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The U.S. Navy Just Parked a Guided-Missile Submarine Right Near North Korea.

As tensions with North Korea continue to rise, the United States continues to bring more long-range precision striking power into the region. On October 13, USS Michigan —an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine—pulled into a South Korean naval base in the port city of Busan. While the U.S. Pacific Command states that ...

- Yahoo! News - US

How many opioid painkillers do surgery patients need? New prescribing recommendations unveiled.

Surgeons performing 11 common operations can turn to a free new prescribing tool based on data about how many opioid painkillers patients across Michigan actually took after their operations.

- ScienceDaily - US

Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails.

- Townhall.com - US

1 dead after ambulance hits car, goes off Michigan bridge.

- Townhall.com - US

Trump: 'I hope' Hillary Clinton runs in 2020.

President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would win reelection in a 2020 rematch against Hillary Clinton, and said he hopes he will get the chance to go head-to-head against her again.I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020? My answer was, 'I hope so!'' Trump tweeted Monday morning.Trump ...

- POLITICO - US

Saints players stay on knee during moment of silence for fallen police officer—and fans aren't happy.

What happened? Most New Orleans Saints players took a knee prior to the national anthem at their Sunday home game against the Detroit Lions and…

- TheBlaze.com - US

$100M lawsuit filed over Michigan Marine recruit's death.

DETROIT — The Michigan family of a Marine recruit has filed a $100 million lawsuit alleging his fatal plunge in a stairwell was the result of negligence by officers and others.

- Billings Gazette - US

The monster nuclear submarine the US sent to South Korea looks like it might be packed with Navy SEALs.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine Ralliford / Business InsiderThe US Navy maintains that the USS Michigan, a submarine known for carrying special-ops teams, stopped in South Korea's Busan as part of a "routine port visit," but pictures of the event suggest a more clandestine purpose that may involve US Navy SEALs. On top of ...

- Business Insider - US

Why can't Bernie headline a women's march?.

Identity politics strikes again. This time, the battlefield is the Detroit Women's March scheduled for late October, which will feature a speech from — horror of horrors — Bernard Sanders. For many Democrats, this is apparently a cause for crisis. MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid, for instance, took to Twitter on Thursday to ...

- The Week - US

Raw: Floods Close Southwest Michigan Streets.

Heavy weekend rain flooded streets in Kalamazoo, Michigan over the weekened. WXMI-TV in Grand Rapids reports that some Kalamazoo streets remained closed on Sunday night.         

- USA TODAY - US

Three ad agencies estimated Facebook ad costs of reaching voters in Wisconsin and Michigan with an intention of swaying their vote at $50K-$283K .

Business Insider: Three ad agencies estimated Facebook ad costs of reaching voters in Wisconsin and Michigan with an intention of swaying their vote at $50K-$283K  —  - Three media agencies modeled the cost of using Facebook to reach voters in Wisconsin and Michigan with the intention of swaying their vote.

- Mediagazer - US

The Vietnam War: America's educator-in-chief Ken Burns' latest project

If President Trump wants to turn around his ratings, he might consider nominating Ken Burns as secretary of education. Not that the filmmaker is looking for a demotion. The 62-year-old filmmaker is already America's most engrossing history professor, leading courses on baseball, prohibition, national parks and jazz. ...

- Stuff - NZ

Dramatic CCTV captures woman fighting off carjacking attempt at gas station

Police release footage showing moment suspect attempts to steal car while woman is pumping gas at BP station in Michigan

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Here's how easy it is for anyone to use Facebook like Russian actors did

It only takes about five minutes to buy a Facebook ad with a link to a fake anti-Muslim story and aim it at residents of a Michigan electoral battleground county whom the social network's algorithms perceive to be "very conservative." This capability is at the heart of an ongoing controversy around revelations that a ...

- Mashable! - US

Top 25 Capsules

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Karan Higdon ran 25 yards for a touchdown for No. 17 Michigan on the first play of overtime and Tyree Kinnel intercepted a fourth-down pass in the end zone on the final play, helping the Wolverines…

- Billings Gazette - US

Students fire up for Michigan marijuana degree course

MARQUETTE, Michigan: A US university is offering an unusual degree -- in marijuana.

- BangkokPost - TH

Jim Harbaugh's incredible Halloween story shows how insanely competitive he is in all areas of life

Gregory Shamus/Getty ImagesIt is no secret that when it comes to football, no coach is more competitive than Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh. Harbaugh is famous for his on-field outbursts and wearing the same khakis every day. It turns out that competitive streak is not limited to football. Harbaugh wants to win at ...

- Business Insider - US

Students fired up for marijuana degree course

MARQUETTE, Michigan: An American university is offering an unusual degree -- in marijuana.

- BangkokPost - TH

4 women sue Detroit Free Press in pay discrimination lawsuit

DETROIT — Four female photo journalists have filed a pay discrimination lawsuit in federal court against the Detroit Free Press.

- Billings Gazette - US

Erin Brockovich reveals how she protects herself against contaminated water in America and abroad

Erin Brockovich, a famous environmental activist and fighter for clean water, explains what how she protects herself against contaminated water anywhere in the world. Following is a transcript of the video. Erin Brockovich: I know that we are all familiar with what happened in Flint, Michigan. What people don't know, but ...

- Business Insider - US

Knights handed first NHL loss

Gustav Nyquist scored twice and the Detroit Red Wings had four goals in the third period to beat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-3 on Friday ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Detroit mom jailed for refusing to vaccinate her son says she would 'do it all over again'

Days after a Michigan mother was put in jail for ignoring a court order to vaccinate her 9-year-old son, she said that given the choice, she would "do it all again." Rebecca Bredow, who lives in the Detroit area, was sentenced last week to nearly a week in jail for contempt of court almost a year...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

VW contract helps Sakthi Automotive expand in Detroit

Sakthi Group is building a 60,000-square-foot plant in Detroit to accommodate a new contract to build steering arms and knuckles for Volkswagen. The project is expected to generate 200 more jobs.

- Automotive News - US

Woman whose rapist was granted joint custody of child speaks out

The woman whose rapist was given joint custody of the child conceived in the attack has spoken out about the crazy' decision. A judge in Michigan signed an order allowing twice-convicted rapist Christopher Mirasolo joint custody of the boy – which he had not requested – without the mother's knowledge after she applied ...

- Yahoo! News - US

GM, union reach deal that may settle Canadian strike

DETROIT — General Motors and Canada's autoworker union on Friday reached a deal that will likely end a 26-day strike at a factory in Ontario that makes a hot-selling SUV.

- Billings Gazette - US

Mom jailed for refusing to vaccinate son: I would 'do it all over again'

The Michigan mother has since lost primary custody of her son.

- ABC News - US

Brazen attempted carjacking at gas station caught on surveillance camera

Police in Allen Park, Michigan, released videos asking for the public's help.

- ABC News - US

Women's Convention faces backlash after Bernie Sanders lands a prime speaking slot

In two weeks, thousands of people will convene in Detroit for the Women's Convention, the first national convention led by the organizers of the Women's March. The January march drew millions of participants worldwide in protest of President Donald Trump's inauguration. The event aims to bring...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Consumer confidence explodes to a 13-year high

REUTERS/Mike StoneUS consumers haven't been this optimistic about the economy since the start of 2004, according to a survey conducted by the University of Michigan. The consumer-sentiment index registered a preliminary October reading of 101.1, a monthly report showed Friday. The datasuggest that consumer spending will ...

- Business Insider - US

Here's how easy it is for anyone — including Russian operatives — to target you with ads on Facebook

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Three media agencies modeled the cost of using Facebook to reach voters in Wisconsin and Michigan with the intention of swaying their vote. The estimates range from as little as $50,000 for issue-focused ads to over $283,000 depending on a number of factors including intensity. The agencies ...

- Business Insider - US

One ad executive estimates that the entire state of Michigan could have been swayed in the 2016 election for $42,800

AxiosHow far can $42,800 take you on Facebook? Far enough to swing an election, says one expert. Ben Kunz, the executive vice president of marketing and content at the media agency Mediassociates, says it could have cost at least this much to swing the 10,700 Michigan voters who tipped the scale in favor of Donald Trump ...

- Business Insider - US

It looks like a US Navy armada will return to waters near North Korea

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Kirsop The US Navy's USS Michigan attack submarine arrived in Busan, South Korea's southern port city, on Friday, and it looks like it will be joined by a US aircraft carrier in a bold challenge to a defiant North Korea, Yonhap news reports. The Michigan, a ...

- Business Insider - US

What you need to know in advertising today

Facebooksaidit has discovered roughly $100,000 in ad buys between June 2015 and May 2017 associated with roughly 3,000 ads. Anumber of these ads specifically targeted Michigan and Wisconsin, two states where US President Donald Trump won by approximately 10,700 votes and 22,700 votes, respectively. The money spent ...

- Business Insider - US

One ad executive estimates that the entire state of Michigan could have been swayed in the 2016 election for merely $42,800

AxiosHow far can $42,800 take you on Facebook? Far enough to swing an election, apparently. According to Ben Kunz, EVP of marketing and content at media agency Mediassociates, it could have cost as little as $42,800 to swing the 10,700 Michigan voters that eventually tipped the scale in favor of Donald Trump in the ...

- Business Insider - US

Consumer confidence explodes to a 13-year high

REUTERS/Mike StoneUS consumers haven't been this optimistic about the economy since the start of 2004, according to a survey conducted by the University of Michigan. The consumer-sentiment index registered a preliminary October reading of 101.1, a monthly report showed Friday. The data suggest that consumer spending will ...

- Business Insider - US

Mother who was jailed for refusing to vaccinate son: I would 'do it all over again'

The Michigan mother has since lost primary custody of her son.

- ABC News - US

Bob Seger album to honor Glenn Frey, Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed; listen to first track here

Hear the first available track from Seger's upcoming album, which features tributes to some of the Detroit rocker's fallen musical heroes.

- USA TODAY - US

Judge who granted custody to paedophile after 12-year-old victim gave birth to his child revokes access

The joint custody was granted by a judge in Sanilac County, Michigan without the knowledge of the boy's mother. Probate Judge Gregory Ross set aside the ruling which he originally issued on 22 September, according to The Detroit News. According to the victim and her attorney, Rebecca Kiessling, the custody was given after ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Rauner seeks to keep details of business lawsuit secret, court filing shows

Gov. Bruce Rauner, who worked in the private equity industry before becoming Illinois’ chief executive, wants to keep secret details of a lawsuit filed against him last week by a fellow investor in a Michigan mortgage business, court records show. Harreld N. “Kip” Kirkpatrick III and Kirkpatrick...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Judge was unaware he gave joint custody to father accused of raping the then-12-year-old mother

A Michigan judge says he was not aware he had awarded joint legal custody of a boy to a father accused of raping the…

- ABA Journal - US

Behind the scenes of Eminem's anti-Trump video

Eminem's viral video blasting President Trump was filmed during the middle of a workday at a busy Detroit parking deck.

- USA TODAY - US

Chevy's mid-engine Corvette shows more styling cues

Another, more production-looking C8 Corvette mule has been spotted in camouflage -- this time near Cadillac, Mich.

- Automotive News - US

U.S. lawmakers propose making it easier to meet mpg rules

A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration weighs softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of...

- Automotive News - US

GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck car plant for 6 weeks, cut output

General Motors plans to scale back production and temporarily shutter an assembly plant in Detroit through the end of the year amid a slump in car demand across the industry.

- Automotive News - US

Angry Students Aggressively Harass Libertarian Scholar During Speech

Angry student protesters bombarded an event hosted by the College Republicans at the University of Michigan and repeatedly mocked and harassed the invited speaker, libertarian scholar Charles Murray.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Michigan governor tells Sen. Ron Johnson he's an idiot. With all due respect

You know just how stupid and amoral Sen. Ron Johnson really is when he's being taken to task for his positions by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder who is perhaps most well-known for his willingness to poison most of the population of Flint. Johnson has been on an anti-Medicaid tear, trying to prove that it's a huge waste of tax ...

- Daily Kos - US

U.S. lawmakers propose making it easier to meet auto fuel rules

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration considers softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of the U.S. new vehicle fleet by 2025.

- Reuters - US

Michigan governor denies misleading U.S. House on Flint water

- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder denied Thursday that he had misled a U.S. House of Representatives committee last year over testimony on Flint's water crisis after lawmakers asked if his testimony had been contradicted by a witness in a court hearing.

- Reuters - US

Civic Engagement to Address Social Disadvantage

Thoughts from GMF's transatlantic Vibrant Neighborhood Forum in Detriot, Michigan. The ability to engage in the public domain is essential everywhere and perhaps especially so in neighborhoods segregated by race/ethnicity and/or income that have been disinvested or purposefully excluded from public decision-making processes ...

- GMF - DE

Congress asks Michigan governor to address discrepancy on Flint Legionnaires' outbreak

A congressional committee asked Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday to address when he learned about a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease during the Flint water crisis, warning that it is a crime to commit perjury or to obstruct a congressional investigation. Reps. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina and...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

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