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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he had failed Flint residents but pledged to take new steps to fix the city's drinking water crisis, starting with committing millions in state funding and deploying more National Guard members. The second-term Republican, who...
DEFOREST, Wis. (AP) — Adults caught up in the coloring book craze now have new and more social ways to participate: through libraries and meetup groups. Libraries across the country are holding adult coloring programs more and more in response to the spike in interest, according...
DENVER (AP) — Snowpack in the mountains that feeds the Colorado River is slightly above the long-term average this winter — welcome news in the drought-stricken Southwest. But water and weather experts said Tuesday it's too early to predict how deep the snow will get or how much...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Jasiel Correia is 24 years old, the maker of a smartphone app and a former Nordstrom shoe salesman — and this hard-luck former manufacturing hub's third mayor in 13 months. Two weeks into his term, Correia is tackling the economic malaise that has...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx has played super villains and antiheroes on screen. The role of super hero he apparently saved for real life. Foxx and the victim's father, who met and talked Tuesday, said that Foxx and one other person pulled a man...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Winslow, Arizona, was all but forgotten when Interstate 40 displaced Route 66 and began whisking travelers around its downtown in the late 1970s. But it still had one thing going for it: Everybody wanted to stand on a corner in the small city after...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was arrested in a domestic violence case in which his girlfriend was afraid he would shoot himself with an AR-15 assault rifle, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Track Palin, 26, is charged with...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police department is grieving for a fellow officer slain while working overtime to pay for his cancer treatments amid questions about why his shooter was on the streets in the first place, despite a long rap sheet. Officer Douglas Scott Barney, of...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The latest on the Gov. Rick Snyder's annual State of the State speech, which was devoted mostly to Flint's drinking water crisis (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. President Barack Obama is pledging the federal government's support as local officials deal...