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New Study Shows Chemicals Known to Alter Male Hormones Are Prevalent in Boxed Mac and Cheese Products

  Potentially harmful chemicals that were banned from children’s teething rings and rubber duck toys a decade ago may still be present in high concentrations in your child’s favorite meal: macaroni and cheese mixes made with powdered cheese. (more…)

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Suspect Says She Was Paid $90 to Attack Kim Jong Nam

The Indonesian woman who is one of the suspects in the killing of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s half brother said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank, an Indonesian official said Saturday. (more…)

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Study Finds Toxic Chemicals Are in Drinking Water of 6 Million Americans

Drinking water supplies for more than six million Americans contain unsafe levels of industrial chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other serious health problems, a U.S. study suggests. (more…)

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Lead Levels in U.S. Water Systems Repeatedly Exceed Federal Standard

This railroad town promotes its ties to Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and the poet Carl Sandburg. But Galesburg's long history also shows in a hidden way: Aging pipes have been leaking lead into the drinking water for decades. (more…)

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State of Emergency Declared After Mine Spill in Colorado Pollutes Animas River

Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday that the Gold King Mine discharged an estimated 3 million gallons of contaminated water, three times the amount previously believed. (more…)

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Explosion and Fire at Exxon Mobil Refinery in California Injures Four

An explosion and fire ripped through a gasoline processing unit at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, California, near Los Angeles on Wednesday, slightly injuring four workers and shattering windows of surrounding buildings, authorities said. (more…)

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