Michigan school district sued for suspending students over racist social media posts
Michigan school district sued for suspending students over racist social media posts

Four white students of Saline High School were suspended in the wake of racist social media posts directed at black students

Iowa Caucuses 2020: Bernie Sanders' campaign claims it is ahead, cites internal data
Iowa Caucuses 2020: Bernie Sanders' campaign claims it is ahead, cites internal data

The campaign data showed Sanders leading the poll with 29.66 percent, followed by former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg at 24.59 percent

#RefundWarren trends after Bernie Sanders denies telling Elizabeth Warren that 'a woman can't beat Trump'
#RefundWarren trends after Bernie Sanders denies telling Elizabeth Warren that 'a woman can't beat Trump'

The hashtag began trending on social media on Monday as Sanders supporters accused Warren of maligning her progressive rival.

Hawks star Trae Young pays off $1 million worth medical debt for  Atlanta families as a New Year's gift
Hawks star Trae Young pays off $1 million worth medical debt for Atlanta families as a New Year's gift

The 21-year-old basketball star reportedly donated $10,000 through his Trae Young Foundation to an organization that buys and forgives medical debt in the country

XFL 'never really considered' Colin Kaepernick, CEO says he's more excited to watch Cardale Jones
XFL 'never really considered' Colin Kaepernick, CEO says he's more excited to watch Cardale Jones

The league's CEO and Commissioner Oliver Luck said that he was more interested in what other quarterbacks in the game have to showcase instead

Iran's president makes a veiled threat, reminds Trump of Lockerbie bombing in the wake of Soleimani's death
Iran's president makes a veiled threat, reminds Trump of Lockerbie bombing in the wake of Soleimani's death

On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed while flying over the Scotland town in which 270 people were killed. Western intelligence believed Iran was behind the attack to avenge the downing of Iran Air Flight 655 by US Navy in July that year, killing all 290 onboard.

Scottsdale is the best American city for jobs while Detroit is the worst, survey shows
Scottsdale is the best American city for jobs while Detroit is the worst, survey shows

South Burlington in Vermont was found to be the city with the lowest unemployment rate of 1.7 percent and Detroit, the highest with nine percent.

NFL regular-season ratings increase 5% from 2018 taking them to the highest in three years
NFL regular-season ratings increase 5% from 2018 taking them to the highest in three years

More than 182 million people tuned in to sample a game during the year, a figure which represents the highest viewership the league has drawn since the 2016 season

Detroit firemen pose for 'selfie on New Years' in front of burning home, slammed for being insensitive
Detroit firemen pose for 'selfie on New Years' in front of burning home, slammed for being insensitive

The image was first shared by the Detroit Fire Incidents Page with the caption: 'Crews take a moment to get a selfie on New Years!'

ICE defends fake university, says students deserved to be deported for 'willfully' violating immigration laws
ICE defends fake university, says students deserved to be deported for 'willfully' violating immigration laws

ICE faced heavy backlash after it used the fake institute to arrest 250 foreign students since January, most of whom were ordered to leave the country

Michigan woman's Reddit Secret Santa turns out to be Bill Gates who sent her gift haul weighing over 80 pounds
Michigan woman's Reddit Secret Santa turns out to be Bill Gates who sent her gift haul weighing over 80 pounds

Every year, Gates along with his team does a lot of research about the recipient. Among all the gifts that Shelby received, she had memorabilia from favorite movies, books, and video games

‘F–k off!’ say New Yorkers after being named 'rudest city in America', question methodology of the survey
‘F–k off!’ say New Yorkers after being named 'rudest city in America', question methodology of the survey

The study surveyed 2,000 adults online about the rudest city in the country and the respondents ranked the Apple residents at the top of the list

Colin Kaepernick snubbed yet again as wide receiver from his much-publicized workout gets NFL deal
Colin Kaepernick snubbed yet again as wide receiver from his much-publicized workout gets NFL deal

Reporter John Keim announced on Wednesday that Jordan Veasy has been signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad. 

Post Kamala Harris' pull-out, Joe Biden says he would consider her for vice presidency if he bags Democratic nomination
Post Kamala Harris' pull-out, Joe Biden says he would consider her for vice presidency if he bags Democratic nomination

Biden said he had a talk with Harris and termed the California senator 'solid', who is capable of becoming whatever she wants to be.

Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential dream died too early but her race and gender are only part of the reason
Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential dream died too early but her race and gender are only part of the reason

The California senator cited lack of funds as the main reason behind pulling out, but there are a few more reasons why her promising campaign fizzled out even before the election year started

St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?
St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?

The study compared over 180 cities across 41 metrics including assault per capita, natural disaster, unemployment rate and road quality

Colin Kaepernick snubbed by NFL again as injury-plagued Detroit Lions recruit two young quarterbacks instead
Colin Kaepernick snubbed by NFL again as injury-plagued Detroit Lions recruit two young quarterbacks instead

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has not played a single game in the NFL ever since he left the 49ers at the end of the 2016 session

ICE comes under fire for creating fake university to 'bait and arrest' foreign students with legal visas
ICE comes under fire for creating fake university to 'bait and arrest' foreign students with legal visas

The Department of Homeland Security created a fake university called the University of Farmington and ICE officials used the institute to arrest students

Michigan mom sues priest for condemning her son's suicide during funeral service and calling it a 'sin against god'
Michigan mom sues priest for condemning her son's suicide during funeral service and calling it a 'sin against god'

The funeral reportedly became so unbearable for the late teenager’s father that he asked Father LaCuesta to "please stop" talking about suicide. However, the priest ignored his request and continued to condemn the death and question the "eternal fate of their son"

Endorsment for Joe Biden? Barack Obama issues warning to Democrats over Bernie Sanders' and Elizabeth Warren's policies
Endorsment for Joe Biden? Barack Obama issues warning to Democrats over Bernie Sanders' and Elizabeth Warren's policies

Though he has not endorsed Biden, Obama's comments seem to suggest that he was backing his VP's more centrist agenda, as opposed to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders' far-left policies.

Dallas Cowboys fans threaten boycott if NFL team signs Colin Kaepernick: 'I'll be a Texans fan'
Dallas Cowboys fans threaten boycott if NFL team signs Colin Kaepernick: 'I'll be a Texans fan'

The NFL has invited all 32 teams to attend Kaepernick's workout, in a bid to offer him a chance to return to the professional field.

Obama slams 'cancel culture', asks woke people to 'get over themselves' because everyone has flaws
Obama slams 'cancel culture', asks woke people to 'get over themselves' because everyone has flaws

The former president said at the Obama Foundation Summit that 'casting stones' was wrong and social media outrage cannot be activism.

Trump Halloween scarecrow holding Obama's severed head by noose while standing on top of Hillary's sparks outrage
Trump Halloween scarecrow holding Obama's severed head by noose while standing on top of Hillary's sparks outrage

Dave Huff, the owner of Quality Coatings in Fowlerville, has since been forced to remove the Obama mask, but he draped the display with yellow tape saying 'PC-POLICE' instead

Detroit bodybuilder faces life term as he pleads no contest to beating and stabbing girlfriend dozens of times in 'roid rage'
Detroit bodybuilder faces life term as he pleads no contest to beating and stabbing girlfriend dozens of times in 'roid rage'

Bashi gave her a 100 kicks and 50 punches apart from stabbing her two dozen times.

National Teen Driver Safety Week: Actor and singer Kevin Quinn chips in for 'Not Safe for Wheels' campaign with a sing-along
National Teen Driver Safety Week: Actor and singer Kevin Quinn chips in for 'Not Safe for Wheels' campaign with a sing-along

DoSomething .org and Chevrolet have come together to make youngsters safer in vehicles and on roads. The young people can take an online three-question quiz to keep their friends safe on streets.

Donald Trump was recorded having threesome with a pornstar and a teenager in 1982, claims new book
Donald Trump was recorded having threesome with a pornstar and a teenager in 1982, claims new book

The allegation was made to authors Barry Levine and Monique El-Faizy by a former mobster in the book 'All the President's Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator'

Bernie Sanders distances himself from fellow Democrat Elizabeth Warren, saying she is a 'capitalist through her bones'
Bernie Sanders distances himself from fellow Democrat Elizabeth Warren, saying she is a 'capitalist through her bones'

Sanders' comments came in the wake of the Democratic Party seeing more candidates embracing socialism over capitalism.

'Hero' firefighter saves woman by performing CPR for 30 minutes after she suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight
'Hero' firefighter saves woman by performing CPR for 30 minutes after she suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight

A firefighter on a flight to Los Angeles performed lifesaving techniques for 30 minutes to revive a woman who had suffered sudden cardiac arrest and had no pulse.

12-year-old Michigan boy set ablaze by friends for viral 'fire challenge' hospitalized after suffering severe second-degree burns
12-year-old Michigan boy set ablaze by friends for viral 'fire challenge' hospitalized after suffering severe second-degree burns

Cleary's son, Jason, was reportedly at a friend's house in Dearborn Heights on Saturday when they decided to take on what is popularly known on YouTube as the 'fire challenge'

Detroit police chief 'appalled' by Rashida Tlaib's suggestion to only hire black facial recognition analysts
Detroit police chief 'appalled' by Rashida Tlaib's suggestion to only hire black facial recognition analysts

The congresswoman made the suggestion that the department should hire only back people as facial recognition analysts because "non-African Americans" think all black people look alike. 

Billboard on I-75 near Auburn Hills plays pornographic video for almost half an hour
Billboard on I-75 near Auburn Hills plays pornographic video for almost half an hour

This particular billboard was playing the X-rated movie near Auburn Hills. Police are investigating the matter. 

Mike Pence slammed for taking 8-car motorcade to historic Mackinac Island where vehicles have been banned since 1898
Mike Pence slammed for taking 8-car motorcade to historic Mackinac Island where vehicles have been banned since 1898

This was the first-ever motorcade on the island as vehicles were prohibited since 1898 except for snowmobiles, emergency, and service vehicles

2-year-old girl dies after getting her head stuck in car's power window while trying to climb out as father slept in front seat
2-year-old girl dies after getting her head stuck in car's power window while trying to climb out as father slept in front seat

The girl and her father were reportedly sitting in the vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of their home

Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past
Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past

Warren's great-great-great-grandfather was Jonathan Crawford, a man who served in Major William Lauderdale's Battalion of Tennessee Volunteer Militia from November 1837 to May 1838 — the same battalion which fought two wars against the Seminole tribe in Florida

Drivers running red lights kill two people every day in the US, fatalities at a 10-year high
Drivers running red lights kill two people every day in the US, fatalities at a 10-year high

In 2017, 939 people got killed by vehicles blowing through red lights. This is the highest death toll since 2008 and 28% higher than the 2012 figures.

2020Fund: How Michigan's grassroots organizations are laying the groundwork for that extra push for people to go out and vote
2020Fund: How Michigan's grassroots organizations are laying the groundwork for that extra push for people to go out and vote

The grassroots organizations that actress Alyssa Milano's Movement Voters Project is associated with in Michigan all have their own niche causes but are united in fighting for democracy.

Marysville city council candidate wants to 'keep the community as white as possible' sparking outrage and call for her withdrawal
Marysville city council candidate wants to 'keep the community as white as possible' sparking outrage and call for her withdrawal

The 67-year-old Cramer, who is one of the five candidates eyeing the three open council seats in November, shocked everyone on the panel with her racist remarks

Black man left humiliated as Michigan cops stopped him for 20 minutes after white woman claimed he was staring at her
Black man left humiliated as Michigan cops stopped him for 20 minutes after white woman claimed he was staring at her

Devin Myers was stopped in Royal Oak on August 13 after a woman said he was staring at her and it was ‘making her feel not very comfortable at all’

80-year-old woman was eaten by her pet rottweiler and rats after she died alone in filthy, junk-filled house in Detroit
80-year-old woman was eaten by her pet rottweiler and rats after she died alone in filthy, junk-filled house in Detroit

Sally Honeycheck, 80, died of natural causes while sitting on a lawn chair in her kitchen. She was last seen alive on November 12, 2018.

Model Kathy Zhu, 20, who was stripped of Miss Michigan title over 'racist' tweets has joined Trump's reelection campaign
Model Kathy Zhu, 20, who was stripped of Miss Michigan title over 'racist' tweets has joined Trump's reelection campaign

The Trump campaign called Kathy Zhu 'a patriot who has continued to stand for American values despite being stripped of her crown'.

56-year-old Detroit man in critical condition after being brutally mauled by three pit bulls 'notorious for breaking their chains'
56-year-old Detroit man in critical condition after being brutally mauled by three pit bulls 'notorious for breaking their chains'

Police said the house where the dogs lived was surrounded by chains and had multiple 'beware of dog' signs, but there was no fence around the yard

Trump repeats unfounded claim that Ilhan Omar married her 'brother' to secure US citizenship
Trump repeats unfounded claim that Ilhan Omar married her 'brother' to secure US citizenship

After Trump said this, the crowd at his North Carolina rally began chanting "send her back" following the president's series of attacks against Omar at the event.

Piers Morgan slams Trump for 'racist rhetoric', says AOC and The Squad are as American as the president
Piers Morgan slams Trump for 'racist rhetoric', says AOC and The Squad are as American as the president

Donald Trump asked Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna S. Pressley to 'go back to their own countries' despite them being legal American citizens

Donald Trump comes under fire for racist tweets against AOC and her liberal congresswomen 'squad'
Donald Trump comes under fire for racist tweets against AOC and her liberal congresswomen 'squad'

Trump says the four congresswomen of color should go back to their 'broken and crime-infested' countries, however, all of them are US citizens and only one is foreign-born

Detroit man allegedly kills one gay man and seriously injures another he met using dating app Grindr in robbery gone awry
Detroit man allegedly kills one gay man and seriously injures another he met using dating app Grindr in robbery gone awry

26-year-old Demetris Nelson found the victims, 31-year-old Brian Anderson and 26-year-old Malcolm Drake, on one of the most popular gay dating apps known as Grindr

AfroFuture Fest will no longer charge white people double prices for tickets following backlash
AfroFuture Fest will no longer charge white people double prices for tickets following backlash

Afrofuture Youth, the organizers of the festival, said they had revised the prices over concern for the "safety of our community and family"

Detroit woman says Russian passenger refused to let her sit next to her in her seat on Spirit Airlines flight
Detroit woman says Russian passenger refused to let her sit next to her in her seat on Spirit Airlines flight

Tiarra Dowdell detailed the incident in a series of now-viral Facebook posts and said she would file an official complaint against the airline

Florida man who chopped up father's body and hid remains in golf course sentenced to 15 years in prison
Florida man who chopped up father's body and hid remains in golf course sentenced to 15 years in prison

50-year-old James Scandirito was also ordered to pay a fine of $10,000 in connection to the March 2018 death of his father, 74-year-old James 'Skip' Scandirito Sr

Michigan mom drives car into river killing herself, two children in suspected double-murder suicide
Michigan mom drives car into river killing herself, two children in suspected double-murder suicide

Officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety had to comb the river to recover the bodies of the three victims

Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system
Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system

The process of collecting evidence of sexual assault using 'rape kits' is often a long and invasive procedure that lasts four to six hours and sees the victim's body treated like a crime scene

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