Indiana lawmaker defends taking family on campaign trip

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman on Thursday defended his decision to have his Senate campaign pay more than $2,000 for a six-day trip to California last summer that his wife described on social media as a family vacation.

  • Written by BRIAN SLODYSKO, Associated Press

Judge: VW owners can pick buybacks, fixes in emissions deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The owners of nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S. will be given the option of selling them back to the company or getting them repaired at VW's expense, under a deal announced by a federal judge on Thursday

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