Flint crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aid

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press

What a recession does to your money

NEW YORK (AP) — If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won't know we're in one until well after it's begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down.

  • Written by STAN CHOE, AP Business Writer

Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home


WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word on their children.

  • Written by JACQUES BILLEAD, Associated Press PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press