(AP) - Ford Motor Co. is recalling 8,266 redesigned 2013 Escape SUVs in the U.S. to fix carpet padding that could get in the way of braking.
Ford says that wrongly positioned carpet padding could reduce space
around the pedals and cause drivers to hit the side of the brake pedal
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks closed lower for the seventh day out of the last eight on Monday after the government reported that U.S. consumers cut their spending last month.
The news pushed stocks down from the start of the trading day. Though they recovered a bit
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 10,000 redesigned 2013 Escape SUVs to fix carpet padding that could get in the way of braking.
Ford says that wrongly positioned carpet padding could reduce space around the pedals and cause drivers to hit the side of the brake pedal when
By AYA BATRAWY and BIZUAYEHU TESFAYEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - While family and church members prayed Sunday for the Boston Pentecostal pastor kidnapped with two others in Egypt, their abductor said he has had conversations with intelligence officials about their release.
Jirmy Abu-Mashu told
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
For more than two decades, colleges and universities have been required to publicly share details of campus crimes and report murders, rapes, robberies, arson and other serious offenses to the federal government.
That requirement was apparently unheeded by
By GLENN ADAMSAssociated Press
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) - The Arab Spring uprisings have brought a new sense of optimism to young people from troubled nations as they spend time at a special camp nestled in the hills of western Maine where they confront and resolve their differences.
"It gives me
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Grass and freshly planted trees are sprouting in a new town park that sits atop the site of a vermiculite plant that once spewed asbestos dust across the mountain community of Libby - a welcome dose of normalcy for a city that has become
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The head of Egypt's military took a tough line Sunday on the Muslim Brotherhood, warning that he won't let the fundamentalist group dominate the country, only hours after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged
By The Associated Press
The famed letter written by an ex-slave in response to his former master's request that he return to the plantation, soon after the end of the Civil War. Different versions of the letter bear various spellings of the writer's name.
August 7, 1865
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
More than 200 United Airlines passengers have been stranded for three days in Shanghai in a delay that began with an aircraft mechanical problem.
The passengers were supposed to leave on Wednesday for Newark, N.J. The airline says the Boeing 777 had a mechanical