Volkswagen board members Wolfgang Porsche (from left), Berthold Huber and Stephan Weil attend a news conference to announce Martin Winterkorn's decision to resign as Volkswagen CEO on Sept. 23, in Wolfsburg, Germany.
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, center, participates in a panel discussion in March. His agency is considering banning financial companies from routinely requiring consumers to sign away the right to sue.
A view of Canton (Guangzhou), on the Pearl River in China, circa 1840. Canton was already a great trading port when the American ship Empress of China arrived in 1784 to fill up its hold with tea.
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Security and police officers help Pierre Plissonnier, an executive in Air France's long-haul flight unit, to climb over a fence after several hundred employees stormed into the offices of Air France on Monday.
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