Michigan governor on Flint water: 'I let you down'

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has failed Flint residents but pledged to take new steps to fix the city's drinking water crisis, starting with committing millions in state funding and deploying more National Guard members.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press

Taliban kill 20 in attack at northwest Pakistani university

CHARSADDA, Pakistan (AP) — Taliban gunmen stormed a university in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people and triggering an hours-long gunbattle with the army and police before the military declared the assault in a town near the city of Peshawar was over.

  • Written by RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press ZARAR KHAN, Associated Press

Oregon standoff leader attends meeting, hears chants of 'go'

The leader of an armed group who took over a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon weeks ago joined hundreds of area residents at a tense community meeting — listening quietly as many loudly chanted at him to "go."

  • Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press

High court could give Obama his final chance on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years, 2 million-plus deportations, two executive actions and 720,000 "Dreamers," the bottom line on President Barack Obama's immigration record still remains an open question for many immigrants and their advocates.

In the end, the Supreme Court may fill in the blank.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Senate bill aims to make school lunches tastier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools would have more flexibility to serve refined grains and salty foods to the nation's school children under legislation a Senate panel is considering.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press