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Michigan governor devotes speech to Flint water crisis

January 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol before Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Lansing, Mich. With the water crisis gripping Flint threatening to overshadow nearly everything else he has accomplished, the Republican governor again pledged a fix Tuesday night during his annual State of the State...

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Alaska lawmakers begin session focused on $3.5B deficit

January 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

The Alaska Senate meets on the first day of the new legislative session on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature convened Tuesday for the start of a legislative session expected to...

Gov. Snyder: Clinton politicizing Flint’s water crisis

January 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Rosie Wright, center, rallies with the crowd over Flint’s water crisis Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder responded Monday to criticism from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the Democratic debates for his...

With Confederate flag gone, King Day rally shifts focus

January 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Josephine Washington worships during the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday ceremony at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Athens, Ala., Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. (John Godbey/The Decatur Daily via AP) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time in 17...

Family of American missing in Iran still waiting

January 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Christine Levinson, center, wife of Robert Levinson, and her children, Dan and Samantha Levinson, talk to reporters in New York, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. The relatives of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran almost nine years ago, said...

Suspect guilty of manslaughter in 2014 Bourbon St. gunfight

January 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A jury in New Orleans late Friday returned a guilty verdict in the trial of the only suspect arrested in a 2014 gunfight on Bourbon Street that left a bystander dead and nine other people wounded. Trung Le, 22, was found guilty of...

Rules vary for alcohol on Grand Canyon river rafting trips

January 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A huge sense of accomplishment rushes over rafters as they conquer the last big rapid on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Hands fly in the air. Fists pump. Screams echo through the canyon walls. Then someone breaks out...

Marine Corps releases names of missing Marines from crash

January 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — The latest in the crash of two Marine helicopters off Hawaii (all times local): 6 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps has released the names of the 12 Marines missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii. They are: — Maj. Shawn M. Campbell, 41,...

Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

January 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis. The White House also said the Federal Emergency Management Agency will...

Marine helicopters crash off Oahu, search under way

January 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

  HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Rescuers searched choppy waters on Friday where debris was sighted after two Marine Corps helicopters carrying six crew members each crashed off the Hawaiian island of Oahu during a nighttime training mission, military...

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