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Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

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FLINT, Mich. - Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha had hard evidence that thousands of people in Flint had been exposed to toxic lead in their drinking water. The pediatrician and public health expert figured city and state officials would share her shock and join her in alerting residents.
They did not.
Hanna-Attisha - who recounts the water crisis in a book that goes on sale Tuesday- had science on her side but not the scientific protocols of waiting for peer-review and publication. She opted not to wait.
“Kids did not have a day to spend,” Hanna-Attisha told The Associated Press in an interview...
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Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and had eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 94-68 win over... Read more ...

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

He planned to use explosives that included an anti-tank rocket, a U.S. attorney said. Read more ...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits tree stump instead

A would-be vandal was stumped after they tried to run over a 9-foot snowman in Kentucky, only to find it had been built over a large tree stump. Read more ...

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Stop & Shop says it plans to launch 'driverless grocery vehicles' in the Greater Boston area beginning this spring. Read more ...

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

Because Disney nostalgia never ends. Read more ...

Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who created the first index mutual fund, died Wednesday, the firm said. He said investors should own a mix of bonds and stocks but shouldn't pay... Read more ...

Mick Mulvaney reportedly plans to undo John Kelly's work as White House...

Mick Mulvaney reportedly plans to undo John Kelly's work as White House chief of staff

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has been undoing some of the constraints his predecessor, John Kelly, had placed on people's access to President Donald Trump... Read more ...

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

One in three families struggles to provide enough diapers for their children. Nonprofit ShareBaby wants to change that. Read more ...

‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs...

‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs, unemployment benefits

The partial government shutdown, which looms with no end in sight, is disrupting lives, from missed paychecks to uncertainty with work. Read more ...