Lawsuits over Trump business threaten to tie up presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a businessman, Donald Trump has kept the courts busy. That's hardly likely to change when he enters the Oval Office, creating an unusual and potentially serious problem for a sitting president.

  • Written by CHAD DAY and BERNARD CONDON, Associated Press

Volkswagen: Draft deal in scandal contains $4.3B in fines

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen said Tuesday that it is in "advanced talks" with United States authorities over a proposed settlement in its diesel emissions scandal under which the company would pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines.

  • Written by DAVID McHUGH, AP Business Writer

2 degrees for price of 1: School offers free grad training

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Come for your college education, stay for a master's degree on the house. In the higher education equivalent of a fast-food value meal, at least one university is dangling tuition-free professional graduate degrees as a way to entice applicants at a time of lean budgets and intense competition.

  • Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

Debbie Reynolds' death certificate confirms stroke

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds died of a stroke and her daughter Carrie Fisher died of cardiac arrest, according to their death certificates.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

Public, lawmakers testify on bill targeting labor unions

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Hundreds of people flocked to Concord on Tuesday to testify, cheer and boo as they debated the merits of right-to-work legislation during the session's first public hearing on the topic.

  • Written by KATHLEEN RONAYNE , Associated Press