Roundup: Mississippi River rising / Laine Hardy’s American Idol winnings / Plastic’s trash crisis

    Flood record: Never has the mighty Mississippi River been so high for so long in modern history, having reached a record for the number of consecutive days above flood stage at points throughout most …

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