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WATCH LIVE: Impeachment Hearings With Marie Yovanovitch, Ex-Ambassador To Ukraine

Updated at 10:57 a.m. ET Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch warned Congress on Friday that the precedent set by her recall from Ukraine this year weakens Washington's ability to work with developing nations around the world. Yovanovitch told the House Intelligence Committee in its second impeachment hearing that the U.S. has set an example for developing countries seeking to build institutions and fight corruption — but her ouster showed that enemies in Ukraine could exploit American officials to...

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For days, air quality monitoring stations across New Delhi have been flashing a dark red reading — severe — the worst of six categories. The level of tiny particulate matter in the air this week was more than nine times what's considered safe to breathe.

Two patients have been diagnosed in Beijing with the most dangerous form of the plague – the medieval disease also known as the Black Death.

The announcement sent shock waves rippling through China's northeastern capital as authorities attempted to tamp down fears of an epidemic by censoring Chinese-language news of the hospitalization.

The NFL is poised to discipline Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, who ignited an on-field fight Thursday night when he yanked Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph's helmet off and whacked him in the head with it.

Garrett's actions obliterated the NFL's boundaries of controlled violence, resulting in his immediate expulsion from the game. The brawling triggered shock and outrage and disbelief in the closing seconds of a game that that his defense had dominated.

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Three states have filed an amicus  brief on behalf of Michigan in its suit to have the Line 5 pipeline beneath the straits of Mackinac decommissioned.


Michigan’s water infrastructure needs a $12-billion overhaul.


The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced on Wednesday that marijuana retailers can transfer half of their products from medical to recreational sales beginning December 1st.

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Get out your hunter’s orange. Tomorrow is opening day of this year’s firearm deer hunting season.




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Democratic and Republican leaders are hopeful they will reach a deal on a supplemental budget. But it looks like that won’t happen until after Thanksgiving. 

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A conspiracy theory is brewing around the country..and at a northern Michigan brewery.

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An insurance industry group says a fee charged to many Michigan drivers will drop by more than half. That’s due to a change in the state’s auto insurance law.

A new tool out of the University of Michigan maps the community’s vulnerability to heat stress of regions across the state due to climate change.

East Lansing receives new mayor

Nov 13, 2019
City of East Lansing

East Lansing has a new mayor.  The city council unanimously selected fellow member Ruth Beier for the city’s top post. 

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Democratic lawmakers are criticizing remarks by Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake).


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