| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:13 AM
WASHINGTON – Careful to not let a rare legislative accomplishment go unnoticed, President Obama will jet to an agricultural research hub in Michigan on Friday to sign into law the long-delayed farm bill and deliver a speech on the importance of...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:16 AM
"Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This year's college grads have something to celebrate besides their diploma: Employers plan to hire 13 percent more new grads this year than last, says the National Association of Colleges and Employers. That marks the fourth straight year of growth,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A Michigan State University professor has lost his teaching duties after telling his students in a video lecture that Republicans "raped this country," among other derogatory remarks.
William Penn -- a professor in the university's creative writing...
| Oct 17, 2012
Andrew Brimmer, the son of a Louisiana sharecropper who in 1966 became the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board, has died. He was 86.
Brimmer died Oct. 7 at a Washington hospital after a lengthy illness, said his daughter, Esther Brimmer....
| Oct 7, 2012
"Sheriff" John Rovick, the beloved Los Angeles children's TV show host whose gentle, fatherly persona made him a welcome guest in homes throughout the 1950s and '60s, died Saturday morning. He was 93.
Rovick died in his sleep at a nursing facility in...
| Apr 3, 2013
Longtime NBA referee worked more than 1,600 games
Greg Willard, 54, a longtime NBA referee who worked more than 1,600 games before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died Monday at his home in Huntington Beach, according to NBA...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:17 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married couples, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, speculating that legalizing same-sex marriage could reduce the disparities.
Studies have shown that...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Neil Armstrong’s most famous line – “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” uttered after becoming the first person to set foot on the moon – contained one small error that became one giant...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday.
The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...