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Michigan Governor Refuses to Change Testimony on...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's governor insisted Thursday that his congressional testimony regarding the Flint water crisis "was truthful and I stand by it,"...

Flint Water Crisis: 6th Michigan Official Charged...

A special prosecutor on Monday, Oct. 9, filed additional charges against Michigan's chief medical officer, accusing her of involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office...

Bruno Mars Donates $1M from Detroit Concert...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint...

While They Applaud Her Intentions, Some Are...

Beyoncé's pledge to help the country of Burundi get clean water is raising concern for some due to unanswered questions over how the superstar...

Steve Harvey Catches Heat for ‘Joke’ About...

Cleveland megafan Steve Harvey took the low road — and a cheap shot — when a caller from Flint, Mich., said the team didn't "deserve...

Michigan’s Top Health Official, Four Others Charged...

Five Michigan state officials will finally be held responsible for their roles in the widespread water contamination crisis that crippled the city of Flint. Michigan's...

Flint Official Resigns After Using N-Word to...

A Flint, Mich., official resigned his position after a recording of him blaming the recent water crisis on Black people, whom he described using...

Black-Owned Construction Company Awarded Contract to Replace...

A Black-owned construction company in the heart of Flint, Mich., is slated to play a key role in the city's recovery following a crippling...

Flint City Council Agrees to End Policy...

Residents in Flint, Mich., will no longer face the threat of losing their homes due to unpaid water bills, thanks to a recent vote...

Families Who Left Flint Not Eligible to...

Thousands of children in Flint, Mich., are expected to receive extra money this month for healthy foods to fight the effects of lead exposure....

City to Flint Residents: Either Pay These...

The City of Flint, Mich., is still billing residents for unsafe tap water. Now, those who can't afford to pay — or simply refuse...

Three Years Later, Water Specialist Says Broken...

Although it's been three years, the struggle for Flint, Mich., is far from over as the lead-tainted city is still in need of new...

Queen Latifah Helming ‘Flint’ Lifetime Movie After...

The Lifetime movie about the Flint, Mich., water crisis is now being executive produced by Queen Latifah, who will also star in the TV...

Flint Water Crisis: City to Replace 18,000...

As part of a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit brought by residents over lead-tainted water, Michigan and the City of Flint agreed Monday,...

EPA Approves $100M for City of Flint...

The city of Flint just scored another major victory in its fight for clean water. U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), alongside Congressman...

Michigan Cuts Water Subsidy Program Early with...

Flint residents will soon have to pay full price for their water — water that still may be unsafe to drink. Michigan officials have decided...

Flint Resident Sue EPA Over Water Crisis,...

Over 1,700 residents of Flint, Mich., are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its mishandling of the crippling water contamination crisis that exposed nearly...

Report: Flint Lead Levels Below Federal Limit;...

Things are looking up for the city of Flint, Michigan, but residents aren't jumping for joy just yet. Lead levels in the city ravaged by...

Cher to Executive Produce and Star In...

As Flint, Michigan, continues to struggle with severe water contamination three years running, a TV movie based on the catastrophe starring singer-actress Cher is...

Attorney General Charges Four More Officials for...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday brought felony charges against two ex-emergency managers from Flint and two former city officials for their roles...

Public Health Emergency Declared in Louisiana Amid...

More than 1,000 miles from the city of Flint, Michigan, the community of St. Joseph, Louisiana, also finds itself in the midst of a...