Volkswagen AG is to plow about $107 billion into its business over the next five years to fuel expansion and develop new models and technology as it tries to top Toyota as the world’s sales leader.
Two Bradley Central High School students were arrested Friday on marijuana charges after a drug search.
Covenant College senior soccer player Snoopy Davidson was named to the Capital One Academic All-America second team for NCAA Division III, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country's largest American Indian reservation is going up.
NEW YORK — Hillary Rodham Clinton's strongest supporters held a strategy session Friday to prepare for her 2016 presidential bid, even though she has yet to say whether she will run.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority.
KNOXVILLE — Ariel Massengale scored 20 points off the bench and made a career-high six 3-pointers Friday as No. 4 Tennessee breezed to an 81-48 victory over Winthrop.
Some highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:
BEIRUT — More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blunted.
NEW YORK — A Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon has sold for $32.6 million. It's an auction record for any blue diamond.
PINE RIDGE, S.D. — Oglala Sioux officials have rounded up and killed dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after a pack of dogs attacked and killed an 8-year-old girl.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team hung tough with third-ranked Notre Dame for nine minutes Friday, but the Fighting Irish took control and rolled to an 88-53 win Friday afternoon.
WASHINGTON — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
NEW ORLEANS — A woman says she was raped in New Orleans during Mardi Gras festivities in a case among scores that the city's police department failed to properly investigate.
FORT CARSON, Colo. — A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in the slaying of his soldier girlfriend has been ordered to spend life in prison without the possibility of parole.
A Geraldine, Ala., man has been arrested on a charge of child sexual abuse, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris' office.
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The man charged in Marion County, Tenn., with the June 2012 death of his 3-month-old son waived his extradition rights and is back in the Volunteer state to faces murder charges.