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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) makes a layup as Detroit Pistons forwards Thon Maker, left, and Sekou Doumbouya (45) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo scores 33, leads Bucks to rout of Pistons

Feb. 20, 2020 10:47 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Like many NBA coaches, Mike Budenholzer was worried about his Milwaukee Bucks needing a game or two to get back up to speed after the All-Star break. It wasn't a concern for long Thursday night. The Bucks had 70 points by halftime on their way to a 126-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons....

In this Jan. 20, 2020 photo, Robert Julian Stone looks over his medical records in his home in Palm Springs, Calif. Stone, a former University of Michigan student, alleges that the late University of Michigan Athletic Department physician Robert E. Anderson sexually assaulted him during a medical examination in 1971. (Kim Kozlowski/Detroit News via AP)

University of Michigan investigates doctor sex abuse claims

Feb. 20, 2020 11:48 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Five former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them during exams, the university says, with one accuser saying Dr. Robert E. Anderson's actions over several decades made him a “sexual predator.” A spokesman acknowledged...

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) deflects a shot as Detroit Red Wings left wing Tyler Bertuzzi (59) moves for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NHL-worst Red Wings beat Canadeins 4-3, sweep season series

Feb. 18, 2020 11:20 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings can only wish they played Montreal more than just four times this season. Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit's three-goal third period, helping the Red Wings rally to beat the Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night to sweep...

Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson (1) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder center Nerlens Noel, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Pistons and guard Reggie Jackson agree on contract buyout

Feb. 18, 2020 7:18 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons and Reggie Jackson have agreed on a contract buyout, paving the way for the veteran guard to sign with another team. Detroit announced the agreement Tuesday. Jackson is in the final season of his five-year, $80 million deal he signed in 2015 with the Pistons, who...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event in Tacoma, Wash., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sanders expands Michigan operations 3 weeks before primary

Feb. 18, 2020 2:00 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont announced Tuesday that his presidential campaign is expanding operations in Michigan, three weeks before the state's Democratic primary. Sanders, who narrowly won Michigan over Hillary Clinton in 2016, announced the campaign is hiring nine additional...

Panel to parse foreign policy and presidential election

Feb. 18, 2020 9:15 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Former presidential advisers and administration officials are expected to gather in Detroit next week to discuss the foreign policy challenges that will face whomever wins this year's U.S. presidential election. The Election 2020 U.S. Foreign Policy Forum is scheduled for next Monday at...

Detroit sells vacant rec center to private high school

Feb. 17, 2020 12:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit has sold a long-closed recreation center to a private high school. University of Detroit Jesuit is to start renovations this summer on the 20,500-square-foot (1,904-square-meter) Johnson Recreation Center which includes a gym, locker rooms and community meeting rooms,...

Detroit animal control working to increase live release rate

Feb. 17, 2020 9:47 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit’s Animal Care & Control office wants a live release rate next year of at least 90% for animals coming through its shelter. Live release rates include adoptions, animal transfers and returning stray dogs to owners. The average monthly rate by the end of last...

Fisher Building restoration to include surveys of facade

Feb. 17, 2020 9:19 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The façade of the Fisher Building in Detroit’s New Center area will be surveyed as part of the iconic structure’s restoration. Scaffolding is being erected to allow crews to comb over the 325,000 square feet (30,193 square meters) of marble while collecting data for any...

Editorial Roundup:

Feb. 17, 2020 9:00 AM EST

The Detroit News. February 13, 2020 Whitmer not above Michigan’s reading law In her response to the State of the Union address last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used a favorite catchphrase of Democrats when she said “no one is above the law.” While she was referring to President Donald Trump,...