CHICAGO (AP) — More than a decade ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped develop a technology that ultimately was used by an independent laboratory to catch Volkswagen's elaborate cheating on car emissions tests. But EPA used the technology primarily to test trucks rather than passenger cars because such heavy equipment was a much bigger polluter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grim President Barack Obama says the U.S. has "become numb" to mass shootings like Thursday's incident in Oregon, where a 20-year-old gunman killed at least 9 people at Umpqua Community College.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate — now just 5.1 percent — grabs a lot of the attention each month when the government issues its jobs data. Yet the rate doesn't come close to sketching a full picture of the job market.
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — After a hearing that saw a man plead guilty to shooting two American Indians at a reservation border town this summer, Indians and non-Indians alike said they see the need for better communication and cultural understanding.