2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk floor mats recalled

A minor floor mat imperfection could cause the accelerator pedal to become stuck in certain 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk models. Parent automaker Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles issued a recall for the high-performance SUV last month, according to government filings released Thursday. The driver’s side floor mat may not have sufficient clearance between the floor and […]

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A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea says it is expelling American Bruce Byron Lowrance after he slipped unlawfully into the police state known for its anti-U.S. fervor. He is believed to be the same person who was deported by South Korea a year ago after being caught wandering near the mine-strewn border with North […]

Munich Airport builds custom doors to accommodate huge Airbus A380

(CNN) — When it comes to accommodating the world’s largest passenger plane, the team at Munich Airport understands there’s just a little more to love. So when its hangar doors couldn’t close around the tail-fin of the 73-meter-long Airbus A380, leaving maintenance workers shivering as the German winter drew in, they didn’t panic. They just […]

Nutella Cafe New York is now open in Manhattan

Nancy Trejos USA TODAY Published 8:55 AM EST Nov 16, 2018 New Yorkers are going nuts over the new Nutella Café in Manhattan. Nutella Café New York officially opened this week. A line of people waited to get into the location in the Union Square neighborhood. Nutella Café New York is the second permanent location […]

Luxury hotel built in former pit mine to open in China

SHANGHAI (AP) – A luxury hotel opening outside Shanghai is offering guests with deep pockets the chance of a very deep sleep. The 18-story Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel has been built into the side of a huge hole in the ground left by a former pit mine. Sixteen of its floors are below ground level, […]

Seoul offline: Joys of disconnecting in world’s most connected city

(CNN) — Thanks to world-beating internet speeds that are only getting faster — and plans to launch 5G service in 2019 — South Korea is one of the most well-connected countries in the world. These days you can find free Wi-Fi just about anywhere you travel in Seoul. “I think there’s a certain DNA to […]

The best cruises for stargazers

Don’t know your Ursa Major from your Ursa Minor? A cruise can be a fantastic way to learn more about the solar system (while also visiting some amazing destinations) – whether you’re an astronomy novice or a constellation expert. Plus, observing the night sky is much easier when you’re on a cruise ship – out […]

2020 Toyota Corolla gets more pizazz, faces systemic market headwinds

The new Corolla comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite that includes a precollision system, dynamic radar cruise control on highways that will maintain preset distances between vehicles and lane-departure alert. The revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and […]