The VW Logo is photographed at a car  at the Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. Volkswagen has   admitted that it intentionally installed software programmed to switch engines to a cleaner mode during official emissions testing.  (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

VW CEO: ‘I am endlessly sorry’ brand is tarnished

The apology came as Volkwagen admitted that some 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide contain software that evades emissions controls, not just the half a million cars that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said violate the Clean Air Act.

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Prosecution and defense rest on day seven of Washington trial

After seven days of jury selection and dozens of testimonies, both the prosecution and defense have rested in the Jeremy Washington case. Closing arguments are scheduled to start Wednesday morning at 9:00.

Okaloosa Sheriff's Office personnel work at the scene of of a law office in Shalimar, Florida where a sheriff's deputy was shot by a man who later fled to the nearby town of Niceville and barricaded himself in a hotel before exchanging gunfire with deputies. He was taken into custody just before 10:30 a.m. Central time.  (Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)

Officials: Man shot at Florida Panhandle deputies; 1 wounded

A gunman shot and critically wounded a Florida Panhandle sheriff’s deputy during a confrontation Tuesday and then barricaded himself inside a motel, where he exchanged gunfire with other deputies before he was captured.

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Carson blames ‘PC culture’ for Muslim comment flap

Asked how his campaign can recover from the controversy, the retired neurosurgeon replied: “The only way we fix that is fix the P.C. culture in our country,” referring to political correctness.

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Pet of the Week: 9/22/15

Jolene is an 8 year old spayed female, tricolor Beagle. She has been at the shelter since Sept. 4, 2015.

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Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. launched The New Alt 99-5, Fort Wayne’s Alternative (WAJI HD-2, 99.5 FM).

New alternative radio station launched

With an alternative rock format targeted towards 18-49-year-old music lovers, the station will air alternative music from artists like The Black Keys, Foo Fighters and Mumford & Sons.

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats seem certain to block Republican legislation banning most late-term abortions in a Senate showdown with plenty of political significance but little suspense. I'm asking colleagues to open their hearts and help defend the defenseless," McConnell said Monday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Senate Dems block GOP bill that would curb late abortions

Senate Democrats blocked Republican legislation Tuesday prohibiting most late-term abortions, the second time since this summer’s release of videos involving Planned Parenthood that they’ve derailed an abortion-related drive by the GOP.