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Report on Boeing 787 fire points to battery defect

...WASHINGTON - A short circuit likely caused by a manufacturing defect in a Boeing 787 battery sparked a fire last year that grounded...batteries to overheat and ignite if they have a manufacturing defect or if they are damaged, overcharged, or exposed to high temperatures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/report-boeing-787-fire-poi
Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...in August between outfielder Rusney Castillo and the Boston Red Sox.Because of the American trade embargo, a player who defects from Cuba has to obtain a license from the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control to "unblock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Taking proper care of your younger trees can lengthen development, lifespan

...for your trees when they are young, you can prevent major defects as they mature. Proper care insures good growth with long...early pruning improves overall structure and corrects branch defects.The first growing season, don't prune anything. Let it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-11/taking-proper-care-your-younger-tre
GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

...disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has...automakers to report safety defects to the government within five...from using words such as "defect" or "dangerous" when reporting...took so long to report this defect says there was something very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-16/gm-fined-record-35-million
Evans parents say GM knew of defect in daughter's car

...say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to...medical bills.Ignition switch defects are at the center of a congressional...about the safety-related defects in the Saturn Ion, and did...recall or fully remedy the defects or warn users about them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/evans-parents-say-gm-knew-def
GM, Toyota recall cars over air bag defects

...Motors is recalling more than 89,000 autos because of air bag defects and other problems.The automaker is recalling 31,520 model...2013 model year Buick Encores because of a passenger air bag defect and 33 model year 2014 Chevrolet Corvettes because a short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-06-13/gm-toyota-recall-cars-over-ai
Spurrier says he will return next season

...Anahi Ortiz, the Franklin County coroner. The pathologist "may or may not be able to determine any sort of abnormality or defect from traumatic brain injury," Ortiz said.Preliminary results from a Monday morning autopsy confirmed that Karageorge died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-01/spurrier-says-he-will-ret
Landon Donovan hopes to lead Galaxy past Revs in MLS Cup

...rallied around defender A.J. De La Garza and his wife, Megan, when they lost their newborn son, Luca, to a congenital heart defect in late August. "We have a family here, and we always stick together," Keane said.HOMECOMING GAME: Although Jones ended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-06/landon-donovan-hopes
GM uses Facebook, calls to reach car owners who still haven't gotten switch fixed

...because of a deadly ignition-switch defect, less than half the owners have gotten...recall or haven't grasped how serious the defect is because it hasn't given them any...taking more than a decade to disclose the defect, now linked to at least 24 deaths.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-06/gm-uses-facebook-calls-rea
SC hospitals to test newborns for heart defects

...newborn for congenital heart defects within 48 hours of birth can...thankful they knew of the heart defect beforehand and hopes the required...didn't believe she had a heart defect."According to the Ameri...than half of congenital heart defects, which occur in eight of every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-13/sc-hospitals-test-newborns-he