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Obama Visits Flint, Tells the Truth

President Obama visited Flint today and told residents, "It's not too much to expect for all Americans that their water is safe." Obama made the comments during a speech in the city on Wednesday, a few hours after he drank filtered Flint water after a briefing by federal officials on the city's lead-contaminated water. Show More Summary

Love in New York City

New York City... the place I've called home all my life. Doesn't matter how many times I've gone overseas to visit relatives or gone on vacation, NYC has always been my final destination. As I get older though, I hear it and see it more clearly. For one of the loudest and busiest cities of the world, it sure is lonely. Show More Summary

Obama sips water in Flint, tells residents it is safe

President Barack Obama sipped filtered water in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday and assured parents that children over 6 years old could do the same during a visit to a city still reeling from a scandal over lead-poisoned drinking water. Show More Summary

What Can Obama Accomplish in Flint?

It is hard to imagine his visit will produce a vast material change in the beleaguered Michigan city.

Obama Visits Flint to Address the City's Water Crisis (Video)

President Obama traveled to Flint Wednesday to try to bring relief efforts to a federal level for the Detroit suburb still in a state of emergency. President Obama met with Gov. Rick Snyder and residents of Flint, Michigan, in a roundtable discussion Wednesday. Show More Summary

President Obama visits Flint, drinks filtered water to bolster public confidence

The president drank filtered Flint water for the press after I asked him if it was local water. — David Nakamura (@DavidNakamura) May 4, 2016 FLINT, Mich. — President Obama visited this city Wednesday to bolster public confidence over its contaminated drinking water and took a sip of filtered water in front of reporters to drive […]

Obama Visits Flint; Meets With Governor Snyder to Discuss Federal Aid for the City (Video)

President Obama traveled to Flint today in an effort to bring relief efforts to a federal level for the Detroit suburb still in a state of emergency. President Obama met with Governor Rick Snyder and residents of Flint, Michigan, in a roundtable discussion today. Show More Summary

On Multilingual Libraries.

David Crystal says he wanted to call his post “On multilingual libraries,” but he only knew of one, “the one I visited last Thursday in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There ought to be one in every city where there are multilingual communities — which means all of them.” It astonished me that as far as he knew there […]

Obama visiting Flint for first time since water crisis began

Despite complaints from residents about the smell and taste and health problems, city leaders insisted the water was safe. The source of the city's water was subsequently switched back to Detroit, but the lead problem still is not fully solved, and people are drinking filtered or bottled water. An independent commission appointed by Republican Gov. Show More Summary

Obama to Visit Flint to Talk About Water Crisis

President Obama, who faced criticism when he did not go to Flint during a Michigan trip this year, will go to the city to hear firsthand from residents about the public health crisis caused by contaminated water.

Obama visits Flint as questions linger on EPA role in water crisis

13 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama on Wednesday will visit Flint, Michigan, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, as questions linger over whether his environmental regulators could have acted more urgently to address the crisis. Obama will get updates from federal officials on...

For Some in Flint, Obama’s Visit Is Overdue

14 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Even as they welcome President Obama for his first visit to Flint since the city’s water crisis began, residents lament the federal response.

Obama to meet with Flint, Michigan residents on water crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with 1,000 residents of Flint, Michigan, at a roundtable discussion about the city's water crisis during his visit to the Detroit suburb on Wednesday, the White House said.

McLaren begins European design tour in Paris

McLaren is stretching its legs across Europe by visiting seven design-conscious cities to give some of its most-valued customers a little insight into its operations. Not surprisingly, the first stop is Paris, where starting today some of the automaker's designers will visit with a handful of customers at the company's showroom at 9, Boulevard...

Premiere: Sarah Louise - VDSQ Acoustic Series Volume 12

Sometimes, not even visiting all the botanical gardens this city beholds — or even just gardening yourself — doesn’t completely satiate one’s desire to relax. That crisp, photosynthesis in the air. Pollen sneezes. Green thumbs. Dirty feet. Show More Summary

Obama won’t apologize for Hiroshima during trip to Japan

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

President Obama may visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan late this month for a summit of key industrialized nations, but he will not apologize for the World War II decision to destroy that city with an atomic bomb, the White House said Monday. The question arose because John Kerry recently became the first U.S. secretary of state to visitHiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park.

Champions League 2016: Semi-Final Schedule, Live Stream, TV Info, Predictions

The semi-finals of the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League return on Tuesday and Wednesday, as Bayern Munich will play host to Atletico Madrid before Manchester City pay a visit to Real Madrid. All four teams will like their chances of advancing to the final, as just a single goal was scored during the first leg. Show More Summary

Kylie Jenner Gets Tattoo #4: What Is It??

Kylie Jenner added a new tattoo to her ever-growing collection of body art, and at the rate she's going, she'll be Tommy Lee in no time. Kylie visited JoyBoy Tattoo in New York City and received her fourth tat. As with every event in...Show More Summary

Japan doesn't want the U.S. to apologize for bombing Hiroshima. Here's why

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

For years, the question has lingered: Should the U.S. apologize for dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima? The opportunity could present itself if President Obama visits the city while attending the G7 Summit in Japan next month. No sitting U.S. president has visited the city since it was largely...

USS Scranton Commanders to Visit Namesake City

The USS Scranton is known in Navy circles as the Iron Horse.

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