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President Barack Obama wants residents of Flint to know that their needs in recovering from long-term exposure to lead in their drinking water won't be ignored by the federal government after the public ...
A specialist in painkiller addiction was rushing to see Prince before the music legend's death but arrived too late, a lawyer for the doctor said Wednesday. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based doctor who treats those with addictions to opioids, had been due to arrive at Prince's Minnesota compound on April 22, a day after the pop star died, his lawyer William Mauzy said. Instead, the doctor's son Andrew Kornfeld -- who planned to encourage Prince to come to California for treatment -- arrived moments before the pop superstar was declared dead and called 911 for emergency services, Mauzy said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue, U.S. officials said Wednesday.