The largest recall in consumer electronics history just got bigger, with both Toshiba and Lenovo (ThinkPad) announcing the recall of products containing a potentially explosive Sony-made battery. With Dell, Apple and Sony recalls already underway, this latest announcement brings the total number of affected laptops to 7 million.
Scotland Yard has upset a terrorist plot to explode planes in mid-flight from the UK to the U.S. As part of an operation lasting several months, authorities arrested 18 people and raised the threat level in the UK to critical, the highest possible. Update: Bush raised America’s threat level to red—the highest. It’s a first for America.