| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Like many other high school students, Jordan Liss had a "dream" college. But top-tier universities often require high standardized test scores, an achievement that challenged Liss, a former Glenbrook North High School.
Liss, now 20 and a student at...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Buy a new car, and you'll likely shell out $800 or more for the destination charge. Automakers call it all sorts of things: Honda says it's for "destination and handling," while Subaru dubs it "destination and delivery." Mercedes-Benz simply calls......
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The global economic crisis that has come to be known as the Great Recession appears to have fueled an increase in suicides, including an estimated 5,000 additional deaths in 2009, a new study says.
Although previous research has linked the recession...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:49 AM
One of the most annoying habits of some of my liberal friends is their casual derogation of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Thomas is derided not just as an extremist, which is true when you plot the legal philosophies of the justices along a...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Depression can look very different in men and women. And many of its hallmarks — rage, risk-taking, substance abuse and even workaholism — can hide in plain sight.
Now researchers say that when these symptoms are factored into a diagnosis,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:50 AM
They are 64 strong, 90 percent from Michigan and all are committed to staying put in Michigan to practice their profession.
They are the first class of the Central Michigan University College of Medicine, a group that will be joined by another 100...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Two separate studies released this week offer insight into trends in the auto industry: Car owners are holding onto their cars longer, and young people are not getting licenses as much as they once did.
The average car on the road is 11.4 years old,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:38 PM
For those Americans unnerved by the popularity of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, a new study from the University of Michigan will come as little surprise. And it might even add some smugness.
The gist of the study: Narcissists “...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:33 AM
INDIAN RIVER -- For the eighth year, summer resident Gloria Kitto Lewis will present a violin recital with colleagues in the Ann Arbor Camerata. The recital will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at Cross in the Woods, Indian River.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The Little Traverse Choral Society welcomes David Gladstone to the podium as interim music director, accompanied by Ellen Kendall on the piano/organ, for the 2013 December concerts and the May 2014 concerts celebrating the founding of the choral society...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Last week, we brought you a story that examined just what it takes to make a livable wage in Northern Michigan. This week, we’re examining just what agencies and businesses are doing to create and expand jobs in Charlevoix and Emmet counties.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials.
Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...