Feds probe Tesla crash and fire in which 2 teens killed

A federal safety agency is investigating a severe crash and fire involving a Telsa electric car that killed two teenagers in Florida. The National Transportation Safety Board said a ...

Recalls this week: laptops, chairs, lamp sockets

More than 80,000 laptops with a potentially defective battery are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include lamp sockets and crystal mugs. Here's a more detailed l...

HTC phone 'explodes' in Indian woman's hand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indian woman, who is currently studying in France, claims that her HTC 10 Desire Pro smartphone suddenly ignited and burned her hand and caused an eye infection. In an i...

The Latest: Colorado lawmakers urge probe of fatal oil blast

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal oil tank fire in northern Colorado (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Two Colorado lawmakers are calling on the owner of an o...

Rechargeable lithium batteries come with fire risks

Rechargeable lithium batteries have become ubiquitous over the past decade, powering our cellphones, computers and even some cars. But they also carry the risk of intense fires, which is a special saf...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: SKOREA-POLITICS — Scrambling to defuse a massive scandal, South Korean President Park Geun-hye concedes to lawmakers the power to name her new prime minister, a move that could...