In a March 21, 2016 photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Flint residents who've grown accustomed to using bottled water and avoiding the faucet are now getting new instructions: Use more tap water. The conundrum is that city residents aren't running enough water to rid the system of toxic lead. People aren't showering as much, are afraid to drink tap water even with faucet filters, and don't want to pay high water bills to run water they're not using. But that's slowing efforts to clean out lead deposits and effectively recoat the pipes and plumbing to make them safe again. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Thousands of Flint homes could get new faucets

The state of Michigan says it has money to replace faucets in as many as 4,000 Flint homes.

FILE - In this May 4, 2016, file photo, visitors walk by a Takata Corp. desk at an automaker's showroom in Tokyo.  The Justice Department is planning to announce a criminal penalty against the Japanese air bag maker  as part of its investigation into the company's defective air bag inflators. The department has scheduled a news conference Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 in Detroit to make the announcement. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

Takata agrees to guilty plea, will pay $1B for hiding defect

Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for a years-long scheme…