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FILE- This Oct. 5, 2012, file photo, shows a Kia optima's steering wheel inside of a Kia car dealership in Elmhurst, Ill. Kia says it will ignore the partial U.S. government shutdown and recall more than 68,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires. The problem stems from previous recall repairs due to engine failures. Kia is only doing the fix on 68,000 of its 618,000 vehicles. The fuel injector pipe recall covers some 2011 through 2014 Optima cars, 2012 through 2014 Sorrento SUVs, and 2011 through 2013 Sportage SUVs, all with 2-liter and 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
January 16, 2019 - 4:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires. The problem stems from improper repairs during previous recalls for engine failures. The affiliated Korean automakers have...
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Sean Logan/The Republic
January 16, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Rep. Steve Scalise slammed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi Wednesday after she urged the president to delay his State of the Union Address; asking what the leading Democrat was “afraid of hearing.” “#ShutdownNancy shut down the government, and now #SOTU. What are Democrats afraid of Americans...
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Sipa USA
January 16, 2019 - 1:19 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of...
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January 16, 2019 - 9:49 am
A grieving Atlanta mother said a spirit that looked like her deceased son was captured by her home's security camera. Watch the latest video at
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Amy Newman-USA TODAY Sports
January 16, 2019 - 8:33 am
Sen. Bob Menendez slammed Fox News Tuesday for reporting on congressional Democrats’ recent tropical retreat during the ongoing government shutdown; saying the network’s coverage “was neither fair nor balanced” in covering the lawmakers’ Puerto Rican visit. “You could have had hours and hours and...
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Hannah Gaber-USA TODAY NETWORK
January 16, 2019 - 5:05 am
GOP strategist Gus Portela on the top takeaways from the attorney general nomination hearing. Watch the latest video at
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January 15, 2019 - 8:46 pm
Clay Presley remembers the infamous landing of flight 1549 on its tenth anniversary. Watch the latest video at
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, with a downed power utility pole in the foreground, Eric England, right, searches through a friend's vehicle after the wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif. Facing potentially colossal liabilities over deadly California wildfires, PG&E will file for bankruptcy protection. The announcement Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, follows the resignation of the power company’s chief executive. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
January 15, 2019 - 7:50 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said this week it will file for bankruptcy, raising concern that rates for electricity and gas will rise and victims of California wildfires who are suing the nation's largest utility won't get all the money they may be owed. Here are some...
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The main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for over two dozen near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped, an Ohio hospital system announced after being sued by a family alleging a dose of fentanyl hastened a woman's death. The Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System said it fired the doctor, reported its findings to authorities and removed multiple employees from patient care pending further investigation, including nurses who administered the medication and pharmacists. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh Huggins)
January 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped, an Ohio hospital system announced after being sued by a...
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AP Photo/Delmer Martinet
January 15, 2019 - 6:56 pm
12,000 migrants have been dropped off by ICE at Phoenix churches since October 2018. Watch the latest video at
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