Honda recalling 25,300 cars due to air bag issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling more than 25,000 cars in the U.S. to replace the rear grab rail brackets, which it says could interfere with the deployment of a side curtain air bag. The carmaker says no such instances have been reported and that it discovered the faulty design during internal testing. The…

Tensions high despite Missouri lawmaker’s new budget powers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tensions between some GOP lawmakers and Missouri’s Democratic governor over spending limits have continued despite new legislative budget powers. Frustrations again came to a head this week when Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Flanigan wrote to Governor Jay Nixon criticizing him for blocking about $46 million in spending. The…