Gillian Flaccus and Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | Posted Oct 5th - 12:41am
When Volkswagen opened its gleaming pollution testing center near the California coast, a top executive from the German automaker helped snip the blue ribbon and joined a tour of a lab so advanced that VW would brag the air inside was cleaner than in the surrounding strawberry fields.
Barry Hatton, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 5:12pm
Portugal's center-right coalition government earned another four-year term Sunday, winning a general election behind an improving economy that weathered the austerity measures contested across Europe, but falling short of a crucial outright majority in Parliament.
Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 11:32pm
Injuries from zip line accidents have soared along with the popularity of an activity that hurtles riders through the air, sometimes at dizzying heights above ground, a study of U.S. emergency room data shows.
Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 10:34pm
Just days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton will unveil new gun control measures on Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession.
A $30 million deal is in the works to buy one of the most prominent casinos in Cripple Creek. Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts is planning to buy Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel, which is the last of the original casinos in Cripple Creek still locally owned.
Bob Christie, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 1:51pm
Arizona's K-12 school funding crisis has gone from a top-tier political issue to an outright crisis in the past five months, as parents, teachers and school officials who long complained about lagging school funding were bolstered by reports showing the state is at the bottom of national rankings for school spending and teacher pay.