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Cardinals acquire DL Bruce Hector from Eagles

Aug. 22, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals acquired defensive lineman Bruce Hector in a trade Thursday that sent safety Rudy Ford to the Philadelphia Eagles. The move is pending physicals for both players. The 24-year-old Hector adds depth for the Cardinals on the defensive line. The 6-foot-2, 296-pounder...

Edmunds: 7 used car tech features that might surprise you

Aug. 21, 2019 6:13 AM EDT

Automakers have introduced a flurry of new automotive safety and convenience technology features the past few years. Close-to-new vehicles with these features are now increasingly showing up on dealership lots as used vehicles. The upshot: You don't have to buy a new car to get modern convenience and safety...

Woman dies in Spain as listeria-in-pork outbreak sickens 114

Aug. 20, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Health authorities in Spain are on high alert after a 90-year-old woman died amid a listeria outbreak in the southern region of Andalusia that has affected more than 110 people. José Miguel Cisneros, director of the infectious disease department at Seville's Virgen del Rocío...

Ford recalls 108K cars; seat belts may not hold in a crash

Aug. 14, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling over 108,000 midsize cars in North America to fix a problem that could stop the seat belts from holding people in a crash. The recall covers certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2015 model year. The company says the cars' front seat belt cables can lose...

Some Apple laptops banned from airline flights for fire risk

Aug. 14, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

Federal safety officials have banned some Apple laptops from airline flights after Apple recalled the batteries because they could catch fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Wednesday that it alerted airlines last month about the recall involving batteries for some Apple MacBook Pro...

How to marinate just about anything

Aug. 13, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

Marinating is a terrific basic kitchen technique. Essentially, you can take any kind of meat, fish or seafood, or even vegetables or soy products, submerge them in a marinade, and you've turned a plain something into a great dinner. Marinades add flavor — what kind obviously depends on the ingredients and...

Report: Driver who hit bikers was under influence of drugs

Aug. 1, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was under the influence of drugs and reached for a beverage just before the collision, according to a federal inspection report obtained Thursday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said that a...

Nissan to fix suspensions on about 200K Altima midsize cars

Aug. 1, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan will do a "service campaign" to fix nearly 200,000 Altima midsize cars because a suspension part can come loose from the frame due to corrosion. The campaign falls short of a recall, but the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is continuing an investigation into the...

Disney, Eddie Bauer baby sleepers recalled on safety fears

Jul. 31, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About 24,000 Disney and Eddie Bauer baby sleepers are being recalled on concerns that infants could roll over and suffocate on them. No injuries were reported for the sleepers, but similar ones by other brands have been linked to deaths after infants rolled over from to their backs while...

Nerveless Verstappen excels in the rain; Mercedes struggles

Jul. 28, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — The wetter and wilder the German Grand Prix became, the more it suited Max Verstappen's nerveless driving. The 21-year-old Red Bull driver's brilliant performance came alongside a rare collapse from Mercedes. Verstappen mastered Sunday's treacherous conditions on a rain-soaked...