David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:10pm
Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.
Tami Abdollah, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:00pm
The federal government is relying on archaic computers systems to protect reams of critical data from cyberattacks, President Barack Obama warned Tuesday as he announced a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:00pm
A Houston-area couple is accused of forcing a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay during a two-year period in which she was physically and verbally abused, made to work nearly 20 hours a day and told to sleep on the floor, federal authorities say.
Meg Kinnard, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:10pm
South Carolina has again sued the federal government over an unfinished project to convert nuclear weapons components into reactor fuel, saying in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the administration has acted unconstitutionally in failing to complete the mixed-oxide facility by a Jan. 1 deadline.
The former president of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to defraud customers.
The Democratic-controlled Iowa Senate has passed legislation that would establish future state aid for K-12 schools, though the funding remains unclear as lawmakers debate more immediate education costs.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 11:50am
The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, as the Islamic State threat in that region continues to grow.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 11:41am
The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday.