• Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller attends the company's annual press conference in Wolfsburg, Germany, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Mueller sketched out a wide-ranging transformation of the company that will see it focus more on electric vehicles and services like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Volkswagen vows to fix diesels, launch new electric vehicles

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen’s CEO says he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker’s emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests.

  • In this April 18, 2016 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder fills jugs with filtered tap water at Cheryl Hill's house, in Flint, Mich. Snyder says he will drink Flint's water for roughly a month to show residents it is safe. In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a model for water safety that can help assess whether the current national rules governing lead are too lax.  (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP File) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Michigan governor seeks tougher lead limit for state, nation

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Gov. Rick Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a national model for lead monitoring that could help assess whether current rules are too lax.