Tag - michigan



Health officials are increasingly on guard for cases of H5N1, a bird virus that’s known to jump between species and can sometimes cause severe cases in people.
WORLD / Science & Health
May 23, 2024
Second U.S. human bird flu infection reported in Michigan
A farmworker in the state experienced mild symptoms in the eye after coming into contact with an infected cow and has since recovered.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 15, 2024
Biden’s best shot against Trump lies in ‘blue wall’ states
In Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, his campaign sees signs for optimism.
U.S. President Joe Biden joins striking members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) on the picket line outside the GM's Willow Run Distribution Center, in Belleville, Michigan, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 27, 2023
Biden makes history by joining U.S. auto workers picket line
The autoworkers strike that began on September 15 has increasingly become a political football for Biden and Trump.
U.S. President Joe Biden listens to a reporter's question about whether he will visit striking auto workers on the UAW picket line as he walks back to the Oval Office after an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Friday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 23, 2023
Biden to visit Michigan to support auto strike, a day before Trump
Numerous unions have already endorsed Biden's re-election, but the UAW has for now withheld its endorsement.
This undated handout photo provided by the Michigan Technological University shows a M93, "Old Gray Guy," the larger and lighter colored wolf in the front and center.
Sep 1, 2023
How a lone 'immigrant' wolf revived a forest ecosystem
By the 1980s, the wolves were in trouble due to the arrival of canine parvovirus which drove their numbers down from a high of 50 to around 12.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 7, 2020
How claims of dead Michigan voters spread faster than the facts
Run-of-the-mill clerical errors have been used as false evidence of voter fraud in Michigan.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 4, 2020
What we know about the vote in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania
The three states could again prove decisive as President Donald Trump tries to hold on to the White House.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 14, 2020
Michigan developing driverless car corridor
The move would allow testing away from the spotlight on current favorite location California.
Japan Times
May 1, 2020
Divided Detroit struggles to find path to making cars again
The safety measures that Ford Motor Co. has spent weeks preparing to resume North American production fell short of assuaging the United Auto Workers union, which could stand in the way of much of the industry’s plans to reopen.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Dec 20, 2019
'Maybe he's looking up': Trump takes swipe at Democratic congresswoman and her late husband
President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked Representative Debbie Dingell and her late husband during a campaign rally in the Dingells' home state of Michigan.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 21, 2019
After attacks from Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks
Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump.
Japan Times
Jan 8, 2019
Michigan Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six in 2016 shooting spree, saying app could 'take over' his body
An Uber driver accused of fatally shooting six people in Michigan and wounding two others while on the job pleaded guilty to all charges Monday, after initially blaming the ride sharing company's app for compelling him to kill.
Japan Times
Jun 26, 2018
Yu Darvish tosses five innings in minor league rehab start
Yu Darvish, who has been on the disabled list due to right triceps tendinitis, threw five strong innings in a minor league rehabilitation start on Monday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2018
Ex-Michigan State dean who supervised Larry Nassar is also charged with sex crimes
A former Michigan State University dean who supervised the doctor at the center of the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal was himself charged on Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct involving medical school students.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 25, 2018
Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to up to 175 years for sexual abuse
The disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor, Larry Nassar, was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts, following days of wrenching testimony in a Michigan courtroom from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic gold medalists.
Japan Times
Nov 23, 2017
USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct, faces 25-year sentence
Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 8, 2017
Michigan's GOP-led Senate looks to allow concealed firearms in schools, other gun-free zones
The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate was poised Tuesday to begin passing legislation to let people with extra training carry guns inside churches, schools and other places now off limits.
Japan Times
Aug 28, 2017
X League QB Gardner confident on field, comfortable living in Japan
For a man from the Mitten State, practicing in hot, sticky humid weather in the middle of August in central Japan might be a little daunting.
Japan Times
Oct 14, 2016
Ex-Wolverines Gardner, Gallon give Michigan football fans enjoyment in Japan
It's become a trend in recent years for X League clubs to acquire American players, including many who played for prominent U.S. college programs.
Japan Times
Jul 30, 2016
Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut
Like most other American players, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had no idea that football was even played there.


Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan