July 5, 2013 7:00 PM
As many as 10,000 Fourth of July revelers were just settling into their seats for the fireworks show at a Simi Valley park when a bright plume of red and white bursts spread across the ground, injuring more than 30 people and sending others fleeing for safety. Airport officials say at least six U.S. airlines canceled flights into and out of the Mexico City and Toluca airports after the Popocatepetl ((Po-po-ka-te-petal)) volcano spewed ash, steam and glowing rocks. Mexico City airport spokesman Jorge Gomez said U.S. Airways, Delta, United, American and Alaska Airlines canceled at least 47 flights as a precaution. Chrysler is recalling 282,000 minivans from the 2013 model year because the side air bags can deploy on the wrong side in a crash.