Child dies after ‘tragic accident’ involving Peloton treadmill

Child dies after ‘tragic accident’ involving Peloton treadmill

A child has died after an incident involving a Peloton treadmill, the company’s CEO says. Peloton chief executive John Foley disclosed the death on Thursday in a statement to owners of the Tread+ treadmill. “I recently learned about a tragic accident involving a child and the Tread+, resulting in, unthinkably, a death,” Foley wrote.…

Billionaire offering ‘free ticket to the moon’ on SpaceX Starship

Billionaire offering ‘free ticket to the moon’ on SpaceX Starship

A Japanese billionaire is looking to fill some seats on his SpaceX rocket to the moon. You in? Eccentric fashion designer Yusaku Maezawa has launched an international search for eight people to join him on the planned voyage around the moon, which Elon Musk hopes to accomplish as soon as 2023. Read more: Who…

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U.S. election: Here’s what the Biden team gets now that the transition is approved

The U.S. government is set to begin working with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team now that the head of the General Services Administration has “ascertained” that he is the apparent winner of this month’s presidential election. Among other things, the ascertainment process gives the incoming president and his team access to officials at federal…

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U.S. orders GM to recall nearly 6M trucks with Takata air bag inflators

The U.S. is making General Motors recall and repair nearly 6 million big pickup trucks and SUVs equipped with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The decision announced Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will cost the automaker an estimated $1.2 billion, about one third of its net income this year. GM…

Trump website ‘defaced,’ campaign spokesman says

Trump website ‘defaced,’ campaign spokesman says

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s website was “defaced” Tuesday evening, one of his campaign spokesman has confirmed. In a tweet just after 8 p.m. ET, Trump’s campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh said the team is “working with law enforcement authorities to investigate the source of the attack.” Earlier this evening, the Trump campaign website was…

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Avoid trick-or-treating due to coronavirus this Halloween, CDC says

The scariest thing on Halloween night will be the invisible threat of COVID-19, and adults and children should change their plans to minimize that danger, according to new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The top U.S. health agency issued a new set of coronavirus safety recommendations on its…