Book sales suspended for Trump aide accused of plagiarism

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Monica Crowley's "What the (Bleep) Just Happened?" said Tuesday it is halting sales of the book, pending the "opportunity" for the aide to President-elect Donald Trump to revise her text.

  • Written by HILLEL ITALIE , AP National Writer

VW emissions-cheating deal could put employees in hot seat

DETROIT (AP) — The imminent criminal plea deal between Volkswagen and U.S. prosecutors in an emissions-cheating scandal could be bad news for one group of people: VW employees who had a role in the deceit or subsequent cover-up.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER and DAVID MCHUGH , AP Business Writers

Angry, forgiving families confront Dylann Roof at hearing

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — One by one, family members of nine slain church members confronted Dylann Roof on Wednesday before he was formally sentenced to die for the slaughter. There were laughter and tears; love and hate; anger and forgiveness; despair and hope.

  • Written by JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press

Hamburg's spectacular Elbphilharmonie opens for 1st concert

 

BERLIN (AP) — Hamburg's spectacular new Elbphilharmonie concert hall is finally hosting its first concert on Wednesday night, several years behind schedule and far over the original budget.

  • Written by KIRSTEN GRIESHABER , Associated Press