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‘It’s a real loss for survivors.’ Domestic violence law remains stalled...

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was an issue that could transcend partisan politics on Capitol Hill.  Not anymore.  The landmark law...

Stevens, bipartisan lawmakers file brief against ‘technicality’ that can free military...

There is no statute of limitations for rape in the military, but advocates say a misconstrued legal technicality allows for hundreds of convicted rapists...

Tesla to start selling vehicles in Michigan under settlement

A fight resulting from a 2014 Michigan law is over, as Tesla will finally be able to sell its vehicles in Michigan through a...

SCOTUS punts on lawsuit that could kill ACA

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the President Trump administration and Republicans by refusing to immediately review a ruling that found part...

Trump impeachment trial gets personal in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — Even before opening arguments were made in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, things got testy.  U.S. House Democrats and...

Activist, professor Angela Davis ties MLK’s legacy to current fight for...

During her 45-minute speech on the campus of the University of Michigan Monday, Angela Davis urged 3,500 attendees to push back against the prison...

Should private schools get public funds? The Supreme Court will take...

The Michigan Supreme Court will consider on March 4 and 5 whether the state Legislature can spend public money on private schools.   “That means the...

2 former UP priests charged in clergy abuse scandal

Two more priests have been charged in the attorney general's office clergy abuse probe, something Attorney General Dana Nessel said would be coming during...

State appeals unemployment fraud case to Supreme Court

The state of Michigan appealed this week a case to the state Supreme Court from victims of faulty unemployment fraud claims. A Michigan Court of...

Nessel joins suit against Trump admin’s food stamp cuts

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a lawsuit this week to stop the federal government from eliminating food assistance for almost 700,000 Americans.  The lawsuit, headed...

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