AP Sources: VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen will spend about $10.2 billion to settle an emissions cheating scandal in the U.S. that has turned into one of the largest cases of corporate deception in the nation's history.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, Associated Press MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

Led Zeppelin rocks copyright case over 'Stairway'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music spoke louder than words of witnesses for a jury Thursday that decided Led Zeppelin did not lift a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven."

  • Written by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

Dems stage election-year sit-in on guns, GOP unmoved

WASHINGTON (AP) — A drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday, disrupting the business of Congress in the wake of the Orlando shooting rampage with demands for gun-control votes in an extraordinary scene of protest broadcast live to the world.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent

Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.

  • Written by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press