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WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's top U.S. executive apologized Thursday as the emissions-rigging scandal engulfing the world's largest automaker deepened and members of Congress said the company violated the public's trust.
Pop superstar Janet Jackson and trailblazing Mexican American rockers Los Lobos received their first nominations on Thursday to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. An unspecified number of winners will be announced in December and inducted in April at a ceremony in New York, although the museum is based in Cleveland. Jackson, the sister of late "King of Pop" Michael Jackson, became a superstar in her own right with her 1986 album "Control" that brought the edginess of the then-emerging genre of hip-hop to her R&B roots.