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Recall Of Infant Ibuprofen Sold At Walmart And CVS Is Expanded

A New Jersey company that issued a voluntary recall in December of infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar stores across the nation has expanded the recall to include three additional lots of the product. Tris Pharma, Inc. announced the expansion Tuesday, which specifically affects CVS and Walmart stores. Last month the company said Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, may potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen than labeled.... [Read Full Story]

Deadly Polar Vortex Slams The Midwest, Cancelling Flights

Polar air brought record-low temperatures to much of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday. School was canceled for Wednesday and Thursday in many cities, including Chicago, and police warned of the risk of accidents on icy highways. Michigan said all state offices would remain closed through Thursday. The U.S. Postal Service even halted deliveries from parts of the Dakotas through Ohio. ... [Read Full Story]

Backlash Against NBC Anchor Tom Brokaw Continues Despite Apology For His Comments About Hispanics

NBC’s veteran anchor Tom Brokaw continues to face backlash for his comments about Hispanics needing to “work harder” to assimilate and Hispanic parents not teaching their children to speak English. ABC News chief national affairs correspondent Tom Llamas said Monday that, “it was hurtful, and besides being ignorant, it’s just not true.”... [Read Full Story]

Government Shutdown Cost U.S. Economy $11 Billion Loss

After the longest shutdown in government history, federal employees went back to work Monday. However, the economic effects will be felt for a long time. A report released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found that the economy took an $11 billion hit, including $3 billion that’s gone forever, in the 35 days that parts of the federal government went unfunded.... [Read Full Story]

Louisiana Shooting Suspect Faces First-Degree Murder Charges

Dakota Theriot, the man accused of killing five people in Louisiana, was captured Sunday morning in Richmond County, Virginia. Theriot, 21, was apprehended following a night on the run after being named a suspect in the shooting deaths of his parents, his girlfriend, and her father and brother in two separate shootings Saturday. Richmond County Sheriff Stephan B. Smith said Theriot was arrested without incident as he arrived at a family member’s home. ... [Read Full Story]

President Trump Responds To House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Rejection Of Government Shutdown Proposal

In a series of tweets Sunday morning, President Donald Trump lashed out at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Democrats for rejecting his proposal offering temporary protections to some undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion in border security funding. The president accused Pelosi of behaving “irrationally” for turning down his offer.... [Read Full Story]

Hyundai And Kia Issue Recall Of 168,000 Vehicles For Fire Risks

Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors stated they will recall about 168,000 vehicles in the U.S. at risk of fuel leaks, following the recall of them in 2017 for engine fire risks. In addition, they will provide software upgrades for 3.7 million vehicles. The companies stated that a high-pressure fuel pipe may have been harmed or improperly installed as part of an engine replacement during the previous recall, and that installation could boost the possibility of fire. The software update intends to protect the vehicles from internal damage, and also provides new extended warranties for engine issues. ... [Read Full Story]

Volkswagen To Invest $800 Million To Build Electric Vehicles In Tennessee Factory

Volkswagen announced at the Detroit Auto Show that it will be investing $800 million in its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee to build a new electric vehicle at the plant. Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said: “The US is one of the most important locations for us, and producing electric cars in Chattanooga is a key part of our growth strategy in North America.”... [Read Full Story]

Judge Bans Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman from NY said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is barred from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. The Federal Judge said that while such a question would be constitutional, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had added it arbitrarily and not followed proper procedure. However,  this decision won’t be the final word on the matter.... [Read Full Story]

President Trump Says He “Never Worked For Russia” In Regards To New York Times Report

On Monday, President Donald Trump emphatically denied that he’s ever “worked for Russia” — this statement comes in response to a news report that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was an agent working on behalf of Russia against American interests, concerned about his behavior after he fired FBI director James Comey.... [Read Full Story]