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The president told an energetic audience he "will not rest" until the city's water is safe to drink. A federal state of emergency has been declared as a result of lead leaching into Flint's water.
May 4, 2016
Takata, the Japanese auto parts supplier, now must fix up to 40 million more faulty air bag inflators. The U.S. Department of Transportation says this is the biggest safety recall in history.
May 4, 2016
The legislation would raise the age limit for buying tobacco products to 21. If approved, the bills would also let counties enact local cigarette taxes.
May 4, 2016
The U.S. has said it is working with Russia to restore cessation of hostilities to the city. This comes after days of intense fighting in the area.
May 4, 2016
Documents released Tuesday say Sonja Farak was under the influence of methamphetamines, ketamine, cocaine, LSD and other drugs nearly every day between 2005 and 2013.
May 4, 2016
The DOJ warned that the law preventing transgender people from using public bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity and also limiting protection for LGBT people can't be enforced.
May 4, 2016
Who knows how much it takes to educate a child, and how do you find out? The state of Michigan is trying to answer those questions right now.
May 4, 2016
Citing potential listeria contamination, CRF Frozen Foods has voluntarily recalled fruit and vegetable products under 42 brands that are sold nationwide and in Canada.
May 4, 2016
The Vermont senator tells NPR he will stay in until June, despite the likelihood of Hillary Clinton being the Democratic nominee.
May 4, 2016
Panama has improved transparency in its banking and legal sectors, and its economy is a bright spot in Latin America. But the Panama Papers have hurt the country's reputation.
May 4, 2016
The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
May 4, 2016
Trump's megawatt personality immediately became a magnet for viewers on TV, as did his browbeating battles with rivals and news moderators. Even without debates, Trump was everywhere seen on screen.
May 4, 2016
A lawyer for Dr. Howard Kornfeld said the doctor immediately dispatched his son to Prince's Minneapolis estate. The son was said to be among those who found Prince dead and called 911.
May 4, 2016
"[I'm] sad, hurt. Hurt by Americans," Linda Bond said. "I believe that they had an opportunity of a lifetime and instead gave into anger and emotion instead of thought."
May 4, 2016
You're not alone if you feel a sting in your eyes and have blurry vision and neck pain after sitting in front of your computer for hours. But is there a name for your ailment?
May 4, 2016
Scientists have been able to keep human embryos alive twice as long as before. The technique is reopening a debate over a rule limiting research on human embryos to 14 days.
May 4, 2016
A government minister said the proceeds will be used "to buy food and secure water facilities for distressed animals." Zimbabwe is famous for parks full of animals such as elephants and lions.
May 4, 2016
Doctors and midwives may have fled. Getting to a clinic could be risky. Women have even been shot while giving birth.
May 4, 2016
Leprino's is the largest mozzarella manufacturer in the world. Now that the company is expanding, Colorado dairy farmers are beefing up their operations. The changes don't come without costs.
May 4, 2016
The Ohio governor is suspending his presidential campaign, leaving Donald Trump as the last man standing. Kasich won one state, his home state of Ohio and trails far behind in the delegate count.
May 4, 2016

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