APNewsBreak: Officials warned of water, Legionnaires' link


LANSING, Mich. (AP) — High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires' disease potentially linked to Flint's water long before the governor reported the increase to the public last month, internal emails show.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press ED WHITE, Associated Press

Syrian refugees struggle to buy food as aid dwindles

KAWERGOSK CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Perwin Shamsaddeen Ali, a Syrian refugee living in a tent camp in northern Iraq, has been reduced to cooking one meal a day for her family of four.

  • Written by BALINT SZLANKO, Associated Press BRIAN ROHAN, Associated Press

Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure

Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix the life-threatening hormonal disorder.

  • Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer

Clinton defends progressive record against Sanders critique

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders opened up a new line of attack in the Democratic presidential primary on Wednesday, putting Hillary Clinton on the defensive over her liberal credentials just days after she eked a slim victory in the Iowa caucuses.

  • Written by LISA LERER, Associated Press CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press

Judge refuses to throw out sexual-assault case against Cosby

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge refused to throw out the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press