LOS ANGELES — Tim Freriks remembers being a kid and gazing up from the bottom of the Grand Canyon at the intimidating, steep walls looming thousands of feet overhead. He dreaded the long hike back to civilization and never imagined he would one day run up the trail snaking along those cliffs.
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WASHINGTON — Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 65,000 motorized infant seats because of risk of a fire hazard.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it has received three dozen reports of Soothing Motions Seats overheating and one report of a fire contained in the motor housing. The government agency says no injuries have been reported.
PROVO, Utah — A Utah mom in her final days of pregnancy gave her baby an eviction notice and made it official with a judge’s signature. Incredibly, the baby obeyed.
Kaylee Bays was pregnant with her third child, a girl, and thought she was going into labour last week, but it stopped.
ADELAIDE, Australia — A massive great white shark was thrashing in the water on top of an upended kayak. But an Australian dad couldn’t see his daughter.
In a matter of seconds, 15-year-old Sarah Williams surfaced and was rescued by her father and brother from the shark attack she says was “everything you picture in the ‘Jaws’ movie.”
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church’s gradual embrace of the digital age for missionaries took another step forward Friday as the religion announced it is nearly doubling the missions where technology is allowed and swapping out tablets for smartphones.
New Yorkers with a taste for an expensive city staple will have an opportunity to try the $1,000 bagel when it returns to the city next month.
NEW DELHI — India’s top court has ruled that having sexual intercourse with a wife younger than 18 is rape, a decision that activists say is an important step toward ending child marriages.
BOSTON — No. 1 if by land, No. 2 if by sea?
Archaeologists are excavating what they believe was the site of an outhouse next door to Paul Revere’s home and the “privy,” as the colonists politely called their potties, could be flush with artifacts.
HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. — A different kind of driving lesson ‚Äî in a vehicle with a top speed of 40 mph (65 kph) that hasn’t been produced in nearly a century is gaining traction in western Michigan.
More than 500 people have learned to drive a Model T at the Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo this year.
COPENHAGEN — A Norwegian archaeologist says a well-preserved, if rusty, iron sword dating to the Viking era has been found in southern Norway.
Lars Holger Piloe says the nearly one-meter-long (3-foot) sword was found slid down between rocks with the blade sticking out, and may have been left by a person who got lost in a blizzard and died on the mountain from exposure.