Hot cars are a danger to children, particularly in a sweltering summer like this one. There are some devices on the market — built into cars as well as child seats — that can help prevent kids from being left behind.
A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 73 people and injuring hundreds more as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors with bulldozers and their bare hands.
In a story Aug. 22 about the lack of unified regulation for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported which states have no laws regulating the industry. Montana was omitted from the list, which also includes Alabama, Mississippi, Nevada, Wyoming, and Utah. It also incorrectly included South Dakota, which passed a law requiring inspections in 2014.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin formally submitted his plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program Wednesday, restoring coverage for allergy testing and private duty nursing while eliminating automatic dental and vision benefits.
A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday created a new national monument in northern Maine on 87,000 acres donated by the founder of Burt's Bees, fulfilling conservationist Roxanne Quimby's goal of gifting the land during the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Nigeria's Central Bank has banned nine local banks from trading in foreign exchange, accusing them of withholding $2.1 billion in government funds and "round-tripping" to profit from a devalued naira currency.
Officials say 29 projects in nine Appalachian states and in Texas are being funded by nearly $39 million from a federal initiative aimed at stimulating economic development in U.S. communities hard hit by coal industry layoffs.
Hartland's Bar, a new neighborhood sports bar on Cross Pointe Drive, near the Rock Hill Galleria, recently opened, offering burgers, sandwiches and other American food. It also has a full bar with televisions for customers to watch their favorite teams.
Hartland's Bar in Rock Hill aims to offer neighborhood experience
SC Gov. Haley at opening of Lash Group in Fort Mill