• Firefighters work at the at the scene of an explosion at a three-story building in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro says the explosion apparently happened after a stove was disconnected. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    New York City explosion kills 1, hurts 3; gas leak suspected

    NEW YORK (AP) — Debris is being removed from a Brooklyn building where an apparent gas explosion killed a woman and injured three others.

  • In this July 29, 2010 file photo, a worker monitors the water in Talmadge Creek in Marshall Township, Mich., near the Kalamazoo River as oil from a ruptured pipeline, owned by Enbridge Inc, is vacuumed out the water. The U.S. Department of Transportation wants to expand rules for pipelines carrying oil, gasoline and other hazardous liquids inspections requirements to include rural areas that are currently exempt, and for companies to more closely analyze the results of their inspections. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    Feds want tougher rules for pipelines after series of spills

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials said Thursday they want tighter safety rules for pipelines carrying crude oil, gasoline and other hazardous liquids after a series of ruptures that included the costliest onshore oil spill in the nation’s history in Michigan.

  • In this May 17, 2015, file photo, Ed Carpenter hits the wall in the second turn during practice before qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. It's been more than a month since Justin Wilson died after being hit in the head with a piece of debris. And while some are calling on IndyCar officials to take a long look at new ways to make high-speed racing safer, those involved acknowledge it's a complicated process that could take years. (AP Photo/Jamie Gallagher, File)

    IndyCar Series continues quest to find safer ways to race

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mark Miles will never forget the first time he saw an IndyCar driver seriously hurt.

  • This product image provided by TiVo shows the new TiVo Bolt digital video recorder. With one press of a button, the Bolt will skip an entire commercial break when users watch recordings. The feature will work with about 20 over-the-air and cable channels, including the major broadcast networks, mostly during primetime hours. (TiVo via AP)

    New TiVo DVR will skip through entire commercial break

    NEW YORK (AP) — TiVo wants to help you skip TV commercials.

  • This Sept. 22, 2015 photo released by Yum! Brands shows singer Christina Aguilera, left, and Jonathan Blum, Chief Public Affairs Officer of Yum! Brands, serving food to children in Ecuador through the United Nations World Food Programme's (WFP) school feeding program.  Aguilera was on a humanitarian trip in Ecuador last week filming a new PSA for Yum! Brands World Hunger Relief effort that raises awareness, volunteerism and funds for WFP and other hunger relief agencies. (Robb Dipple/Hilton Media Group via AP)

    Aguilera connects with roots on Ecuador hunger relief trip

    NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Aguilera has visited Haiti, Rwanda and Guatemala on relief effort trips, but last week in Ecuador she not only offered support to struggling and hungry children — she also connected with her roots.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks about his tax plan during a news conference, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in New York. The Republican front-runner is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans, while lowering them for the highest-income earners and business.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Donald Trump to unveil tax plan Monday

    NEW YORK (AP) — After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on “hedge fund guys” and high-income earners, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unveiled a tax plan Monday that would cut rates across the board and reduce the amount paid by wealthiest Americans and corporations into the U.S. Treasury.