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Federal Judge Rules Flint Residents Can Sue Over Water Crisis

Flint, MI (WNEM) - A judge has ruled that flint residents can sue the federal government over its response to the city's drinking water crisis. Residents began complaining about water quality issues shortly after the city switched its water…

Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit To Go Back On Display

(CNN) - The Smithsonian is dusting off a rarely seen piece of NASA history for public display. The spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the Apollo 11 mission will be shown off this summer at the Smithsonian's National Air and…

Puppy With Heart Condition Dies After Surgery

Denver, CO (KMGH) - A puppy with a heart condition died in Colorado after another unsuccessful attempt to save his life through surgery. The German Shepherd puppy's name was Logan. The organization that flew Logan to Colorado from Washington…

Chris Watts' Home Auction Postponed

(CNN) - The Colorado home where Chris Watts murdered his pregnant wife and two young daughters has been delayed at auction. It was scheduled for this week but has been postponed until July. The five-bedroom, 4,100 square foot home…

Facebook Collected 1M+ Email Contacts Without Knowledge

(CNN) - The social network has admitted it collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without their consent. It's the latest privacy issue to hit the giant tech firm. Facebook said Wednesday, users' email contact lists had been unintentionally uploaded…

Person With Measles Visited Google HQ

(CNN) - Health officials in California say a person with measles visited Google headquarters in Silicon Valley. The adult is a resident of San Mateo County. San Mateo County Health reported two additional cases of measles there on Wednesday.…

FDA Bans Sales Of Transvaginal Mesh

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered the sales of transvaginal mesh to be halted, due to safety concerns. The FDA said it's "determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated a reasonable…

National Parks - Free Admission On Saturday

(CNN) - If you're looking for something to do this coming Saturday, how about visit a U.S. national park? The National Park Service says it will kick off national park week by waiving all entrance fees on Saturday. That…

CDC: Measles At 2nd-Highest Level In U.S. In 25 Years

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year is at the second-highest level in 25 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 90 new cases of measles in the…

Cut Melon Recalled Over Possible Salmonella

(CNN) - Nearly 100 people from nine states have gotten sick in a salmonella outbreak. Now, pre-cut melon sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, Target, Walmart, Trader Joe's and other stores has been voluntarily recalled, due to the possibility of…

Judge May Block Carnival Ships From U.S. Ports

(CNN) - A federal judge has threatened to block Carnival Cruise ships from U.S. ports. It's a punishment being considered for the company possibly violating the terms of its probation. Carnival has been on probation as part of a…

Military Border Deployment Estimated To Top $500M

(CNN) - Staffing the southern border with troops could cost upwards of $500 million this fiscal year. That's according to the Department of Defense. The DOD gave the estimate in response to a series of questions from lawmakers. The…

3 Women Sue Uber For Negligence

(CNN) - A new lawsuit accuses Uber of negligence in attacks against passengers. The suit was brought on by three unnamed women in California on Friday. It says nine people were sexually assaulted by 'fake Uber drivers' between September…

Gas Prices Soar 11% In The Last Month

Los Angeles, CA (KABC) - Gas prices are taking a bigger bite out of motorists nationwide. AAA says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is now $2.75. That's up 11% in the last month. Prices…

IRS Tax Refunds Down $6 Billion From 2018

(CNN) - We are less than a week away from April 15th's tax deadline and now we're learning more about this year's tax filing and refunds. The Internal Revenue Service says it's disbursed more than $206 billion in refunds…

Study: Particle Pollution In Air Kills Thousands

(CNN) - A new study is out, linking particulate matter air pollution to hundreds of thousands of deaths a year. The EPA defines particulate matter as the mix of solid and liquid droplets floating in the air in the…

Study:Delta Is Top Airline For Quality, Performance

(CNN) - A new report puts Delta as the best airline in the country. The Airline Quality Rating, released Monday, looked at 2018 data from mishandled baggage, complaints, on-time performance and overbooking. Delta was number two in last year's…

FL: Pilot Whale Dies At SeaWorld Orlando

(CNN) - A pilot whale died at SeaWorld Orlando on Saturday. "Fredi" has lived there for eight years. She was part of a mass stranding of 23 pilot whales near Cudjoe Key, Florida in 2011. After rehabilitation, National Oceanic…

Cigna: Insulin Won't Top $25 A Month Under New Plan

(CNN) - A health insurer says a new program will help families who have to pay for a lifesaving drug. Cigna announced Wednesday it's launching the patient assurance program. According to the company, the plan will cap out-of-pocket expenses…

750K+ Could Lose Food Stamps Under Trump Proposal

(CNN) - Thousands of families could have a tough time filling their food pantries under a White House proposal. The Trump administration wants to limit the ability of states to waive current employment requirements for the supplemental nutrition assistance…

FDA Investigating Link Of Seizures To E-Cigarettes

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration says it's investigating reports of people suffering seizures after using e-cigarettes. The FDA issued a public notice Wednesday, saying it's identified 35 such cases of seizures after vaping between 2010 and early…

Report: TSA Employees Are Really Unhappy

(CNN) - A new report finds Transportation Security Administration employees are really unhappy with their jobs. They say the pay is low, the management is poor, and there is no clear path to advancement. The report was compiled by…

Mail Bomber Cesar Sayoc Writes Letter To Judge

(CNN) - The Florida man who sent mail bombs to Democrats and CNN offices says he never meant to hurt anyone. 57-year-old Cesar Sayoc wrote a letter to the judge overseeing his case. He said the devices he sent…

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