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2024 Election Latest: Harris says she's looking forward to accepting Democratic Party's nomination

Jul. 23, 2024 00:26 AM EDT

Vice President Kamala Harris had a busy 24 hours after being endorsed as the Democratic presidential candidate by President Joe Biden. She has secured enough delegates to earn the party’s nomination and raised more than $81 million, a record sum for the 2024 political cycle. Harris also spoke...

Harris has a daunting to-do list as she starts up a presidential campaign

Jul. 22, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a daunting to-do list. Vice President Kamala Harris suddenly needs to whip up a presidential campaign almost from scratch. It's a process that usually takes months, even years. Harris has only about two months before early voting starts. And, of course,...

Tiger Woods watches 15-year-old son Charlie shoot a 12-over 82 in US Junior Amateur at Oakland Hills

Jul. 22, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Charlie Woods, the 15-year-old son of Tiger Woods, covered his face with his cap after shaking hands with his playing partners on the 18th green at the Oakland Hills North Course. Woods shot a 12-over 82 on Monday in the U.S. Junior Amateur, a...

Man convicted of kidnapping Michigan store manager to steal guns gets 15 years in prison

Jul. 22, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A man who kidnapped the manager of a Michigan sporting goods store and held him at gunpoint while an accomplice stole 123 handguns was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison. The Dunham's Sports manager was handcuffed and blindfolded outside his...

Michigan's accused sign-stealing ex-staffer Connor Stalions is subject of upcoming show on Netflix

Jul. 22, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Connor Stalions is set to share his side of the story from an alleged sign-stealing scheme within Michigan's football team before the Wolverines went on to win the national championship. Netflix announced Monday that the fourth season of “Untold” will...

1 pedestrian killed, 1 hurt in Michigan when trailer hauling boat breaks free and strikes them

Jul. 22, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — One person was killed and another was hurt in western Michigan when a trailer hauling a pontoon boat disconnected from the vehicle towing it and struck them. The victims were walking along a bike path Sunday afternoon in Holland Township when they...

Investigators search for suspect in fatal shooting of Detroit-area officer

Jul. 22, 2024 14:56 PM EDT

MELVINDALE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of a Detroit-area police officer searched Monday for a suspect who was shirtless and riding a bike after the weekend confrontation. Melvindale Officer Mohamed Said was killed Sunday while responding to a call...

Harris could become the first female president after years of breaking racial and gender barriers

Jul. 22, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — She's already broken barriers, and now Kamala Harris could shatter several more after President Joe Biden abruptly ended his reelection bid and endorsed her. Biden announced Sunday that he was stepping aside after a disastrous debate performance catalyzed fears...

Democrats promise an 'orderly process' to replace Biden. Harris is favored, but questions remain

Jul. 22, 2024 11:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after President Joe Biden announced that he would drop his reelection campaign, Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison had a message: There would be no automatic coronation for his replacement. “In the coming days, the party will undertake a...

Biden's decision to drop out leaves Democrats across the country relieved and looking toward future

Jul. 22, 2024 07:53 AM EDT

HARPER WOODS, Mich. (AP) — After weeks of uncertainty about who would be at the top of the Democratic Party’s ticket in November, many voters expressed relief over the news that President Joe Biden would drop his reelection bid and began to think about who might replace him in a dramatically...