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Michigan man among 1st in US to get ’bionic eye’
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field
During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
Streaming TV case before Supreme Court on Tuesday
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
UAW drops appeal of defeat in Volkswagen vote
The United Auto Workers dropped its appeal of a worker vote against unionizing at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee.
As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out
After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.
Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans
Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the present time, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.
Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report
The government’s latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish.
Judge in gay marriage case asks pointed questions
A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.
Obama shows skepticism on Russia in Ukraine
President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn’t make good on its commitments.
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