Voters in Santa Clara County are deciding Tuesday whether to remove Judge Aaron Persky from office after he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison.
Two recalled Ikea dressers are displayed during a Consumer Product Safety Commission news conference in 2016. Since the recall was announced, at least one more toddler has been crushed to death by a falling dresser.
The Galaxy Note 7 — shown at the IFA electronics trade fair in Berlin on Wednesday — is waterproof, as this demonstration was designed to highlight. But it turns out users might have another reason to drop it in water: Several dozen users have seen their phones catch fire, or even explode.
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Wendi Kunkel points out the key in the ignition on her 2010 Chevy Cobalt in Rockwall, Texas, in April. GM recalled millions of cars over a flaw in ignition switches that could cause the vehicles to shut off unexpectedly.
A Chevrolet logo on the grill of a 2013 Traverse at the 2013 Pittsburgh Auto Show. General Motors is recalling more than 1.5 million vehicles, including SUVs, vans and Cadillacs, for defective ignition switches and other problems.
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Laura Christian, far right, talks about how her birth daughter Amber Marie Rose was killed on July 29, 2005, in a car crash that investigators determined was linked to a defective ignition switch.
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