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Conservative groups are pushing to clean voter rolls. Others see an effort to sow election distrust

Jul. 13, 2024 10:53 AM EDT

Conservative groups are systematically attempting to challenge the legitimacy of large numbers of voter registrations across the country before the presidential election. The strategy is part of a wider effort raising questions about the integrity of this year's election as former...

Biden's supporters want to 'let Joe be Joe' — but his stumbles are now under a bigger spotlight

Jul. 13, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is on a public and private blitz to shake off concerns about his cognitive capacities. But with public doubts about his fitness to serve unabating, Biden’s every move is now under a withering microscope as any potential stumble risks becoming...

In 'blue wall' push, Biden defiantly says he's 'not going anywhere' as he slams Trump, Project 2025

Jul. 12, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday forcefully defied the growing number of critics in his own party who have called on him to exit the race, pivoting to warnings about a second Donald Trump term and declaring he was “not done yet.” As a raucous Detroit crowd chanted...

An Indiana man gets 14 months after guilty plea to threatening a Michigan election official in 2020

Jul. 10, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison after pleading guilty to making a violent threat against a local election official in Michigan soon after the 2020 election. A federal judge sentenced Andrew Nickels, 38, of Carmel, Indiana, on Tuesday for...

2 dead, more than a dozen others injured in Detroit shooting, Michigan State Police say

Jul. 07, 2024 16:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A shooting early Sunday at a Detroit block party left two people dead and 19 others injured, according to authorities. Michigan State Police said no one was in custody and they were assisting Detroit police with the investigation, according to a post on the social...

Rookie Colt Keith homers twice, Reese Olson starts strong for Detroit as Tigers down Reds 5-4

Jul. 05, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Colt Keith homered twice, Parker Meadows and Riley Greene also went deep and the Detroit Tigers held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night. Meadows led off the third with a 410-foot homer to right field. After Reds center fielder Stuart Fairchild's...

Delta flight diverts to New York after passengers are served spoiled food

Jul. 03, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Delta flight from Detroit to Amsterdam was diverted to New York's Kennedy Airport on Wednesday after passengers were served spoiled food, airline officials said. The redeye flight took off from Detroit around 11 p.m. Tuesday and landed in New York at 4 a.m....

Man tells jury he found body but had no role in fatal attack on Detroit synagogue leader

Jul. 03, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man charged with killing a Detroit synagogue leader during a violent overnight encounter denied any role Wednesday, telling jurors that he never entered her home but had discovered and touched her bloody body outdoors. Michael Jackson-Bolanos repeatedly said...

Tesla delivered 443,956 vehicles during the second quarter, a 4.8% decline from last year, but better than expected

Jul. 02, 2024 09:09 AM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla delivered 443,956 vehicles during the second quarter, a 4.8% decline from last year, but better than expected.

The brutal killing of a Detroit man in 1982 inspires decades of Asian American activism nationwide

Jul. 01, 2024 10:47 AM EDT

Two white autoworkers bludgeoned 27-year-old Chinese American Vincent Chin to death with a baseball bat during his bachelor party in Detroit in 1982, but his loved ones' cries for justice fell on deaf ears. Twelve days passed before any media outlets reported Chin's killing by men...