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Susan J. Demas: The solo hiker’s guide to not being an...

Right now, I was supposed to be traipsing through Golden Canyon, but I obviously canceled my annual spring break hiking trip out West. It's something...

‘Much worse than a cruise ship’: Prisoners’ lives at risk from...

WASHINGTON — More than 2 million people are incarcerated in the United States. That’s more people than there are living in major U.S. cities like Phoenix...

Trump reluctantly invoked an obscure wartime power. Here’s what it means.  

WASHINGTON — As his administration came under fire for its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, President Donald Trump last week invoked an obscure Korean...

Trump blasts new congressional panel policing COVID-19 relief spending

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced plans Thursday to form a new committee charged with overseeing the more than $2 trillion...

Whitmer: ‘We are nowhere near the end’ of COVID-19 outbreak 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that the worst of the COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan is probably a month away, and hospitals all across the...

Michigan has 4th most jobless claims in nation with 311K last...

Initial unemployment insurance claims spiked again last week as more than 311,000 Michigan residents reported job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact...

State wants feds to waive Medicaid reqs amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is asking the federal government to OK changes to its Medicaid program during the COVID-19...

Nessel to Trump: Put the brakes on fuel economy, other rule...

Updated, 9:35 a.m., 4/2/20, with comments from Nessel WASHINGTON — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are...

Fear and exhaustion in Detroit, state’s COVID-19 ‘epicenter’ 

WASHINGTON — Tinae Moore, an emergency department technician at Detroit Medical Center, couldn’t finish her shift last Tuesday.  She was experiencing shortness of breath and...

National Guard to assist FEMA with makeshift Detroit field hospital

About 20 members of the Michigan National Guard will be providing logistical support to the effort to turn Detroit’s TCF Center into a federal...

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