Benghazi report faults security; no new Clinton allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee harshly faulted the Obama administration Tuesday for lax security and a slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya. But they produced no new allegations about then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

US medical schools expand training to curb painkiller abuse

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — At first, the woman tried to hide her painkiller problem. She told the doctor that she still had pain from her past pregnancy, and that she just wanted a refill on her pain medication.

  • Written by COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press

AP Source: Volkswagen reaches $14.7B emissions settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Volkswagen diesel owners can choose to either sell their car back to the company or get a repair that could diminish the vehicle's performance under a settlement of claims tied to the German automaker's emissions-cheating scandal.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, Associated Press SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press

UK credit rating slashed, Cameron insists economy is robust

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Monday that Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union won't send the economy into a tailspin, even as the country was stripped of its top credit rating and stock markets and the pound continued a downward spiral.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks in

LONDON (AP) — An Eastern European family in Rugby finds dog excrement shoved through its mailbox. A Londoner nearly gets into a fight over drunken slurs shouted on a crowded subway car. A Polish teenager in Gloucestershire is taunted with threats of deportation at her high school.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press PHILIPPA LAW, Associated Press