OMAHA, Neb. — A major winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the middle of the country while another system blanketed areas of the Southwest, disrupting travel for a second consecutive day Tuesday and shuttering many schools.
The state health department reported 3,011 new lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 35 more deaths related to COVID-19 on Monday.
CHICAGO — The summer derecho that rattled windows and ripped down trees across the Midwest caused an estimated $11 billion in damage, becoming the costliest storm event to occur in less than 24 hours in at least four decades.
With a perfect storm of aging residents, low birth rates, COVID-19 deaths and immigration cutbacks, 16 states saw population decreases last year as the United States experienced the slowest national population growth since the Great Depression.
The state health department reported 2,157 new lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 17 deaths related to COVID-19 in Michigan on Friday.
WASHINGTON — With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that the nation's COVID-19 response is under new management and he's demanding progress to reduce infections and lift the siege Americans have endured for nearly a year.
The state health department reported 2,165 new lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Michigan on Thursday and 148 deaths related to COVID-19.
There were 2,031 more lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 40 more deaths related to COVID-19 in Michigan on Wednesday, the state health department reported.
WASHINGTON — Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States Wednesday, just hours after his predecessor left the White House, clearing the way for a beleaguered nation to turn the page on one of the most divisive chapters in its political history.
WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will look like no other thanks to a once-in-a-century pandemic, security fears triggered by the worst raid on the U.S. Capitol since 1814 and a boycott by the sitting U.S. president.
The Michigan health department reported 2,843 new lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 20 deaths related to COVID-19 in the state on Monday.
Throughout his short but monumental life, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. rebuked discrimination against African Americans and urged action to shake racism’s grip on society – advancing a movement that helped transform the United States.
When Corey Hill reports for work at the Daimler Trucks manufacturing plant in Cleveland, North Carolina, he knows he won’t be able to stay a safe physical distance from his coworkers on the assembly line.
PETERSBURG, Va. — The downtown Petersburg icon known fondly as “St. Joe” is turning 145 this Sunday. Alumni share their thoughts about the oldest continuously operating school in the Richmond Diocese.
(AP) — The threat of extremist groups descending on statehouses across the country in demonstrations Sunday prompted some governors to roll out a massive show of force and ramp up security, less than two weeks after a mob overran the nation's Capitol.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers in Bulgaria on Jan. 6 ignored warnings issued by health authorities to abstain from mass gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic and kept instead to their centuries-old Epiphany traditions.
The number of new lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Michigan on Friday was 2,598, completing a seven-day streak of new daily cases in the state that were under 3,000.
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout.
There were no surprises at the Capitol on Wednesday when Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, became one of the 197 Republicans to vote against the articles of impeachment.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon impeached President Donald Trump for a second time, accusing him of inciting insurrection by urging on a mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol a week before.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of the U.S. House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, just a week after he encouraged loyalists to "fight like hell" against election results — a speech that was followed by a mob of his supporters storming the U.S. Capitol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under battle flags bearing Donald Trump's name, the Capitol's attackers pinned a bloodied police officer in a doorway, his twisted face and screams captured on video. They mortally wounded another officer with a blunt weapon and body-slammed a third over a railing into the crowd.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, calling him a threat to democracy after the deadly assault on the Capitol.
Midway through a conversation about her 14-year-old, Claire, Jamie Davis Smith felt the need to change direction for a moment, to highlight the happiness her daughter can experience.
WASHINGTON — The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is intensifying scrutiny over security at the upcoming inauguration ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden that already has been reshaped by the pandemic and the prospect that President Donald Trump may not attend.
Betsy DeVos, the West Michigan political force who rose to education secretary, resigned Thursday night, saying Pres. Donald Trump incited a mob that invaded the Capitol Wednesday evening.
WASHINGTON — With 12 days left in his term, President Donald Trump has finally bent to reality amid growing talk of trying to force him out early, acknowledging he’ll peacefully leave after Congress affirmed his defeat.
WASHINGTON — Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the W…
There were 4,326 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 51 deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Michigan health department on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As demonstrators swarmed the U.S. Capitol, Congress was forced to abruptly halt deliberations Wednesday over Republican challenges to Joe Biden's presidential victory.
U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) on Tuesday night hosted his second telephone town hall in a matter of two months – this time discussing Congress’ expected certification of Electoral College votes to assure Joe Biden as next president.
Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, for constituents across Michigan's 2nd Congressional District.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will include a "virtual parade across America" consistent with crowd limits during the coronavirus era, organizers announced Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats' push to immediately bring President Donald Trump's demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would "begin a process" to address the issue.
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was on the political hot seat Tuesday as Democrats and President Trump pushed him to approve raising the amount of the coronavirus stimulus direct payments to $2,000.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most improbable of presidents, Donald Trump reshaped the office and shattered its centuries-old norms and traditions while dominating the national discourse like no one before.
At Christmases past, parishioners at Middle Collegiate in New York City rejoiced over gospel hymns, carols and soul tunes played on a Steinway piano that is now only metal and ashes after the historic church was destroyed this month by fire.
WILMINGTON, Del. — His motorcade thunders around Delaware, snarling traffic. Everywhere he goes, a security team envelops him and a pack of journalists trails behind.
One is thriving after switching from online public school to in-person private education. The other is struggling, stuck in her virtual classroom.
The state health department reported 3,443 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Michigan on Wednesday, along with 70 new deaths related to COVID-19.
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: We typically host several family members and their children in our home for a visit each December. But due to COVID-19 we have decided to avoid social encounters. How can I tell my siblings that they and their children can’t come without creating a rift? Also, do you have a…