About 280,000 Kingsbury 70-inch ceiling fans are being recalled by HKC-US. The light globe can fall from its housing, posing an impact and laceration injury hazards. HKC-US has received 76 reports of the light globe falling, including four laceration injuries.
The Nov. 3 election is coming up soon. Be sure and vote. So much is at stake this year. I’ve been a member of the League of Women Voters for decades. The photo is of me registering voters in 1968 at my neighborhood supermarket.
The latest data from the Environmental Crimes Project at the University of Michigan Law School shows a dramatic drop in pollution prosecutions during the first two years under President Donald Trump.
The Nov. 3 election is coming up soon. Make sure you’re registered to vote. It’s an important election with a lot at stake. Here are the deadlines in October for 24 states. You can register online in all these states:
This year, instead of Amazon Prime Day being in July, it’s Oct. 13 and 14. What bargains should you look for? The most important thing to do is to compare prices. The “bargain” may or may not be saving you any money.
Endliss Technology is recalling about 367,000 Trianium cell phone battery pack cases. The lithium-ion battery in the cases can overheat resulting in thermal runaway, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Endliss has received 96 reports of batteries overheating, including 10 reports of burn injuries.
Every October, countries across the world observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month to increase support for and awareness of this disease. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among U.S. women. About one in eight U.S. women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime.
Consumer Reports, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety team up to offer list of best new cars for teens
Parents shopping for a safe and reliable 2020 model for their teen drivers can consult a list of recommended vehicles by Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The organizations created this resource following their recently published list of recommended used vehicles for teens.
The national uninsured rate rose in 2019 to 9.2 percent from 8.9 percent from 2018. This is the second year that there was an increase, which is concerning because the U.S. is facing one of its biggest public health crises with the covid-19 pandemic. Uninsured Americans who are hospitalized for the virus pay an average of $73,000.
The Federal Trade Commission and federal and state law enforcement partners have brought action in 16 states against debt collectors engaged in abusive debt collection practices. In FTC two cases announced Tuesday, the companies made robocalls to individuals, telling them that they’d been sued, or soon would be, if they didn’t pay.