The Senate approved a $10 billion water projects bill Thursday that includes emergency funding for Flint, Michigan — nearly a year after officials declared a public health emergency because of lead-contaminated water.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Donald Trump was cut off, chastised and then heckled after he attacked rival Hillary Clinton during what was supposed to be a speech on helping where the government had failed the people of Flint, Michigan.
By David Eggert, Associated Press
The court's decision means Michigan voters will still be able to use the popular straight-ticket option, which allows them to support all candidates from one party with a single mark.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
Donald Trump said Saturday he wanted to help rebuild Detroit and told members of a black church that "there are many wrongs that should be made right."…
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako and Gretchen Frazee
Lead levels are dropping in Flint, Michigan, but residents should still flush taps, according to test results Virginia Tech researchers announced Thursday.
In our news wrap Friday, the governor of Florida said that his state most likely has the first “homegrown” Zika outbreak in the Continental United States. Three men and one woman appear to have been infected by local mosquito transmission,…
By Joshua Barajas
A gunman shot and killed two bailiffs and injured a deputy sheriff outside a Michigan courthouse Monday afternoon, authorities said. The suspect, who has not been identified by police, was also killed.
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
Flint children consuming city water were nearly 50 percent more likely to test for a blood lead level considered high after Flint switched water sources in 2014, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, a wildfire burning since Sunday in Canada’s main oil sands city forced nearly 90,000 people to flee their homes, the province’s largest evacuation ever. Also, President Obama made a long-awaited visit to Flint, Michigan, to…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
FLINT, Mich. — Showing support for the beleaguered residents of Flint, Michigan, President Barack Obama drank filtered city water on Wednesday to show that it is again safe following a lead-contamination crisis.
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