETROIT -- General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly and cause crashes. The company says six people have been killed in crashes related to the problem.
    DETROIT -- General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly and cause crashes. The company says six people have been killed in crashes related to the problem.
  • Toyota recalls 1.9 million Prius cars for software

    Toyota recalls 1.9 million Prius cars for software

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 10:05 AM EST2014-02-12 15:05:14 GMT
    TOKYO -- Toyota is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall.
    TOKYO -- Toyota is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall.
  • Rice recalled after skin reactions in children

    Rice recalled after skin reactions in children

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 11:19 PM EST2014-02-12 04:19:34 GMT
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.
  • Graco recalling nearly 3.8M child car seats

    Graco recalling nearly 3.8M child car seats

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 3:44 PM EST2014-02-11 20:44:02 GMT
    Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. But the company has drawn the ire of federal safety regulators who say the recall should include another 1.8 million rear-facing car seats designed for infants.
    Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. But the company has drawn the ire of federal safety regulators who say the recall should include another 1.8 million rear-facing car seats designed for infants.
  • US company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

    US company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

    Monday, February 10 2014 9:59 AM EST2014-02-10 14:59:57 GMT
    PETALUMA, California -- A northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds (3.95 million kilograms) of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, U.S. officials said Saturday.
    PETALUMA, California -- A northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds (3.95 million kilograms) of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, U.S. officials said Saturday.
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  • Timely Treatment

    Timely Treatment

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:45:54 GMT
    We hear about it too often in South Florida. A young child is found floating in a backyard pool. Now fire rescue crews have something new to save lives. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how this timely treatment saved a little boy from drowning.
    We hear about it too often in South Florida. A young child is found floating in a backyard pool. Now fire rescue crews have something new to save lives. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how this timely treatment saved a little boy from drowning.
  • Manatees spotted near Miami Beach

    Manatees spotted near Miami Beach

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:43:59 GMT
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- A herd of manatees was sighted just a few feet from Miami Beach, late Thursday afternoon.
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- A herd of manatees was sighted just a few feet from Miami Beach, late Thursday afternoon.
  • US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

    US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:54:23 GMT
    MIAMI -- A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.
    MIAMI -- A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.
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