Flint, Michigan, water has fallen below federal lead limit
LANSING, Mich. (AP) ? Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said Tuesday is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.
C Nick Hundley, Giants agree to $2 million, 1-year contract
Factbox: Oscar nominees share personal stories and thanksFollowing are reactions by statement, social media and phone to the nominations, which are chosen by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Lin-Manuel Miranda, nominated for best original song for "How Far I'll Go" in the animated film "Moana" "I spent a good chunk of my childhood memorizing (comedian) Billy Crystal's musical Oscar monologues, so this is insane. Seeing 'The Little Mermaid' changed my life at 9 years old, so to work with its directors Ron Clements and John Musker on 'Moana' has been a dream come true." Emma Stone, nominated for best actress for "La La Land" "What a morning.
Poles to give Tom Hanks iconic communist-era car
Spurred by tweets Tom Hanks posted showing himself admiring an iconic communist-era car, Poles have raised the cash to buy a tiny Fiat 126 p for the Hollywood star, organisers said Tuesday. The Oscar-winner posed next to several of the cars affectionately dubbed "Maluch", or "little guy" in Polish, during a shoot late last year in the Hungarian capital Budapest. "I got a new car! Hanx," reads a caption on one of the tweets that caught the attention of Poles after going viral.
California governor defiant in face of Trump agenda
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Gov. Jerry Brown delivered an aggressive defense on Tuesday of California's liberal policies on immigration, health care and climate change during his State of the State address, vowing to fight the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress if they threaten to roll back state policies.
McIlroy aiming to return from injury at WGC-Mexico in March
Comerica Bank appointed to run Prince's estateMINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? The Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate has ruled that Comerica Bank and Trust will take over running the estate, according to a court order made public Tuesday.
Senate committees approve several of Trump's Cabinet choices
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Senate committees gave the green light Tuesday to several of President Donald Trump's picks for Cabinet posts, putting the top-level nominations on a glide path to confirmation just days into the new administration.
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