| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:06 PM
It's amazing how the actions of just a few can tarnish the reputation of many. So, after months of making headlines, for all the wrong reasons and having the NCAA strip the Penn State football team of their wins dating back to 1998, it's finally time...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Fourteen-year-old Sharrell Bailey wouldn't be starting ninth grade at Oak Ridge High School on Monday if it weren't for the new Junior Achievement Academy opening there.
The magnet program, which will focus on leadership and entrepreneurship, is Junior...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:13 PM
All around the world, events are being held to mark 100-years since the sinking of the Titanic, including a display here in Michigan.
Right now, you can check out more than 250 artifacts at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. The collection is the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:33 AM
President Barack Obama is making a stop in Michigan on Wednesday.
He's scheduled to speak at a fundraising reception at 3:30 p.m. at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn.
According to the President's website, tickets cost between $100 and $5,000 per...
| Mar 15, 2009
On a bright day in the late 1980s, a weary Sen. Christopher Dodd stepped off a plane at Shannon Airport, picked up a rental car and drove into the rolling Irish countryside to clear his head of the pressures of Connecticut politics. He rumbled through the...
| May 23, 2010
CROSS VILLAGE, Mich. — In the mitten-shaped state of Michigan, there is perhaps no prettier roadway than the squiggly one up north bordering the outer tip of the state's ring finger. That's state Route 119.
It's formally known as the Tunnel of...
| Jul 11, 2010
No matter how the most optimistic among us might try to spin it, this Florida heat is tough to take when summer moves into the dog days.
Fortunately, the resourceful traveler knows there are cool things to do, literally, in the Sunshine State. So fold up...
| Jun 7, 2008
In "Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel," Julia Keller, the Tribune's cultural critic, provides a lively and well-informed biographical study of Richard Jordan Gatling (1818-1903), inventor of the prototypical machine gun that made his name far more familiar...
| Mar 5, 2010
Kim Harper started a career before starting a family. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1990, she traveled, earned a law degree and began working as an attorney. When Harper married in 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, hoped a baby would...
| Dec 18, 2009
Puzzled by the onslaught of advertising that touts pregnancy prevention along with bonuses like clearer skin and a period-free lifestyle, Jennifer Meyer balked at a birth control pill that would reduce her monthly cycles to just four per year.
| May 24, 2010
Crystal Lake's Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children.
"I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor) the better,...