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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon, speaks with his wife, Wendy Lyon, before the second day of his preliminary examination on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Genesee County District Court in Flint, Mich. Lyon faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office for his response to the Flint Water Crisis. His court proceedings have progressed farther than those of other public officials facing criminal charges in connection to the crisis. Lyon's exam was conducted in front of Judge David J. Goggins. (Terray Sylvester /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Ex-official: Legionnaires' seemed tied to Flint water switchMichigan's former director of disease control testified Friday that she believed a spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area was related to a switch in the city's water supply
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into the courtroom at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., for his murder trial in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. Hernandez's lawyer said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017,  the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)
Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?Aaron Hernandez brain disease diagnosis raises questions about his life troubles & suicide
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, a catfish appears on the shoreline in the algae-filled waters at the end of 113th Street in the Point Place section of North Toledo, Ohio. Health officials in Ohio are telling children, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak.  (Andy Morrison/The Blade via AP)
Algae on river flowing into Lake Erie prompts warningHealth officials in Ohio are telling some people not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse preventionNew Hampshire's political and law enforcement leaders come together to promote early education to prevent substance misuse
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., center, listens as Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refuteAP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Greece makes measles vaccination appeal amid European spikeHealth authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outbreak in Europe
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this June 9, 2017 file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is shown during an interview in Sacramento, Calif. Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed waters' benefits in a cellphone game where users refuel Olympic runner Usain Bolt. The dispute between the sports-drink company and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was settled in less than day after Becerra filed a complaint in Los Angeles County. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaintCalifornia's attorney general has reached a $300,000 settlement with Gatorade over allegations the company made "anti-water" statements in a cellphone video game
The Associated Press1 day ago
Genesee District Judge David J. Goggins directs a line of questions himself after attorneys finished questioning the first witness Tim Becker during the preliminary exam for Nick Lyon, in Genesee District Court, Thursday Sept. 21, 2017, in downtown Flint, Mich. Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public in a timely manner about a Legionnaires' outbreak in the Flint area in 2014-15. Lyon, head of the Department of Health and Human Services, is blamed in the death of a Flint-area man who had Legionnaires' disease and faces a key hearing to determine whether he will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter.  ( Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water caseA former Michigan health official says he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint's water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease
The Associated Press1 day ago
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, talks with five-year-old Brynley Milks, of Charles City, Iowa, before speaking at a town hall meeting, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Charles City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Iowa Sen. Ernst hopes, but isn't sure, health bill has voteRepublican Sen. Joni Ernst says she isn't sure her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law has the votes to pass in the Senate
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changesA group that represents state officials who administer Medicaid programs is telling Senate Republicans to slow down and rethink their latest health care bill
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., center, listens as Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the fog over pre-existing maladiesAP FACT CHECK: Who's right about GOP health care bill, Trump and Cassidy, or Kimmel the TV guy?
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Republicans see political necessity in health care effortRepublicans are feeling the heat to succeed in 'Obamacare' replacement effort
The Associated Press2 days ago
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