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Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher, Jonathan Fahey | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.

Experts Warn Artificial Intelligence May Build Weapons

TECHNOLOGY | By Richard Lardner | Jul 29
According to an open letter signed by hundreds of scientists and technology experts, artificial intelligence could be used to build weapons with minds of their own. Here are five important things to know about artificial intelligence.

Spaceship Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

BUSINESS | Jul 29
Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just to stay conscious.

Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

BUSINESS | By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

Vettel Wins Action-Packed Hungarian GP Ahead of Red Bulls

BUSINESS | By Jerome Pugmire | Jul 29
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg saw his chance to catch Lewis Hamilton in the title race disappear with a puncture near the end.

Ptown Williams Fest Marks 'YEAR TENN' With Diverse Programming

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jul 28
The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival marks its tenth year with YEAR TENN, which puts the spotlight on Williams' creative force in plays that span his life from his early to his later years.

Local Intel: African-American History and More in Harlem

TRAVEL | By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 28
Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.

LaGuardia Airport Gets Ready for Major Makeover

TRAVEL | By Deepti Hajela | Jul 28
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational space for airliners.

Saving New Mexico's Green Chile

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28
Efforts are underway to save the green chile that's important to traditional New Mexican fare as labor shortages, a previous severe drought and competition from China, India and Mexico endanger its growth in the state.


News

NY Prison Worker Pleads Guilty in Escape of 2 Killers

CRIME | By Michael Hill | Jul 28
A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.


Entertainment

Lost Dr. Seuss Story Debuts

BOOKS | Jul 29
The newly-discovered story "What Pet Should I Get?" by Dr. Seuss comes out.


Business

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

LEGAL | Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.


Finance

San Francisco's Chinatown Clings to Roots Amid Tech Boom

REAL ESTATE | By Janie Har | Jul 27
For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Now, Chinatown faces powerful economic and demographic challenges that could upend its identity as the city undergoes an unprec


Cars

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Sips Fuel and is Affordable

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 27
Those who don't like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.


Style

FDA Bans some Mexican Cilantro After Feces Found in Fields

FOOD/DRINK | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jul 28
The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there.


Health/Fitness

amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jul 27
amfAR announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan database, a comprehensive, navigable database of PEPFAR's planned funding of HIV/AIDS activities from 2007 to 2014.