Jim Salter, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 12:43pm
More than 1 million private wells that supply drinking water in mostly rural parts of the Midwest could face the risk of contamination from floodwater, posing a health concern that could linger long after the flooding subsides.
The Mississippi River is falling at New Orleans and crews have begun closing a historic flood control structure that diverts the river's water into a brackish lake, the Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 10:34am
President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats demanded the release of Robert Mueller's full report and intensified their focus on health care and other policy disputes.