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The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Michigan, U-M, UM, UMich, UMichigan, or U of M) is a public research university located in the state of Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It also includes two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn. - Source: Wikipedia
The nation's unemployment rate last month fell sharply from 7.3 percent to 7 percent, the lowest in five years, as businesses added another 203,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported Friday morning.
Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama's 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015.
A push by activists to ease the 30-year-old blanket ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men faces a key test this week as a federal panel hears results of the latest research. The findings will be released amid growing pressure from politicians and advocates, including college students, to change the policy.
Amazon is going to start delivering on Sundays, following a uniquely American philosophy of catering to customers. But not all businesses or communities follow that formula.
Late in basketball practice at Loyola High School this week, Austin Hatch slipped around a 7-foot teammate and hit an up-and-under shot with all the grace and savvy you would expect from a Michigan-bound swingman.
A pair of researchers spent years following the progress of women from a single freshman dorm at a major state flagship university. What they found is not encouraging when it comes to the capacity of a college education to break down social barriers.
Police announced Wednesday the arrests of five people in connection with this week's suicide car crash in the heart of China's capital, calling it a planned terror attack — Beijing's first in recent history — and identifying the attackers as members of a Muslim minority.
The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions.
Affirmative action proponents go to the Supreme Court on Tuesday to argue that a ban on discrimination can itself be discriminatory.
Wall Street stocks soared Thursday on signs of a possible breakthrough in the standoff in Washington, with House Republicans proposing a short-term increase in the national debt limit that would prevent a possible default on U.S. Treasury securities for another six weeks.
More than $36,000 has been raised to fight ovarian cancer in a fundraising campaign that started after the words "Go Blue" were written across the sky above Michigan State University.
Miss America is back in town. After being exiled to Las Vegas for seven years, the pageant moved home to its birthplace for an end-of-summer carnival of kitsch and kicks, beautiful women romping in the sand and dipping toes in the sea, and showing their gams to the Boardwalk empire. That's entertainment — and it's big business.
The words "Go Blue" written in the sky near Spartan Stadium before last weekend's Michigan State football game have sparked a fundraising campaign that's raising thousands of dollars to fight cancer.
The biggest downsizing of state and local government in modern history has proved to be a big drag on the U.S. economy since 2009 and a primary reason the four-year-long recovery is more sluggish than other recoveries since World War II, economists say.
The U.S. economy has grown significantly faster than previously thought during President Obama's years in office, clocking in at a healthy 2.4 percent pace on average between 2009 and 2012, under sweeping revisions of the gross domestic product report published Wednesday by the Commerce Department.