• In this Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, Gov. Rick Snyder speaks in Lansing, Mich. When Snyder disclosed a spike in Legionnaires’ cases in Flint, Mich., on Jan. 13, 2016, he said he had learned about it just a couple days earlier.  Internal emails however show high-ranking officials in Snyder’s administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires’ disease potentially linked to Flint’s water long before the governor reported the increase to the public last month. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    APNewsBreak: Officials warned of water, Legionnaires’ link

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires’ disease potentially linked to Flint’s water long before the governor reported the increase to the public last month, internal emails show.

  • CORRECTS TYPO IN FIRST SENTENCE TO BUTTON -German chancellor Angela Merkel  prepares to press the start button next to the head of the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics  Sibylle Guenter , left, and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania governor,  Erwin Sellering, right at the  Wendelstein 7-X' nuclear fusion research center at the Max-Planck-Institut for Plasma Physics in Greifswald, Germany Wednesday Feb. 3, 2016. Scientists flipped the switch  on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.  ( Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP)

    Scientists to inject fuel in experimental fusion device

    GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.

  • BHP Billiton finalizes sale of New Mexico coal mine

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The sale of a mine in northwestern New Mexico that feeds one of the state’s largest coal-fired power plants is now complete.