Toyota is recalling about 870,000 2012 and 2013 Camrys, Avalons and Venzas because of a problem sometimes caused by spiders. When a spider builds a web in an air conditioner drainage tube, it can lead to a short circuit that causes the driver's side airbag to deploy. The problem isn't always caused by spiders, however.



 

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Toyota is recalling about 870,000 2012 and 2013 Camrys, Avalons and Venzas because of a problem sometimes caused by spiders. When a spider builds a web in an air conditioner drainage tube, it can lead to a short circuit that causes the driver's side airbag to deploy. The problem isn't always caused by spiders, however.

Happening today

The big new movies opening today are “Carrie,” R, a remake of the movie and book by the same name, this time starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore; “The Fifth Estate,” an R biopic about Julian Assange starring Benedict Cumberbatch; “12 Years A Slave,” an R biography/history flick about a slave starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt; and “Escape Plan,” an R thriller starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent and Vincent D'Onofrio.

Watercooler talk

If you’re using hand sanitizer that’s not at least 60 percent alcohol, you might want to rethink it. Officials said that in hand sanitizers without a high alcohol content, you’re not getting any benefits, and you could even be harming yourself.

Opening bell

The Dow Jones opened at 15,371.65 after finishing down 2.18 points Thursday.

Quote of the day

“Don't settle for style. Succeed in substance.” - Wynton Marsalis

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