Routine exams found 32 kids in and near Salina, Kan., with high lead levels, sparking a state probe. Residents wonder whether to blame the drinking water, a battery factory, old houses or something else. And while the frustration eats at them, a pediatrician says the “Flint influence” may be heightening concerns.
Tobacco 21 ordinances raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21. Fifteen Kansas City metro area cities have passed the ordinances ahead of schedule, largely because of partnerships between public health advocates and the business community.
Donald Trump singled out France as one country he would subject to the "extreme vetting" he is proposing for those seeking to enter the United States, a move he says is necessary to deter attacks by people coming from countries "compromised by terrorism."
A top official with Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records in order to help the campaign of Republican Donald Trump – and some cyber security experts in the U.S. and overseas agree.
Newly leaked emails show just how hard Democratic party staffers worked to reward donors with tickets to White House events and seats next to President Barack Obama based on a contributor’s financial generosity, many times after they blatantly asked for perks.
The Texas senator was heckled by the audience for not endorsing Trump. The GOP nominee said that he considered not letting Cruz speak at the convention after reviewing his speech, but decided against it.
Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and a fresh political mess of the party's own making.
The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia on Monday with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican convention and much higher temperatures, as the region copes with an oppressive heat wave.