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Federal regulators have dramatically increased the number of vehicles to be recalled because of defective airbags made by Takata Corporation. An additional 35 to 40 million airbag inflators will need to be replaced, according to regulators. The vehicles will be recalled in five stages between now and December 2019.
Two large sporting goods chains, Sports Authority and Sport Chalet, are in the process of closing hundreds of stores nationwide. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jim Peltz, who has been covering this story for the Los Angeles Times.
In a story about the U.S. global AIDS program, PEPFAR, we incorrectly said President Obama removed the requirement for PEPFAR to fund abstinence programs. The requirement was actually removed near the end of the George W. Bush administration.
Presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look ahead to the general election after the Indiana primary. Trump is now the likely GOP nominee after Ted Cruz dropped out Tuesday and John Kasich is expected to suspend his bid Wednesday.