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In a photo from Jan. 17, 2020, the Michigan Hall of Justice is seen in Lansing, Mich. The Michigan Court of Appeals struck down key changes to the state's ballot drive law on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. The ruling was the second in fourth months to negate much of the law that was enacted by Republican-led Legislature and then-Gov. Rick Snyder in a contentious lame-duck session in 2018. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Michigan ballot law changes struck down by a 2nd court

Jan. 28, 2020 3:48 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Another Michigan court has vacated changes to the state's ballot drive law, declaring that a geographic limitation on collecting petitions unconstitutionally takes power out of the hands of voters. The state appeals court, in a 2-1 decision Monday, affirmed a lower judge. It struck...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo the company logo shines off the grille of an unsold 2020 Model X at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. Tesla will be able to sell and service its vehicles in the back yard of Detroit’s three automakers under a lawsuit settlement, a person briefed on the matter says. The settlement between the office of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Tesla is likely to be announced Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, says the person who asked not to be identified because terms of the deal haven’t been made public. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Tesla can sell vehicles in Michigan under legal settlement

Jan. 21, 2020 5:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla will be able to sell and service its vehicles in the backyard of Detroit’s three automakers under a lawsuit settlement, a person briefed on the matter says. The deal between the state of Michigan and Tesla is likely to be announced Wednesday, said the person, who asked not to be...

In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo provided by the American Civil Liberties Union, Usama “Sam” Hamama appears at an American Civil Liberties Union event in Dearborn, Mich. Hamama, a Detroit-area man who was locked up for months and became the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit challenging U.S. deportations to Iraq, has won his immigration case and is on a path to citizenship, lawyers said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Clarence Tabb Jr./In My Eye Photography/American Civil Liberties Union via AP)

Man who challenged deportation to Iraq wins, can stay in US

Jan. 15, 2020 5:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man who was locked up for months and became the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit challenging U.S. deportations to Iraq has won his immigration case and is on a path to citizenship, lawyers said Wednesday. An immigration judge found that Usama “Sam” Hamama...