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World Aug 09Iraqi national dies 2 months after being deported from U.S.
A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, American Civil Liberties Union officials said Thursday.
Nation Apr 28Judge and civil rights icon Damon J. Keith dies at age 96
Judge Damon J. Keith, a grandson of slaves and figure in the civil rights movement who as a federal judge was sued by President Richard Nixon over a ruling against warrantless wiretaps, died Sunday. He was 96.
Nation Dec 21Michigan State hampered Larry Nassar probe, special prosecutor says
"Their biggest concern was the reputation of the university," Forsyth said at a news conference.
Politics Sep 29Michigan voters to decide how their electoral maps are drawn
Voters in Michigan will decide in November whether to entrust how their voting districts are drawn to an independent commission rather than the Legislature.
Arts Aug 30WATCH LIVE: Aretha Franklin laid to rest in ‘Celebration of Life’ service
The invitation-only funeral Friday at Detroit's Greater Grace Temple caps off a week of events honoring Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" who died of cancer earlier this month at age 76.
Arts Aug 28Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at public viewing in Detroit
DETROIT — Mourners began pouring into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. They approached her gold-plated casket to the sounds of her gospel recordings. She was in…
Nation Aug 03Most white millennials now disapprove of Trump, survey says
Disapproval of President Donald Trump is rising among white millennials, but it's below that of their black, Latino and Asian-American peers, according to a survey released Thursday.
Nation Apr 24What Muslim-Americans supporting Trump say about their candidate
Small numbers of Muslims find comfort, not concern, in Trump’s strong stance on immigrants.
Nation Jan 30Census Bureau may count Arab-Americans for the first time in 2020
The U.S. Census Bureau will test the new Middle East-North Africa (MENA) classification for possible inclusion on the 2020 Census if it gets enough positive feedback about the proposed change by Sunday, when the public comment period ends.