Death becomes her: Women make inroads in funeral industry

The American Board of Funeral Service Education says that 65 percent of graduates from funeral director programs in the U.S. are now female
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Wayne County prosecutor to hold community town hall meeting

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will give a presentation on school threats, domestic violence and sexual assault kits during a town hall meeting in suburban
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Swiss reject plan to entice herders to save cow, goat horns

Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a national referendum on a cattle farmer's proposal to have the government subsidize herders of goats and cows if they let their
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Gonzalez, Reed, Bailey among 25 Hall of Fame semifinalists

First-year eligible Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed and Champ Bailey are among 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Honorary Oscar recipient Marvin Levy can't believe his luck

Legendary publicist Marvin Levy, soon to be recipient of an honorary Oscar, still can't believe his luck
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Morgan leads Cornell to 86-44 win over SUNY-Canton

Matt Morgan had 22 points to lead Cornell to an 86-44 win over Division III SUNY-Canton as 15 Big Red players put points on the board on Thursday night
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The Latest: Democrats concede Michigan House to GOP

Democrats concede that Republicans will keep control of the Michigan House of Representatives, continuing their eight-year run leading the chamber
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The Latest: Michigan Republican Walberg wins 6th House term

Rep. Tim Walberg has won a sixth House term, dispatching Democrat Gretchen Driskell and keeping the southern Michigan seat in Republican hands
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The Latest: Democrat Stevens flips Detroit-area House seat

Former Obama auto bailout chief Haley Stevens has won an open U.S. House seat representing Detroit's affluent northwest suburbs, flipping it for the Democrats
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The Latest: Slotkin: Incumbent Bishop concedes in House race

Democrat Elissa Slotkin says incumbent Republican Mike Bishop has conceded in Michigan's 8th U.S. House District race
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The Latest: Michigan voters approve recreational marijuana

Michigan voters have legalized the sale and use of recreational marijuana, making their state the first in the Midwest and the 10th overall to do so
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The Latest: Democrats concede Michigan Senate to GOP

Democrats are conceding that Republicans will control the Michigan Senate again, continuing their 34-year run leading the chamber
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The Latest: Michigan Republican Upton wins 17th House term

Longtime Republican Rep. Fred Upton has won a 17th House term, defeating Democrat Matt Longjohn in southwestern Michigan
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The Latest: Marijuana referendum opposition concedes defeat

The primary opposition group to Michigan's ballot initiative on whether to legalize recreational marijuana has conceded defeat
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The Latest: Michigan voters back new redistricting approach

Michigan voters have passed a constitutional amendment that will entrust the job of drawing the state's voting districts to an independent commission rather tha
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The Latest: Michigan voters approve expanded voting measure

Michigan voters have approved a wide-ranging constitutional amendment that will allow people to register and vote on the day on an election, request absentee ba
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The Latest: Michigan Democrat Stabenow wins 4th Senate term

Democrat Debbie Stabenow of Michigan has a fourth term in the Senate, defeating Republican challenger John James
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The Latest: Michigan Republican Bergman wins 2nd House term

Republican Rep. Jack Bergman has been re-elected to the House, defeating fellow retired Marine Corps officer Democrat Matthew Morgan in their northern Michigan
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The Latest: Muslim woman from Detroit elected to Congress

A Muslim woman from Detroit has won the congressional seat long held by Democratic Rep. John Conyers, who stepped down amid sexual harassment claims by former s
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The Latest: Democrat Whitmer wins Michigan governor race

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer has won the race for Michigan governor, defeating Bill Schuette and upending years of Republican control in the state
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The Latest: Crews restore power to polling places amid winds

Utility crews in Michigan are working to keep polling places running as high winds bring scattered power outages to the state
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NFL, other football levels talk consistency in rules, safety

NFL, representatives from other levels of football talk about finding consistency in rules and safety in the game
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Mullens has sterling debut in 49ers 34-3 win over Raiders

Nick Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns for the most productive NFL debut since the merger, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 34-3 win over the
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Owens to get Hall of Fame ring during 49ers game

Terrell Owens came back to his roots to get his Hall of Fame ring
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