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Detroit

Protesters: 'Belle Isle no place for a car race'

Protesters: ‘Belle Isle no place for a car race’A small group of conservationists gathered outside Belle Isle Park Saturday to protest the annual Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix being held at the park.
  • Detroit
  • 16 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on Trump's auto tariffs

Podcast: Howes on Trump’s auto tariffsTrump's proposed tariffs on foreign-made cars and trucks aren’t so much the 'national security' issue he says they are.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 22 hours, 20 minutes ago
Nation

Publix suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest

Publix suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protestSurvivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in “die ins” at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest NRA support
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Business

Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent FedHis remarks came after an ex-Fed official said Trump did not appear to view the Fed as an independent body
  • Business
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit-based online sneaker market’s stock soaring

Detroit-based online sneaker market’s stock soaringStockX is currently doing more than $2 million in sales a day, a number which equates to more than $700 million a year
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Trump auto tariffs answer a question the global industry is not asking

Howes: Trump’s tariffs fuel industry turmoilIn name of 'national security,' president seeks large levies on foreign-built metal -- potentially including Detroit Three vehicles sold at home.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Business

For CEOs, $11.7M a year is just middle of the pack

For CEOs, $11.7M a year is just middle of the packFor the first time, the government required companies to show just how much more bosses make than the typical employee
  • Business
  • 2 days ago
Nation

Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuitThe lawsuit was brought by a woman who claimed she developed cancer by using the company’s talc-based baby powder
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Business

Amazon: Echo device sent family’s conversation

Amazon: Echo device sent family’s conversationAn “unlikely” string of events prompted Amazon’s Echo to record a Portland family’s private conversation and send it.
  • Business
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Mobility

Musk stock-option tweet violates labor law, UAW alleges

Musk stock-option tweet violates labor law, UAW allegesUnion alleges Tesla violated law by threatening to take away employee stock options in retaliation for union activity
  • Mobility
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Environment

McDonald’s not ready to let go of plastic straws

McDonald’s not ready to let go of plastic strawsA shareholder proposal to pressure the world’s biggest hamburger chain on the matter was voted down
  • Environment
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Business

Gilbert aims to woo tech firms to fill 4 new developments

Gilbert aims to woo tech firms to fill 4 new developmentsDan Gilbert aims to woo top tech firms to the 4 massive downtown Detroit developments just awarded $618 million in tax incentives.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Business

Dialing back smartphone habit
There are paths to getting a respite from the constant stream of alerts and ‘likes’

Dialing back smartphone habitThere are paths to getting a respite from the constant stream of alerts and ‘likes’
  • Business
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Business

Mixed-use $2.5M complex underway on Detroit’s west side

Mixed-use $2.5M complex underway on Detroit’s west sideDetroit-based real estate company announces plans for a 50,000-square-foot development near Grand River and Warren.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Wayne County

Feds: Detroit airport manager took bribes, ate evidence

Feds: Airport manager took bribes, ate evidenceFeds indict ex-airport official James Warner as bribery scandal widens
  • Wayne County
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Nation

Fed minutes: Another rate hike likely ‘soon’

Fed minutes: Another rate hike likely ‘soon’The minutes of the Fed’s May 1-2 meeting showed that officials were generally upbeat about the prospects for the economy
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Technology

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century FoxComcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox’s entertainment properties
  • Technology
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Business

Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade

Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade dealTrump declared in a tweet that a more detailed agreement “will be too hard to get done”
  • Business
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Technology

Twitter to add special labels to political candidates

Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in USTwitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information”
  • Technology
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Detroit

Detroiters to hunt for gold Timbits on Doughnut Day

Detroiters can hunt for gold Timbits on Doughnut DayFirst customer to ask for “gold Timbits” at select locations on June 1 to get free doughnuts for a year
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Business

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank rules

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulationsThe House voted 258-159 on Tuesday to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law
  • Business
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Dow Chemical adds first Canada sales office in 20 years

Dow Chemical adds first Canada sales office in 20 yearsDow Chemical was attracted to Canada’s "tremendous growth,” the president of North American operations said
  • Business
  • 4 days ago
Business

Target’s 1Q profit falls short amid transition

Target’s 1Q profit falls short amid transitionThe Minneapolis retailer on Wednesday reported a profit of $718 million, or $1.33 per share
  • Business
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strikeLas Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in over three decades
  • Business
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Fed poll shows many Americans missing job market bounty
Report finds two in five Americans don’t have enough savings to cover a $400 emergency expense

Fed poll shows many Americans missing job market bountyReport finds two in five Americans don’t have enough savings to cover a $400 emergency expense
  • Business
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Many cancer patients juggle care with financial pain

Many cancer patients juggle care with financial painCancer has long been an expensive disease to treat, but several factors have made the financial sting worse
  • Business
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Zuckerberg irks EU lawmakers by dodging questions

Zuckerberg irks EU lawmakers by dodging questionsFacebook chief bats away tough questions from European Union lawmakers
  • Business
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
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