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Energy department officials said there's no intent to hide anything and that some information is simply not known.
Pfizer is recalling some lots of its antidepressant Effexor XR because a single capsule of a different medication was found in one bottle of the drug.
Senators say they're frustrated with the government's slow pace at writing new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery freight train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment.
Procter & Gamble Co. says it has tightened security at its Cincinnati headquarters after a breach this week that allowed an eye-catching protest by Greenpeace.
A U.S. safety agency is demanding that General Motors turn over documents showing what the company knew about a dangerous ignition problem in older compact cars and how it responded.
A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak.
During Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding employers and workers in these fields about the importance of wearing eye protection.
The federal government is closing an investigation into 1.6 million Ford vehicles that can lose engine power after Ford agreed to a remedy.
U.S. safety regulators won't be pushing for a recall of thousands of Volkswagens that have the same electric fuses as a model that was recalled.
Hyundai emphasized improved safety features and a premium image with its latest effort to regain lost U.S. market share and win back South Koreans who're increasingly buying foreign cars.
State environment officials said they have set deadlines for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to deal with radioactive waste left above ground at the repository.
Isuzu said Tuesday it is recalling 36,823 Forward midsize trucks due to possible coolant fluid leaks that could result in dashboard fires at the front passenger seats.
Apple is teaming up with major car makers to make iPhone applications easier for drivers to use while they're on the road.
Buffett says it's clear that railroad tank cars carrying crude oil need to be updated because oil from certain regions has the potential to be more dangerous than previously thought.
Engine maker and its joint venture Cummins Westport Inc. are recalling 25,013 engines because cold weather could cause a sensor to fail, resulting in an exhaust fire.
Federal investigators say a deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident and not caused by a criminal act.
Lane originally recalled about 12 million of the chests in 1996 after other deaths, but the chests are still being bought at second-hand stores or handed down by families.
Germany's Volkswagen AG says it's recalling some 600,000 Caddy delivery vehicles worldwide to repair a problem with their rear doors.
Honda will recall 40,672 units of two motorcycle models commonly used for mail delivery in Japan over concerns about potential brake malfunction.
Elevated radiation levels have been detected in the air around the plant, but officials have said the readings are too low to constitute a public health threat.
Several senators introduced a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits regulation by the FDA.
Rail tank cars are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said.
The New York Democrat says Wednesday that the agreement announced by the federal Department of Transportation and Association of American Railroads doesn't go far enough to protect upstate communities. Trains pull hundreds of tankers of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota cross New York daily in a virtual moving pipeline to East Coast refineries.
NASA could have prevented last summer's near-drowning of a spacewalking astronaut. That's the conclusion of an investigation board created by NASA in the wake of last July's close call outside the International Space Station. Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano nearly drowned when his helmet filled with water on July 16. He barely made it back inside alive.
Israel's defense ministry says it successfully completed final testing on a system that protects commercial planes from missile attacks. Eitan Eshel, head of research and development at the ministry, said Wednesday that testing of the "Sky Shield" system was "100 percent successful."
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