Samsung: Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused FiresSamsung Electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.
Stanford Researchers Work On Solving Lithium-Ion Battery ExplosionsResearchers at Stanford University may be on the way to solving the issue of explosions and fires associated with lithium-ion batteries.
NBC News Fires Billy Bush After Lewd Donald Trump Tape AirsNBC News has fired "Today" show host Billy Bush, who was caught on tape in a vulgar conversation about women with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump before an "Access Hollywood" appearance...
Note 7 Fiasco Leaves Samsung's Smartphone Brand In QuestionThe fiasco of Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones has left consumers reconsidering how they feel about the tech giant and its products.
Samsung Stops Making Galaxy Note 7s As Fresh Problems Emerge Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.
CPSC: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Too Dangerous To UseThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should turn them off and stop using them because of the risk that their batteries can explode.
Bay Area Firefighters Dispatched With Special Equipment To Fight SoCal FiresFire crews from the Bay Area have been dispatched to help fight wildfires throughout the state.
Nearly 200 Displaced By San Francisco Mission District FiresOfficials were pressing fire officials for the reasons behind a string of large fires in the Mission District that have driven nearly 200 people from their homes.
Following Fires, Hoverboard Makers Want Second ChanceMonths ago, the powered scooters — which balance themselves but don't actually "hover" — largely vanished from the U.S. market after they exhibited a distressing tendency to burst into flame.
2 In Custody In Connection With 3 Fires Near Highway 280 In San JoseThe three fires were less than one-tenth of a mile from each other.
Firefighting Agencies Forced To Prioritize Assets During Busy California Wildfire SeasonWhen California wildfires overwhelm firefighting resources, the National Forest Service is faced with deciding where the most important battles must be fought, and what firefighters will work to save.
National Guard Sending Helicopter Fleet To Aid Firefighters Battling 14 Northern California WildfiresThe California National Guard is sending in a fleet of helicopters to back up firefighters battling flames raging across the northern half of the state.

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