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Obama to See Flint Water Crisis First Hand

President Barak Obama will visit Flint, Michigan next week, putting the spotlight on the northern industrial city that has been embroiled in a lead-contaminated water crisis. The White House says Obama will fly to Flint on May 4, in response to a letter he received from eight-year-old Amariyanna Copeny. She is one of an estimated 100,000 Flint residents who have been denied reliable access to safe drinking and bathing water since the crisis began. Copeny asked to meet with him during...

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