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Suspected ISIS fighter from Dearborn captured on Syrian battlefield

Dearborn man suspected of fleeing U.S. to fight with the Islamic State captured in Syria

Whitmer, El-Sayed clash in Democratic gubernatorial debate

Democrats competing to be Michigan’s next governor will face off Thursday night in their second and final televised debate before the Aug. 7 primary.

Report: Lessenberry had pattern of 'very troubling conduct' at WSU

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Probe of allegations against former journalism director found flirty messages that violated school rules

RTA's transit plan fails to get support for November ballot

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RTA will vote Thursday on whether to approve updated new regional mass transit master plan

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Review: 'Unfriended: Dark Web' needs a reboot


Horror sequel unfolds on a computer screen but trades its plausibility for cheap scares

Review: Graceful performances mark 'Don't Worry'


Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill and Jack Black all do notable work in Gus Van Sant's off-balance John Callahan biopic


Trump proposes overhaul to Endangered Species Act


Administration officials said the new rules would advance conservation.


Charger Hellcat births 10,000-hp Funny Car dragster

Reaching 330 mph in less than 4 seconds, the Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car will debut this weekend in Denver.

White House invites Putin to Washington

Putin offered to allow the U.S. to question 12 Russians in exchange for permitting Russia to interview several Americans


Study: Line 5 'worst-case' spill would hit 400 miles of Great Lakes shoreline

A worst-case spill from the Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline through the Straits of Mackinac would impact more than 400 miles of shoreline.


Carmakers to Trump: Tariffs would raise prices, kill jobs

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The auto industry implored President Trump on Thursday to pump the brakes on a proposal to impose tariffs on imported cars.

Inspector: EPA 'management weakness' prolonged Flint crisis

A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General said state and federal problems led to the Flint water crisis.

Feds: Fiore a prolific bribe-payer since Kilpatrick era

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Tow titan Gasper Fiore bought politicians and ruined honest government, feds say


Two Royal Oak restaurants undergoing transformations

Cantina Diablo's and Red Fox English Pub will become Diamonds Steak & Seafood and Pinky's


Detroit auto show scouts UK fest for way forward

Detroit auto show organizer scouted outdoors Goodwood Festival of Speed in Great Britain over the weekend to gather ideas for a more hands-on community event.


GOP blocks subpoena for Helsinki summit translator

Senate Democrats have been pushing for testimony from the interpreter to determine if Trump made any deals with Putin


Detroit business owner apologizes for spitting on security guard

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Owner of the The Detroit Mercantile Co. has apologized after spitting on a security guard Tuesday.

Trump wants new meeting with Putin

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Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the summit

Thursday, Jul 19

Trump now says he warned Putin on meddling

Trump’s answer of “no” when asked if Russia was still targeting elections wasn’t what it appeared, says the White House.

After Detroit bankruptcy: Optimism, but 'challenges are real'

Five years after Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing, the city has risen from financial ruin to a promising future few could have predicted

WSU: Lessenberry harassed students; would have been fired

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Jack Lessenberry, who resigned as head of WSU journalism program, would have been fired for harassment if he hadn't resigned, report finds

Wednesday, Jul 18

Trump says Russia not targeting US, contradicts intel

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Trump promised "big results" from better relations with Russia and hit back at "haters"

Foes, fans take redistricting fight to Michigan Supreme Court

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear oral arguments over a potential ballot proposal to create an independent redistricting commission.

Howes: Five years after bankruptcy, Detroit shows real gains

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Five years after Chapter 9 bankruptcy, Detroit's reinvention traces upward arc to revival, new narrative of success

Tourism helps and hurts town near Pictured Rocks

Munising has gone from a ghost town to a boom town in a few years as the summer influx of tourists threatens to destroy the national lakeshore

Tuesday, Jul 17

Officials hail Gordie Howe bridge groundbreaking

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Snyder helps launch start of work at Detroit site of Gordie Howe bridge in Delray neighborhood

Schuette calls Russia an ‘adversary’ but stands by Trump

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and others respond to controversial comments about Russia by President Donald Trump, who backtracked Tuesday

Prison-bound Fiore a humbled towing titan, lawyer says

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Tow titan Gasper Fiore launches bid for leniency in Macomb corruption scandal

Feds: Mich. only state to need special ed intervention

Michigan needs to meet requirements of federal education law, according to U.S. Department of Education

Monday, Jul 16

'Something is not right here': Michigan pols react to Trump remarks on Russia, 2016 election

Michigan lawmakers express dismay after President Donald Trump downplayed Russia's interference in the 2016 election

4 of 5 teens accept plea deal in I-75 rock-throwing death

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Flint Judge William Crawford approved an agreement reducing charges of second-degree murder in the October death of Kenneth White, 32, of Mt. Morris

Ford F-series, Mercedes dominate with same playbook

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Flooding the luxury and pickup markets with models, Ford F-series and Mercedes have few peers.

Class-action suit challenges civil forfeitures

The federal suit, filed by three people, alleges police violated their 14th Amendment due process rights by seizing their vehicles

Sunday, Jul 15

Girl, 7, seeking help for father, killed crossing I-94

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Michigan State Police said girl was trying to get help for father, who was involved in alleged drunk driving crash near Merriman

Man fires shots at Detroit cops

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Police responded to a 911 call about a felonious assault. As they stood on the porch of a house, someone fired a shot at them, forcing them to flee the porch and take cover.

Histories of crime, controversy fill primary to replace disgraced Detroit-area senator

A former lawmaker with multiple felonies and an ex-legislator with a suspended law license are among the Democrats vying to replace Sen. Bert Johnson

Trump claimed he was joking about Russia hacking Clinton's emails

In 2016 Detroit News interview, then-candidate Donald Trump claimed he was "having fun" when he said Russia should find Clinton's deleted emails