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VW chief: Scandal is 'hard to believe'

Volkswagen's U.S. boss blamed unnamed engineers at the company for the deceptive software that cheated emissions testing, and denied that anyone in senior management made a decision to break the law.<p>"This was not a corporate decision. To my best knowledge today, this was a couple of software …

Amazon challenges Etsy with Amazon Handmade

Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods …

Exxon CEO: Oil prices won't spike for years

There is mounting evidence that oil prices are poised to rebound from a historic bust.<p>Rig counts hit new lows each week. For the week ending on April 17, Baker Hughes says the U.S. lost an additional 34 oil and gas rigs, bringing the total down to 954. Domestic crude oil production appears to have …

Oil

Beauty and Balmain come to H&M

Just in time for the holidays, H&M is adding a new category to its offerings.<p>The Swedish, fast-fashion retailer has gained strong traction among …

Orange is the new black, and diversity is the new TV

Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" broke the mold of television programming in many ways. While they helped …

Insomnia Cookies caters to late-night munchies

Insomnia Cookies is taking college campuses by storm — one warm, gooey cookie at a time. And all at the oddest of hours.<p>Created in 2003 out of a …

College & University

Pot is tax-free in Colorado on Wednesday

For one day and one day only, you can get a 10% discount on recreational marijuana in Colorado. September 16 is a pot tax holiday, thanks to a quirky state law.<p>But you might have to fight some lines, reminiscent of those that wrapped around pot shops when they were first allowed to open in January …

Henning: Tigers going for broke in 2016

<i>Detroit</i> — Inside the Tiger Club at Comerica Park, there was a press briefing Thursday that pretty much unveiled how baseball philosophy will shape …

Detroit

Drug inmates with long rap sheets among those freed early

A push to overhaul criminal sentencing is prompting the early release of thousands of federal drug prisoners, including some whom prosecutors once described as threats to society, according to an Associated Press review of court records.<p>About 6,000 inmates are due to be freed in the coming month, …

Disneyland hikes price of theme park passes over $1,000

One of the happiest places on earth now costs more than $1,000 a year to visit.<p>Disneyland has upped the price of its most expensive pass -- the one with no blackout dates -- to $1,049. That's up from $779 for what used to be the most expensive pass to the parks in Anaheim, California.<p>Across the …

Walt Disney Company

Bill would get retired teachers back in the classroom

Arlene Millman retired from education in 2012, but she wasn’t quite ready to give up working with kids. That’s why she’s hoping Michigan lawmakers …