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Actor Paul Walker's Daughter Sues Porsche Over Fatal Crash

By Anthony McCartney | Sep 29
Paul Walker's daughter sued Porsche for wrongful death Monday, claiming the sports car that her father was in when he was killed suffered from numerous design defects.

Fraud Case Alleges Hundreds of Surgeries by Non-Doctor

By Brian Melley | Sep 26
The patient was unconscious and ready for surgery, but the doctor was not in.

Rigid Boehner Wilted by Pope as the Speaker Exits

Sep 26
Rep. John Boehner addresses the question of whether Pope Francis had any influence his decision to resign from Congress.

Millions More Government Fingerprints Deemed Stolen

By Ken Dilanian | Sep 24
The number of people applying for or receiving security clearances whose fingerprint images were stolen in one of the worst government data breaches is now believed to be 5.6 million, not 1.1 million as first thought, the Office of Personnel Management an

Clinton Aims to Tackle Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

By Ken Thomas | Sep 24
Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a series of steps on Wednesday to lessen the burden of out-of-pocket medical bills for Americans covered by President Barack Obama's health care law.

Volkswagen CEO Steps Down, Takes Responsibility for Scandal

By Geir Moulson and Pan Pylas | Sep 23
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure.

Questions About Volkswagen's Emissions Crisis

Sep 22
German automaker Volkswagen admits that it rigged U.S. emissions tests so it would appear that its diesel-powered cars were emitting fewer nitrogen oxides, which can contribute to ozone buildup and respiratory illness. Here are some questions and answers.

For 7 Years, VW Software Thwarted Pollution Regulations

By Tom Krisher, Frank Jordans | Sep 22
Volkswagen became the world's top-selling carmaker trumpeting environmental friendliness. In actual driving, the VWs spewed as much as 40 times more pollution from tailpipes than allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA: Volkswagen Cheated on Emission Tests

Sep 22
The EPA says Volkswagen used sophisticated software allowing U.S. cars to pass emission tests they should have failed. Investors are furious; VW stocks plummet with a $14.4 billion loss in value.

GM Agrees to Hefty Fine with Fed; No One Prosecuted

Sep 18
General Motors agreed to write a very large check to settle its legal troubles regarding faulty ignition switches -- nearly $1.5 billion in total.

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