Vehicles make their way through downtown Flint, Mich., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.  Residents in the former auto-making hub — a poor, largely minority city — feel their complaints about lead-tainted water flowing through their taps have been slighted by the government or ignored altogether. For many, it echoes the lackluster federal response to New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

House backs bill to require EPA notification in lead cases

The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to notify the public about danger fro…

FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Global markets shuddered again Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, with bank stocks in particular getting hammered, oil falling further and investors turning to perceived safe havens like gold. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US markets dive amid global selloff

U.S. stocks moved sharply lower early Thursday following steep market declines all around the world as concerns about global economic weakne…