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GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars

GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars
An excerpt from GM's current list of recalls. The full list is at the bottom of this story.

General Motors on Wednesday announced six safety recalls covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the U.S.

Stranger returns stolen dog

Stranger returns stolen dog »Play Video
A South Carolina man is reunited with his dog in Atlanta. He was passing through the city when his car was stolen, with his pet inside. Kevin Rowson has the story.

Paralyzed man walks with exoskeleton

Paralyzed man walks with exoskeleton »Play Video
He calls himself Robo-Joe. An Austin man, paralyzed for more than five years, is once again learning how to walk. Ericka miller shows us how he's doing it, with the help of some amazing technology.

Golf ball diver bitten by alligator ... again

Golf ball diver bitten by alligator ... again »Play Video
Apparently being a golf ball retriever in Florida can be a hazardous job. A man contracted to dive for golf balls on one course ended up in the hospital after being bitten on the arm and hand by an alligator. Alex Diprato reports.

Grooving grandpa goes viral

Grooving grandpa goes viral »Play Video
We dare you to try not to smile watching the groovin' grandpa dance his way into hearts. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports he tosses his canes with disdain.

Buy fruit at Costco or Trader Joe's? Fruit recall goes nationwide

Buy fruit at Costco or Trader Joe's? Fruit recall goes nationwide
The Trader Joe's in downtown Boise. FILE Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer

Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.

Pilot survives helicopter crash in rural Washington

Pilot survives helicopter crash in rural Washington
Rescuers place the injured helicopter pilot on a gurney at the crash site.
A helicopter pilot is injured but apparently conscious after crashing in a rural area of Snohomish County, officials said.

Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine

Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine
Photo: Jonathan Yuhas, KSTP-TV.

The wildfires raging across Washington, Oregon and Idaho are not only bringing a dense, smoky haze to much of the area just to the east of the Cascades, but its effects are being felt over 1,000 miles away across the Upper Midwest.

99-year-old golfer still hitting the links

99-year-old golfer still hitting the links »Play Video
An elderly Missouri man is living out his golden years on the links. The 99-year-old is rarely seen without a golf club. And, as Frank Cusumano shows us, it could be what keeps him going.