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Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

Apr 24
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models. The show's decision comes as China's government under President Xi Jinping increases efforts to crack down on prostitution, online pornography and what it considers racy or improper programming on TV.

Kentucky Investigators Bust Big Bourbon Burglary

Apr 24
Dozens of barrels and bottles of stolen, rare Kentucky bourbon have been recovered. Investigators say they've busted the alleged crime ring behind the notorious 2013 top-shelf liquor heist. Some bottles are worth over $8000.

CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 23
The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.

Capturing Cops on Video: Police Fight Back, Smash Phone

Apr 23
A deputy U.S. Marshal is under investigation for allegedly smashing a woman's cell phone. Video shows the man apparently striking the phone out of the woman's hands. She was recording law enforcement activity near her home.

Questions, Answers about Police Officers Who Confuse Weapons

By Ryan J. Foley | Apr 22
Robert Bates, the volunteer deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Some questions and answers about officers who mistakenly fire guns when intending to use stun guns.

US Intervenes in Whistleblower Cases Against Nursing Homes

Apr 21
The Justice Department said that it is stepping into a long-running lawsuit against one of the nation's largest nursing-home chains, accusing it of systematic Medicare overbilling and putting frail patients through arduous rehab to increase revenue.

Dr. Oz Battles "Quack" Claims by Doctor Peers

Apr 21
Television personality Dr. Oz says he will publicly defend himself against allegations that he promotes "quack treatments" on his popular show. Last week, a group of doctors called Oz's faculty position at Columbia University "unacceptable."

Safety Chief Wants to Cap Big Rig Speeds to Fix Tire Problem

By Meghan Barr, Tom Krisher | Apr 20
The nation's highway safety chief says his agency will push for quick action on a regulation requiring electronic speed limiters on big rigs. It may also contact states about speed limits that are higher than commercial truck tires are designed to handle.

US Safety Agency May Reopen Jeep Fire Investigation

Apr 17
The U.S. government's highway safety agency may reopen an investigation into Jeep gas tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear-end crashes, the agency's top official said.

Male TSA Agent Reportedly Fondles Attractive Male Passengers

Apr 17
|Two TSA screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired for manipulating screening procedures so one screener could fondle male passengers he found attractive.

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