Washington has one of the highest levels of homeless students in the nation. And in a three-year span, when the number of homeless students in Washington grew by 30 percent, the amount of federal funding provided to help those students only increased by 8 percent.
Severe weather hits Minneapolis, protests occur in Baton Rouge after a police shooting, General Mills expands flour recall lots, the Arlington Memorial Bridge receives federal grant money, LA water fountains help combat heat waves, FEMA announces aid for West Virginia, and power grids are at an increasing risk.
The Alberta government launches a Fort McMurray wildfire app, researchers predict an increase in Alaskan wildfires, the 42nd annual National EMS Week kicks off, and the FDA says it reported safety concerns at the facility at the heart of the listeria outbreak months ago.
The WHO declares a global public health emergency due to the outbreak of Zika virus, pro-militia protests reemerge near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, and the Justice Department announces a formal investigation into police practices in San Francisco.