On Tuesday the Missouri Eastern District appeals court overturned a $72 million jury verdict in favor of an Alabama woman who had claimed her longtime use of baby powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to the ovarian cancer that killed her.
With the winds dying down, fire officials in California say they have apparently "turned a corner" against the wildfires that have devastated wine country and other parts of the state over the past week.
Ahmad Saeed, the driver of a burning Infiniti on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in New York, escaped the wreckage and took a taxi to the hospital but left his passenger, Harleen Grewel, to burn to death, police say.
Only half a million of the 16 million Americans who fought in World War II are alive today, but family and friends — like these neighbors in Minnesota — have found ways to honor them and keep their stories alive.
An aerial view of the Tubbs Fire destruction of the Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa on Thursday, October 12, 2017 shows the extent of damage the area suffered. "You hear about fires but you don't hear about a fire that's armageddon," said Phil Scheider, who lives in the neighborhood.
Hector AmezcuaThe Sacramento Bee
Aerial footage: Devastation from the California wildfires in one Santa Rosa neighborhood
Watch mama bear and cubs break into pizzeria and steal salami
Watch: Police chase ambulance stolen from hospital
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