EPA puts Michigan Superfund site on immediate action list

A southwestern Michigan Superfund site in Allegan and Kalamazoo counties is being put on a list for immediate action
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Migrants camped at border worry caravans will shut them out

The caravans and the U.S. government's response to them have further imperiled thousands of adults and children who reach the U.S.-Mexico border every month, ma
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Troop deployment creates tense atmosphere on US border

As the first active-duty military troops arrive at the U.S. border with Mexico, Texas' Rio Grande Valley is on edge
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Son says he killed parents, bodies found in Illinois river

The bodies of a college professor and her husband have been recovered from a river in central Illinois and authorities say their 21-year-old son has confessed t
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US sending 5,200 troops to border, double Syria deployment

The Pentagon says it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border a week before midterm elections
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2nd group of migrants enters Mexico as main caravan resumes

Hundreds of Central Americans following in the footsteps of the thousands-strong migrant caravan making its way toward the U.S. border have crossed a river from
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Police halt 2nd migrant group trying to enter Mexico

Several hundred migrants have crossed the Suchiate river between Mexico and Guatemala _ but they've been were met by Mexican police on the other side
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Crews rescue injured man who jumped from Ohio River bridge

A man who was injured after apparently jumping from an Ohio River bridge was rescued during an hours-long operation along a slippery, debris-filled riverbank
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Crews rescue injured man at S. Indiana's Falls of the Ohio

A man found injured beneath a southern Indiana bridge was rescued during an hours-long operation along a slippery, debris-filled riverbank
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People help woman struggling in the Ichetucknee River

This is it, Nancy Jo Backman thought as she struggled in the current of the Ichetucknee River. This is how I am going to die.
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1907 cabin, threatened by erosion, returns home

The Tanana River now passes harmlessly by the 1907 telegraph cabin that was previously threatened by erosion here in Big Delta State Historical Park
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Energy company wants to wall off Vermilion River's coal ash

A power company wants to wall off Illinois' only national scenic river with rocks instead of removing toxic waste seeping into the water
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Logjam on Louisiana-Mississippi border river to be cleared

The government will soon begin clearing a logjam that keeps a threatened fish from swimming upstream and has also gathered debris including refrigerators, telev
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SC county evaluating archaeological site under construction

A South Carolina county has called in a private archaeology firm to determine the extent of potential damage to a known Native American archaeological site unde
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Abandoned golf bags near Rio Grande yield $40K of marijuana

Border Patrol officers in South Texas have put a wedge between smugglers and about $40,000 worth of marijuana stuffed in golf bags found abandoned along the Rio
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Police identify 2 men found in Flint River; 2 more arrested

Police have released the names of two men whose bodies were found under a door floating in the Flint River in eastern Michigan and say two more suspects have be
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The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

Authorities in Moscow have charged members of the punk protest group Pussy Riot with "violating spectators' rights" and unlawfully wearing police symbols when t
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The Latest: Embankment near stadium in Volgograd gives way

Some of Russia's World Cup legacy is already falling down
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Swimmer beware: Pennsylvania drownings highlight river risks

Several recent drownings across Pennsylvania are highlighting the hot-weather danger posed by its tens of thousands of miles of rivers and creeks, where decepti
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Many out of power, water in flood-hit Japan; over 150 dead

Japan rescuers search for dozens missing in flooding and landslides as death toll climbs above 130
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The Latest: 155 confirmed dead as Japan searches for missing

Japan's top government spokesman says at least 155 people have been confirmed dead from the recent heavy rains, floods and mudslides that had struck western Jap
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Rescuers comb through mud for Japan flood victims; 134 dead

Japan rescuers search for dozens missing in flooding and landslides as death toll climbs above 130
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The Latest: 134 confirmed dead as Japan searches for missing

Japan's government says at least 134 people have been confirmed dead from the heavy rains, floods and mudslides that have struck western Japan
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Rescuers look through mud for Japan flood victims; 122 dead

Rescuers are combing through mud-covered hillsides and near riverbanks to look for dozens missing after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides in southwester
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