Volkswagen has agreed to pay its U.S. dealers up to $1.2 billion to compensate them for losses they said they suffered as a result of the company's emissions cheating scandal, according to a settlement agreement filed Friday in federal court in San Francisco.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 5:51pm
Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse.
Michael Balsamo and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 5:31pm
National Transportation Safety Board investigators held off questioning the engineer in the deadly Hoboken train crash because of his injuries Friday and struggled to lift clues from the train's black box recorders.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 5:20pm
Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google — but less so for a grab bag of eclectic projects ranging from robotic cars to internet-beaming balloons, which are suffering costly growing pains.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 4:21pm
Starting Wednesday, J.C. Penney Co. says it will be offering refunds to shoppers who purchased certain towels and a comforter set though it still is unable to figure out whether they're actual knockoffs.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 4:11pm
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is calling the inclusion of China's renminbi as the fifth currency in an elite group of the world's reserve currencies an "important and historic milestone" for the international financial system.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 4:03pm
A company co-owned by a prominent Democratic fundraiser who spent millions of his own money on a failed congressional bid has agreed to pay $60,000 to settle allegations of exceeding limits on campaign contributions for three statewide candidates in Maryland, officials said Friday.
A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the state back in the million-passenger club as it rebounds after a leaner stretch. And next year is expected to be even better with larger capacity ships added to the Far North lineup.
The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a subpoena to Chesapeake Energy Corp. that seeks information on the oil and natural gas producer's accounting methods for the acquisition and classification of oil and gas properties.