The Latest: VW CEO again apologizes as scandal widens

BERLIN (AP) — The latest developments in the scandal enveloping Volkswagen over the company’s admission that it rigged emissions tests for diesel-powered cars. 12:20 p.m. Lucia Caudet, industry spokeswoman for the European Commission, told reporters at a daily...

1st All-female Honor Flight Takes Veterans To Washington

CINCINNATI (AP) — A group that offers older veterans free flights to the nation’s capital to see war memorials says its first all-female trip was organized with help from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. WCPO-TV ( ) reports more than 140 people were on the roster...

‘Heroes Reborn’ revives creator Tim Kring’s heroic saga

AP Photo/Christos Kalohoridis NEW YORK (AP) — “Heroes,” NBC’s mystic, globe-spanning thriller, aired from 2006 to 2010, then was unceremoniously canceled. Now it’s back as “Heroes Reborn,” airing as a 13-episode limited series that debuts...

UPDATED 1:15 P.M.: Carson campaign confirms stop in Findlay Wednesday

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson will be stopping in Findlay on Wednesday. Carson will be stopping at Pilgrim Family Restaurant, 1505 W. Main Cross St., for a “meet and greet” at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to his campaign. Carson’s stop was news to...

PETA sues to give monkey the copyright of selfie photos

AP Photo A macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs should be declared the copyright owner of the photos, rather than the nature photographer who positioned the camera, animal-rights activists contend in a novel lawsuit filed Tuesday. The suit was filed in federal...

Ragnar no longer Vikings mascot after contract dispute

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have faced plenty of worthy adversaries in contract negotiations over the years. It should come as no surprise that Ragnar the Viking was one of the most ferocious. The Vikings announced on Monday that...

On Deck: League golf championships today

There’s a big day of prep sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. A pair of league golf champions will be decided today. Defending champion Mohawk will head to Valley View Golf Course to play in the Northern 10...

Arithmetic of Despair: Numbers from Europe’s migrant crisis

AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris BRUSSELS (AP) — Coverage of Europe’s migration crisis often contains confusing big figures, as men, women and children who in many cases are fleeing war and poverty in their own countries continue to arrive in great numbers not seen in...

US, India see obstacles to business in each other’s country

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and India are urging each other to remove impediments to business to boost two-way trade that now tops $100 billion. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker praised India on Tuesday for raising foreign investment in limits in insurance, defense and...

Study: Misdiagnosis major issue, better care teamwork urged

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major report predicts most people will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis in their lifetime. Getting the right diagnosis, at the right time, is key to good health care. Tuesday’s report from the Institute of Medicine says errors...
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