The Michigan defense of its same-sex marriage ban got off to a rough start on Monday when its first witness at a federal trial was dismissed for not being qualified, dealing a blow in what may be an uphill battle to keep its law on the books.
Nearly two months into his tenure as Detroit mayor, Mike Duggan outlined a plan for adding jobs and removing abandoned buildings in the bankrupt city during his first state of the city address Wednesday night.
The Houston Chronicle
WASHINGTON - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the company that owns the fertilizer plant in West for safety violations following a massive explosion at the facility in April that left 15 dead and leveled the surrounding area.
WASHINGTON - Hispanic population growth in Texas continues to be dramatic, with 34 of Texas' 36 congressional districts gaining Hispanic population between 2010 and 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
WASHINGTON - A bill co-sponsored by a Houston congressman would curb electronic waste overseas while encouraging recycling of discarded computers and other gadgets in the U.S.
The State News
With a hard-fought election behind him, President Barack Obama now must face a second term of continued challenges, but MSU experts say his attention to higher education likely will fall short of his campaign promises and first-term efforts.
The MSU Board of Trustees voted to invest more than $42 million in Bain Capital stocks and private equity in 2007 and 2008 during the same time Mitt Romney’s brother, Scott, served as a trustee — which some experts said could be a conflict of interest.
Last Tuesday, when President Barack Obama was celebrating an election-night win, another man also cme out on top: New York Times blogger Nate Silver.