In our news wrap Friday, federal prosecutors are reportedly in the early stages of investigating potentially illegal contributions to Trump’s inaugural committee, while Michael Cohen spoke out for the first time since being sentenced. Also, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…
In late November, General Motors announced it will be shutting down production at five of its North American factories. The move will mean the loss of thousands of jobs, both factory and white collar. How are employees at affected plants…
By Leah Nagy, Kira Wakeam
A judge’s decision voided some of the charges against two Michigan doctors accused of cutting at least nine minor girls in a Detroit clinic.
By Alison Thoet
Two-thirds of all U.S. states have legalized some kind of marijuana. The argument goes that its nationwide expansion is inevitable. Two marijuana policy researchers question that narrative.
By Daniel J. Mallinson, Lee Hannah, The Conversation
Many states will be selecting an attorney general on Election Day. From time to time, these officials, who represent their states in legal proceedings, have acted as a check on federal policies. Christy McDonald of Detroit Public Television shares a…
By Molly Finnegan
Former President Obama is expected to speak at the Detroit rally at 7:30 p.m. ET Friday. Watch live in our player.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Lawmakers from both parties hailed the measure, which they said will create jobs and help communities across the country fix irrigation systems, maintain dams and reduce flooding.
By David Eggert, Associated Press
Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states.
By Jeff Karoub, Associated Press
Voters in Michigan will decide in November whether to entrust how their voting districts are drawn to an independent commission rather than the Legislature.
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