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  1. Ex-President Jimmy Carter addresses Muslim Americans at fundraiser

    During his keynote address at a luncheon Saturday for the Islamic Society of North America, former President Jimmy Carter detailed the work his foundation does and told Muslim Americans to bring peace and justice to all those around them.

  2. Devin Funchess, Michigan trample Appalachian State

    The Wolverines were looking for a lot of things that were lacking last season, and they found them against an overmatched team in the season opener at Michigan Stadium.

  3. Lions make cuts to reach 53-man roster

    Even though most players can feel safe for now, the current roster is by no means permanent. The Lions could add some players who were cut by other teams, and if rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy goes on short-term injured reserve Tuesday, it would open a roster spot.

    • 9:51 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • METRO AND STATE
    • WAYNE COUNTY

    Detroit may sweeten bankruptcy deal with real estate to persuade creditor to settle

    City attorneys are in private talks this weekend about giving away some of its assets — including possibly Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport — to settle with a holdout creditor on the eve of a landmark bankruptcy trial, sources told The Detroit News on Friday.

  4. Police in Mich. testing bodycams, but cost and privacy issues raise concern

    As national pressure grows for police to use body cameras more widely, departments across Metro Detroit are studying the feasibility and cost of the miniature recording devices.

  5. Royal Oak police searching for bank robber suspect

    Royal Oak — Police are seeking a man who robbed a Fifth Third Bank on Woodward Avenue Saturday morning.

  6. Q&Auto: The design guru behind Caddy's curves

    After decades in the wilderness, that Caddy swagger is back. Design Director Bob Boniface and his team are producing tomorrow's classics today.

  7. Tigers, Max Scherzer stumble in third inning, drop opener

    Normally, when Max Scherzer strikes out 11 batters ahead of the seventh inning, he — and the Tigers — are cruising. Not so Saturday afternoon.

  8. Warren mayor wants insurance reform in wake of floods

    — Mayor James Fouts is calling for the state Legislature to reform flood insurance after receiving complaints from residents who thought they were covered but found out that they weren't after the Aug. 11 rainstorm.

  9. Reports: Mikel Leshoure among the Lions' initial cuts

    The Lions waived running back Mikel Leshoure Saturday as part of the cuts to trim the roster to 53 players, according to reports, leaving just one player left from their 2011 draft class.

  10. Michigan State looks as good as advertised in blowout victory

    This is how you're supposed to look if you think you're championship material. You make it look easy when you should, which is something last year's eventual Big Ten champs certainly took their time figuring out.

    • 2:54 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    22 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

    Bonanza, Nicaragua — Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men even as efforts to reach those still missing continued Sa

    • 2:52 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks after Brown's death

    Ferguson, Mo. — Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse about police tactics and race, which the rally’s organizers pledged to continue.

  11. Victim says tainted tea like 'fire'

    Salt Lake City — A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time on Friday, describing the incident that she hopes is a wake-up call for restaurants.

    • 8:02 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Bell's Upper Hand Brewery set to be toast of Escanaba

    The new Upper Hand Brewery, recently constructed in Escanaba, is looking to start making beer next month, according to the president of Bell's Brewery Inc.

  12. Blue Angels set to fly at Selfridge air show

    Selfridge Air National Guard Base — An open house and air show featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will be held next weekend at the Selfridge Air National ...

    • 9:43 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Jersey shore retailers bask in post-Sandy recovery

    Belmar, N.J. — Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer ...

  13. Devin Funchess dons Michigan's No. 1 jersey

    Junior receiver Devin Funchess will wear the number beginning with the Wolverines' season opener against Appalachian State, the school revealed Saturday. ...

  14. Michigan troopers join traffic safety initiative

    Lansing — Michigan State Police troopers are putting special emphasis on dangerous driving behaviors over Labor Day weekend.

  15. Archdioscese of Detroit investigation finds Mount Clemens priest 'negligent' in duties

    The Archdioscese of Detroit has concluded an investigation into a Mount Clemens priest accused of not informing police quickly enough when an usher sexually ...

  16. Will Hagerup excited about his return as Michigan punter

    Will Hagerup is back, having served a one-year suspension, a punishment determined by Michigan coach Brady Hoke. Hagerup had been named the Big Ten's punter of ...

    • 2:48 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Eastern Michigan making campus security upgrades

    Ypsilanti — More security cameras and lights are being added to Eastern Michigan University's campus as the school upgrades security.

    • 10:22 AM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    2 from Michigan linked to extremist groups in Syria

    As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad.

    • 8:01 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • RELIGION

    Church center mentors aspiring entrepreneurs

    The triplex of row houses in the city was notorious for its active crack scene. Today, the triplex is, among other things, The Maker's Place, a hub of ...

  17. Toronto International Film Festival: A fine time to play Where's Oscar?

    It's uncertain whether Oscar will be attending this year's Toronto International Film Festival. What is certain is that there will be the annual deluge of ...

  18. Tigers-White Sox, Game 1: Third inning dooms Tigers in opener

    The Tigers play the first of a day-night doubleheader against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers ...

  19. Man, 36, dies after ATV crashes into ravine

    Ionia — The operator of an all-terrain vehicle has been killed after crashing into a ravine in Ionia County.

    • 8:09 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • TECHNOLOGY

    Visual search still grapples with image problems

    Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades ...

    • 8:06 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Lexus CT 200H Hybrid: A thrifty reboot of the Prius

    People today are demanding more than mere transportation from their spanking-new cars. Sporty-looking vehicles, for example, always sell well ... but it's ...

    • 7:56 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • RELIGION

    Love of neighbor, God most crucial

    The Old Testament Law contains 613 individual commandments. Such a corpus of legal code is incredibly lengthy. Yet, the oral tradition that supplements the Law ...

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