Ford is adding more vehicles to the growing Takata air bag inflator recall. This latest callback covers the 2005-2009 and 2012 Mustang and the 2006-2009 and 2012 Ford Fusion, Lincoln Zephyr and Lincoln MKZ.
The Commerce Department says new-home sales in November rose 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate 592,000. It was the fastest pace since July's 622,000. Sales were up 16.5 percent from November 2015.
In a statement to the Duluth News Tribune, an Essar Global spokesperson said the company "denies all of the allegations set out in the Complaint, which it will vigorously contest." Essar Steel Minnesota is suing, claiming breach of contract, fraudulent transfer and breach of fiduciary duties.
A punishing winter storm will continue to lash out at California with heavy rain, snow and strong winds into Tuesday. A search will resume for a missing 18-year-old near San Francisco, and an avalanche has shut down a portion of Highway 89.
Former President George H.W. Bush is still suffering from pneumonia, but is well enough to leave the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital, doctors said Monday. His wife, Barbara, has been discharged from the same facility after completing treatment for bronchitis.