• Republican Sen. Pam Roach testifies before the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee in Olympia, Wash., on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Roach has proposed a bill that would legalize season-long fantasy sports leagues, which are currently illegal under the state's gambling laws. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

    Senate committee discusses fantasy sports

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The variety of laws related to fantasy sports games in Washington state and across the country were discussed before a Senate committee in Washington state Friday, where lawmakers also discussed a bill that proposes legalizing casual, season-long fantasy leagues.

  • Matthias Mueller,  Volkswagen AG CEO, speaks during a news conference in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday Nov. 20, 2015. Volkswagen CEO Michael Mueller says the company's board has decided to reduce capital expenditures by 1 billion euros (US $1.07 billion) in 2016 as it deals with the fallout of its emissions-rigging scandal. Mueller said Friday after a meeting of the board at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, German, that the cuts would bring capital expenditure down to 12 billion euros next year. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)

    Volkswagen cutting investments, to present US engine fixes

    WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen will cut its spending by 1 billion euros ($1.07 billion) next year and “strictly prioritize” investments as it shores up its finances to deal with its emissions-rigging scandal, CEO Matthias Mueller said Friday after a board meeting.

  • In this Sept. 22, 2015, file photo, the logo of Volkswagen at a car is photographed during the Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany.  VW has until Friday, Nov. 20, 2015  to submit a draft plan to fix four-cylinder diesels to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board, the two agencies that forced the German automaker to admit to the cheating. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

    VW has only a few costly options to fix polluting diesels

    DETROIT (AP) — When Volkswagen submits a plan to fix emissions-cheating diesel engines on Friday, it will have only two options for most of the cars.

  • Legal experts urge caution as tribes enter pot business

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Tribes across the U.S. are finding marijuana is risky business nearly a year after a Justice Department policy indicated they could grow and sell pot under the same federal guidelines outlined for states.