Trial begins for Alabama House speaker

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Shrewd, intelligent and disciplined, House Speaker Mike Hubbard was the general of the GOP offensive in 2010 to win Rep…

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2014 file photo, the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI R-Line is on display during the media preview of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago. The U.S. government says Volkswagen cheated a second time on emissions tests, programming about 10,000 cars with larger diesel engines, including the 2014 Touareg, 2015 Porsche Cayenne and the 2016 Audi A6 Quattro, A7 Quattro, A8 and Q5, to emit fewer pollutants during testing than in real-world driving conditions. (AP photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Secrets to saving on auto insurance

As you plan for summer vacations, you may be looking to trim your spending in other places. A car is one of the most expensive purchases man…

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Special Report: Beating Bed Bugs

A mother of four says mice turned up in her oven, her dishwasher, and even jumped out of the family’s Christmas tree. She began collecting d…