Stories about USA

Feb 26 2016

Professor estimates Flint has 8000-plus lead service pipes

Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, who will lead the panel, says it is not an investigatory unit, and will likely not need subpoena power. Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, ...

Feb 26 2016

East Coast, Midwest battered by strong storm systems

Gov. Terry McAuliffe made Appomattox his first of three stops to assess the damage. Seven other people were hurt in Waverly. Residents reported damage to homes from t...

Feb 26 2016

'Pot Tourists' Linked to Surge in Colorado ER Visits

Marijuana is sending visitors to Colorado to hospital emergency rooms at an increasing rate, according to a new study . As for residents, there were 112 visits relating...

Feb 26 2016

Louisiana hit with credit rating downgrade, blow to state

The committee's Democrats voted as a bloc against the cuts, joined by two Republicans and the panel's lone independent. The committee didn't put its stamp of approval o...

Feb 26 2016

Cruz blocks vote on bill to resolve Flint water crisis

Cruz was among a group of senators that earlier Thursday had put a hold on the bill while he and his staff reviewed it, along with the Senate's energy reform bill. Disc...