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Congress: GM twice failed to fix defect

A new memo from a House subcommittee says GM discussed two separate fixes for an ignition switch defect but canceled them without taking act…

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Home explosion injures 6 in Detroit

Authorities say a suspected natural gas explosion has leveled a home on Detroit's east side, injuring six people including two young childre…

This March 25, 2014 photo shows the BP Water Processing Facility in Whiting, Ind. Crews for oil giant BP worked Tuesday to clean up an undetermined amount of crude oil that spilled into Lake Michigan and affected about a half-mile section of shoreline near Chicago following a malfunction at the facility, officials said. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Jim Karczewski)

BP raises estimate of Lake MI oil spill

Oil giant BP has raised its estimate of how much crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan during a malfunction at its northwestern Indiana refin…