Michigan

  • Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on gay marriage 22-03-2014 01:10 PM

    Michigan's ban on gay marriage, approved by voters in a landslide in 2004, was scratched from the state constitution by a federal judge who said the ballot box is no defense to a law that tramples the rights of same-sex couples. Clerks who handle marriage licenses in Michigan's 83 counties...
  • City lifts ban, it's soon expected to be OK to be willfully annoying at Grand Rapids in Michigan 05-03-2014 11:21 AM

    Grand Rapids: It's soon expected to be OK to be willfully annoying in Grand Rapids. The Grand Rapids Press reports (http://bit.ly/1cqxCRm) that the City Commission is nixing a 38-year-old section of city code that states "no person shall willfully annoy another person." City Attorney Catherine Mish recommended repealing the language,...
  • 1.3 mn 'like' friendless Michigan boy's Facebook birthday surprise 13-02-2014 12:00 PM

    Michigan: A Michigan mother's attempt to cheer her 10-year-old son, who suffers from a disorder similar to autism and told her he had no friends, with a Facebook page has won the boy some 1.3 million fans on the social media site by Wednesday. Jennifer Cunningham created the site early...
  • Michigan college offers course in zombies, apocalypse 11-02-2014 11:02 AM

    Mount Pleasant: Some Central Michigan University students are getting schooled in the undead this semester, thanks to a religion course that's exploring apocalyptic themes in biblical texts, literature and pop culture. Philosophy and religion faculty member Kelly Murphy says she always wanted to teach a course on apocalyptic literature, and...
  • 3 killed, 20 injured in multiple vehicle crash on icy Indiana highway 24-01-2014 01:35 PM

    At least three people were killed and more than 20 injured in multiple crashes involving nearly four dozen vehicles Thursday afternoon along an ice-slicked interstate highway in northwest Indiana, officials said. Forty-six vehicles, including 17 tractor-trailers and two other trucks, crashed in icy conditions, shutting down eastbound Interstate 94 near...
  • US freeze: Worst is over say experts, temperatures likely to increase 09-01-2014 09:10 AM

    According to forecasters, the worst is over and the temperatures will now gradually increase. In Minnesota, the temperature is now a mere minus 30 degrees as compared to the minus 50 degrees a day earlier. Meteorologist say that the temperatures are expected to rise above zero by the end of...
  • Ice storm leaves thousands powerless in US, Canada, over 20 dead 26-12-2013 07:17 AM

    Maine: Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked on Wednesday to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark by last weekend's ice storm, and people slowly trickled out of shelters to spend Christmas Day at their finally warm homes. But...
  • Doomsday: Dozens of schools in Michigan shut 21-12-2012 10:20 AM

    Detroit: Dozens of Michigan schools cancelled classes for thousands of students to cool off rumored threats of violence and problems related to doomsday scenarios based on the Mayan calendar, officials said on Thursday. Public schools in Genesee and Lapeer counties, neighboring counties north of the Detroit area, started the Christmas...
  • 'Dr Death', Jack Kevorkian, dies at 83 04-06-2011 09:05 AM

    Detroit: Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, known as 'Dr Death' for helping more than 100 people end their lives, died early on Friday at age 83, his lawyer said. Kevorkian died at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he had been hospitalized for about two weeks with kidney and...
  • Obama 'to be hit by a major scandal soon' 29-05-2011 12:03 PM

    London: US President Barack Obama may face his first big scandal pretty soon, according to a leading political scientist. Based on his mathematical formula, Brendan Nyhan of Michigan University has predicted in his report to 'Center for Politics' website that President Obama's administration is set to be rocked by a...
  • 10-year-old CEO turns business into child's play 15-04-2011 10:09 AM

    Most 10-year-olds are happy playing with their friends and toys but a 10-year-old girl in the US, Hannah Altman, is running her own toy business. ...
  • Democratic party decides Florida, Michigan seats 01-06-2008 08:34 PM

    Gros Islet, St. Lucia: India A look like losing the third and final unofficial Test and with it the series to West Indies A after pacers Delorn Johnson and Kevin McClean devastated them on the third day of the match. Trailing by 106 runs in the first innings, India were...
  • Florida Democrats drop bid to stage primary re-run 18-03-2008 05:47 PM

    Kolkata: Former Test players from Bengal are eagerly awaiting for Sachin Tendulkar to reach the coveted milestone of 100 international hundreds at the Eden Gardens. The Eden Gardens wicket of late has been a batsman's paradise and in the last Test played here, seven players from India and South Africa...
  • Mitt Romney remains in US Prez race 16-01-2008 03:46 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts looks back at Rajsthan Royals' mauling at the hands of the Knight Riders. ...
  • Baby found alive in middle of storm debris 22-10-2007 01:29 PM

    The baby was amazingly unhurt after a tornado ripped apart his home. ...