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Records: Boat on Which 34 Died Exempt From Safety Rules

LOS ANGELES — The diving boat that caught fire on Labor Day off Southern California, killing 34 people, was among hundreds of small vessels exempted by the U.S. Coast Guard from stricter safety rules designed to make it easier for …

Worst Bus Operators to Be Targeted Under Toughened U.S. Rules

Frustrated by unsafe truck and bus operators that evade U.S. orders to get off the road, U.S. regulators are assuming new powers to punish companies and executives that most flagrantly flout safety rules. Regulations to be posted today will enable …

North Carolina Concert Organizers Say They Followed Rules

Organizers of a Christian music concert in Shelby, N.C., earlier this month say they followed the safety rules in building a stage that collapsed during a storm. The Charlotte Observer reported that Bobby McLamb says he’s confident that L&N Productions …

Haunted Houses Must Follow Illinois Safety Rules

Illinois fire safety experts are urging families to be vigilant when they go to temporary haunted houses this Halloween season. The Office of the Illinois state Fire Marshal says it’s important for haunted house operators to follow the state’s fire …

Charter, Cargo Airlines Target Pilot Safety Rule

The Obama administration, facing fierce opposition from charter and cargo airlines and a leery Pentagon, has delayed new safety rules aimed at preventing airline pilots from becoming so exhausted that they could make dangerous mistakes. The Federal Aviation Administration was …