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3 Months Later, Answer in Case of Mail Carrier Found Dead

Peggy Frank died of hyperthermia

(Newser) - The coroner's office says a Los Angeles mail carrier found dead inside her postal truck amid scorching temperatures died primarily from overheating, the AP reports. Temperatures reached 117 degrees during the week in July that Peggy Frank died in the Woodland Hills neighborhood. The Orange County Register reports that... More »

Certain Instant Pot Buyers Should 'Immediately Stop Use'

Company highlights 5 batchcodes of Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker

(Newser) - Have an oval-shaped Instant Pot? Check the label before firing it up. In a statement , the Canadian company says it's received a "small number of reports" of overheating causing "localized melting damage to the underside" of its Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker, the only one of 14 Instant... More »

She Died in Her Crib. Her Parents Blame Their Apartment

Oregon couple suing for $8M

(Newser) - Two-year-old Taqwa Dakhlalla was "all [her mother] ever wanted," a little girl who made the lives of her parents "ceaselessly better," according to Facebook posts. Then tragedy struck. On Dec. 11, 2016, Janna Walton and Abdullah Dakhlalla put their daughter to sleep in a room in... More »

Users Complain of iPhone 3GS Overheating

Handset became too hot to handle when used while plugged in

(Newser) - Apple's hot new handset appears to be suffering some serious overheating issues, Melissa Perenson writes for PC World. Users on a French tech site say their white iPhone 3GS handsets became discolored after overheating, Perenson notes. She was aware of some "heat issues" with her own model but nothing... More »

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