Cool heads needed in dispute with N. Korea

Someone needs to turn the heat down on the rhetoric flying between Washington, D.C. and President Donald Trump and Pyongyang and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. ...

Tragedy in Charlottesville

WASHINGTON — In the South during the Jim Crow era, the “one-drop rule,” codified into law, asserted that if a person had just one drop of African-American ...

The chicken and the tax returns

TRAVERSE CITY — Nope. Don’t even try to come up with something better. I’m declaring right here, right now the best news story to be the ...

John V. ‘Pineapple’ Mackie Jr.

HOUSTON, Texas — John V. “Pineapple” Mackie Jr., 63, formerly of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Friday, March 3, 2017, at East Houston Regional Medical ...

John Martinac

Melvin A. Teal

Murder conviction scratched

DETROIT (AP) — A man in prison for 45 years could be on the cusp of freedom after another man said he had no role in a 1971 murder in Detroit. A judge last week ...

Man charged for online threats

MSU rejects white nationalist

Should recreational use of marijuana be legalized in Michigan?