Inslee orders rewrite of clean-water rules
By PHUONG LE
Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday directed state officials take another stab at updating clean-water rules, as the state races to finalize a plan before the federal government intervenes.
Any fix for VW diesels could take year or more
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and MATTHEW DALY
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.
Ex-railroad town braces for Tesla
The promise of thousands of good-paying jobs at the battery factory Tesla Motors is building in northern Nevada is sparking excitement unseen since the Southern Pacific railroad rolled into the sleepy town of Sparks more than a century ago.