Obama wants fast-track powers to advance free-trade proposals such as the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership. Many liberals and labor unions say free-trade pacts hurt U.S. jobs.
The death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man critically injured while in police custody, has sparked demonstrations across the city that touch on the fears many from his neighborhood say they feel about their everyday interactions with police.
White House senior adviser Brian Deese said although there’s “a lot of focus on climate change here in Washington,” the issue becomes less rancorous and political elsewhere.
Brown’s shooting led to sometimes-violent protests and spawned a national “Black Lives Matter” movement calling for changes in how police deal with minorities.
As of Wednesday, 873 sea lions had been rescued from the California coastline so far this year. That number is up from 59 of the same species at this time last year, she said.
The exhibit includes 100 stories of transforming health and life. An event featuring hospital officials and a member of the Ford family takes place Thursday.
Despite freezing-cold weather, the TinCaps tallied a season-high 19 hits and beat the Lansing Lugnuts, 9-5, at Cooley Law School Stadium on Wednesday night.
A Huntington University professor is taking Shakespeare to prison; the inmates are the star of the show.
The 102-year-old City Hall will get some much needed renovations. City leaders have decided to rebuild the the building that houses city government by spending $3 million in local TIF dollars.
The Komets are one win away from sweeping Kalamazoo in their first round playoff series as Fort Wayne topped the Wings 3-1 in game three Wednesday night at Wings Stadium to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
Tuesday, junior Ryan Okoniewski threw Bellmont’s first no-hitter in 19 years as the hurler blanked South Side. It only took 24 hours for the Braves to garner another one, as junior Mason Shinabery no-hit North Side on Wednesday night to give the program back-to-back gems.
A city road construction project is causing problems for some drivers.