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Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine
Once a tiny specialty that drew mostly psychiatrists, addiction medicine is expanding its accredited training to include primary care residents and "social justice warriors" who see it as a calling.
Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own
Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: "That's a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species."
Head Of Japan's Olympic Committee Steps Down Amid Tokyo 2020 Corruption Probe
French prosecutors suspect the Tokyo bid committee of paying bribes to host the 2020 Games. Tsunekazu Takeda, who also chairs the IOC's Marketing Commission, maintains his innocence.
White Nationalist Groups Increase Recruiting And Propaganda Across The West
The Anti-Defamation League says white supremacist propaganda has increased by more than 180 percent in the past year, as the groups seek to recruit disaffected white kids looking for community.
Nazarbayev Resigns As Kazakhstan's President; Was First Elected In 1991
Nazarbayev is the only president Kazakhstan has ever known. He first rose to authority as a Communist Party official — and he's been accused of human rights abuses.
Nebraska Floods: 74 Cities, 65 Counties Declare A State of Emergency
Vice President Pence will visit Nebraska on Tuesday to survey damage caused by Midwest floods that have killed at least four people and displaced hundreds.
Dan Auerbach Reflects On The Sounds Of Easy Eye Sound Studios
Auerbach breaks down working with new artists and seasoned session players through his label imprint, Easy Eye Sound.
ISIS Camp In Baghouz Is Captured As U.S. Allies Declare Progress In Syria
"This is not a victory announcement," the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say, even as they celebrate a breakthrough in a battle in Syria's Euphrates River Valley.
What Alan Krueger Taught Us
The renowned economist and former Obama adviser Alan Krueger died this past weekend. We look at his enormous legacy.
'Poppy Apocalypse': A California City Swarmed By Selfie Stick-Toting Tourists
More than 100,000 people descended on Lake Elsinore, Calif., over the weekend for a chance to frolic among the flowers. City officials strained to keep up.
Facebook Admits Mosque Shooting Video Was Viewed At Least 4,000 Times
The video was viewed about 4,000 times before Facebook removed it. Then the social media platform had to contend with more than a million attempted re-uploads.
'Kushner, Inc.' Adds Little To The Canon On Jared And Ivanka
Other journalists have previously reported many of the serious claims presented in Vicky Ward's book; her own yields generally feel meager, wrapping even the smallest scoops in a fog of insinuation.
'Lot' Paints An Unforgettable Portrait Of Houston And Its People
Bryan Washington's debut story collection brings the Texas city to life in all its struggle and imperfect glory.
Why Restaurant Demand For Smaller Fish Fillets Is Bad News For Oceans
Many U.S. chefs and retailers prefer intact fillets that constitute a single portion. That demand is driving overfishing for young fish that haven't reproduced. A new campaign aims to change that.
Marcelo Gleiser Wins Templeton Prize For Quest To Confront 'Mystery Of Who We Are'
The prestigious award comes with nearly $1.5 million in winnings. The physicist, who teaches at Dartmouth and has written for NPR, says he's driven by the "many questions we still have no clue about."
Rio Grande Valley Landowners Plan To Fight Border Wall Expansion
A decade ago, dozens of Texas landowners fought the federal government's efforts to build a wall on their land. Those battles are beginning again as new walls are planned for the Rio Grande Valley.
Massive U.S. Machines That Hunt For Ripples In Space-Time Just Got An Upgrade
The twin sites in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory are about to go back online. New hardware should make them able to sense more colliding black holes and other cosmic events.
Amy Klobuchar Runs On A Record Of Accomplishments — Including With Republicans
The Minnesota Democratic senator and 2020 presidential candidate has touted a bipartisan approach and stopped short of embracing some progressive priorities, distinguishing her from many competitors.
New Zealand PM Ardern Urges Her Nation To Make Gunman 'Nameless'
Jacinda Ardern repeated her pledge to change New Zealand's gun laws and she questioned the role of social media in publicizing the attack by a self-proclaimed white supremacist.
'Shocked' New Zealand Rifle Club Revokes Membership Of Mosque Shootings Suspect
In the days following Friday's attack, more details are emerging about the alleged gunman. The country's police force believes he acted alone.
Gillibrand makes her pitch to Michigan voters: I can beat Trump
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand keeps it simple. “I’m going to give you just two minutes on why I’m going to win, and then you can ask me any...
Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke visits Michigan
Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke packed the Hometown Heroes coffeehouse in Centerline on Monday. O'Rourke was the first Democratic presidential hopeful to...
Gov. Whitmer pitches fuel tax boost as permanent fix for crumbling roads
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is traveling the state to sell her plan to raise the gas tax by 45 cents per gallon. The fuel tax increase would go to fix roads,...
Stateside: Dearborn mosque leader on Christchurch attack; NCAA brackets; Flint singer Tunde Olaniran
Today on Stateside , the executive administrator of the Dearborn-based Islamic Center of America shares how his community is feeling three days after 50...
Michigan AG turns documents over to US House panel probing Flint water crisis
Michigan’s Attorney General’s office has sent new documents to a congressional committee investigating the Flint water crisis. Since Democrats won...
Michigan missing out on revenue as fans bet big on March Madness
Around 47 million Americans are expected to bet on this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. That's according to a survey from the American Gaming...
Andre Williams, man of style and raunchy lyrics, dead at 82
Andre Williams, an R&B musician who got his commercial start in Detroit, died Sunday in Chicago. He was 82. Williams moved from Alabama to Detroit...
Corporate Support Account Executive
Michigan Radio is looking for a determined and persuasive sales person to meet, and work with businesses and organizations around Michigan. If you are...
Old debates on regulation of e-cigarettes for minors cause concern for law enforcement
Law enforcement in Michigan wants to make it illegal for minors to possess vaping products and for retailers to sell e-cigarettes to minors. But an...
Detroit Tigers' Michael Fulmer needs Tommy John surgery, says Dr. Andrews
Detroit Tigers' Michael Fulmer has been recommended to have Tommy John surgery on his elbow.
Detroit Country Day School sued for racial discrimination over marijuana allegation
Former football player claims he was forced to leave the school after being wrongly accused of smoking pot.
March Madness predictions 2019: Who will win every game in NCAA tournament
We predict every game in the 2019 NCAA tournament. Who will reach the Final Four? Who will win the national championship?
You can vote for Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel to become a LEGO set
The 710-piece model was created by University of Michigan engineer David Lorch and has received more than 1,900 votes.
Family shopping amid Meijer pet supplies spots man exposing himself
The father of a 4-year-old girl told police the man's pants were unbuttoned and his genitalia was hanging out.
Eloise's long-hidden basement: 'You sense someone else is down there'
The sprawling, abandoned Eloise health complex is considered by some to be one of America's the most haunted places.
Wendy Williams reveals she has been 'living in a sober house,' recalls past cocaine abuse
“I look so glamorous out here,” the talk-show host told her audience Tuesday. “But after I finish my appointments, I am driven by my 24-hour sober coach back to a home that I live in."
Christoffer Ehn belongs in Detroit Red Wings' rebuilding plans. Here's why
Detroit Red Wings' Christoffer Ehn is a hard worker who shows signs of becoming a solid grinder.
Bernie Torme, former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist, dead at 66
Torme, who died Sunday, is best known for his albums with Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan, beginning to play with Ian Gillan and Ozzy Osbourne’s band.
Emergency declared in part of western Michigan due to flooding
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Newaygo County after heavy rains and melting snow caused flooding.
Michigan football has a chip on its shoulder after Ohio State debacle
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh spoke with WJR-AM on Tuesday morning.
'He was just munching on it': Lynx trapped after attacking geese
The catch comes on the heels of a possible lynx sighting near Lexington in February.
Here is Michigan basketball's path to another Final Four run
Michigan Wolverines path to 3rd Final Four in 7 years up for taking. John Beilein has done all he can, now it's up to players
Former Mississippi police officer says she had sex while child was dying in hot car
3-year-old Cheyenne Hyer died in 2016, after her mother Cassie Barker, a former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer, left her in a hot car.
Letters from Detroit Tigers spring training: A fun team with no jerks
Observations of Miggy, Christin Stewart, Michael Fulmer and the lack of idiots on the Detroit Tigers.
Report: Detroit's first winery in 60 years to open tasting room in old Stroh's building
Detroit Vineyards, reportedly Detroit's first winery in 60 years, is opening a tasting room in the old Stroh's building near Eastern Market.
Report: Detroit man accidentally shoots his foot aiming for a cockroach
A Detroit man told police he mishandled his gun, accidently shooting himself in the foot. Reports say he was trying to kill a cockroach.
Woman arrested for attempting to open door on Delta flight en route to Detroit
The woman was restrained by other passengers until the plane landed in Michigan at about 6:45 p.m. Monday.
43 dogs removed from Roseville garage for health, sanitation concerns
Roseville police found 43dogs in need of immediate attention at a garage on Saturday, according to a news release.
Kalkaska gas station sold tainted kerosene that could explode
Customers are being warned by the Kalkaska County Sheriff's Office not to use the dangerous mixture.
Michigan State basketball in NCAA tournament: How to watch Thursday
East Region, first round: No. 2 seed Michigan State Spartans (28-6) vs. No. 15 seed Bradley Braves (20-14).
Michigan basketball in NCAA tournament: How to watch Thursday's game
West Region, first round: No. 2 seed Michigan Wolverines (28-6) vs. No. 15 seed Montana Grizzlies (26-8).
Here is what happens when you try to open a plane door mid-flight
The possibility of opening a plane door depends on the air pressure as the plane's elevation changes.
Detroit Lions free agency tracker: Who's coming, who's going
Here's a look at all the Lions' roster moves since the start of free agency
Michigan football: Shea Patterson the No. 1 QB, but that's not set in stone
Michigan football's depth chart at quarterback is topped by Shea Patterson, Dylan McCaffrey and Joe Milton.
Missing South Dakota woman's body found in Upper Peninsula river
Tamara LaFramboise, 46, was reported missing to the Yankton County Sheriff's Office March 5. Her body was recovered from a river in Menominee County.
Lawsuits: Domino's, Playboy websites aren't accessible to blind users
Companies are increasingly under fire from plaintiffs who say they are frozen out of the digital era because websites aren't accessible.
Common Ground Music Festival: Zedd, Playboi Carti, DJ Elephante, Yung Gravy join lineup
Acts start to fill up 4-day festival lineup to perform June 27 to 30 at Louis F. Adado Riverfront Park.
Putnam: Lansing couple helping the homeless arrested for trespassing in CATA station
Julia Miller and Martin Mashon, who founded Punks with Lunch Lansing in 2017, are both charged with trespassing at the downtown bus station.
Lansing settles lawsuit over road through Ormond Park. Here's what the city agreed to.
The settlement between the city of Lansing and Friends of Ormond Park brings a nearly two-year-old legal battle to an end.
Police searching for missing Lansing woman, infant child
Ashley Shade, 35, was last seen in the area of South Washington Avenue and Holmes Road and may be endangered, Michigan State Police said.
Minor League Baseball: Lansing Lugnuts to temporarily change logo, get new Latino identity
Team will honor Latino culture this season, offer merchandise and hold a Cinco de Mayo street festival.
Police: Lansing man stole a speaker from a vehicle. It belongs to Gov. Whitmer's daughter.
Authorities say the man stole a bluetooth speaker from a vehicle parked at the Michigan governor's residence. He could face up to five years in prison.
Why Minor League Baseball's Lansing Lugnuts will temporarily change their name, logo
Tyler Parsons, the team' s GM, explains the process behind changing Lugnuts' name and logo for festivities May 3-5 in Lansing, Michigan.
Officials release name of man killed in Sunday house fire
Fire officials said Devon Anderson, 31, died in an accidental fire on Vincent Court.
Lansing Grand River Assembly has new leadership, new vehicle
General Motors named Darci Marcum plant director of the Lansing Grand River plant earlier this year.
Tickets for 'Hamilton' at the Wharton Center go on sale this week
Do you want to see Hamilton at the Wharton Center in East Lansing? You do? You do? You do? You do? Tickets go on sale soon.
Police: Man arrested Sunday after firing at law enforcement officers
Police say they arrested a 36-year-old St. Johns resident after he fired shots at officers Sunday night. No one was injured during the incident
Could an eel farm bring more indoor fish farms to Michigan? Local officials think so.
A Florida-based company wants to bring an indoor eel farm to St. Johns. Local officials think it could attract more aquaculture to Michigan.
Indoor go-kart tracks slated to open at the Meridian Mall by the end of the summer
High Caliber Karting and Entertainment plans to open an indoor karting
Stressed and hating her job, Lansing woman starts cheesecake business, and it's booming
Fans of Everything is Cheesecake know better than to wait if they want their weekend fix.
General Motors unveiling newest Lansing-made product: the Cadillac CT5
The Lansing-made Cadillac CT5 vehicle will make its public debut in April at the New York International Auto Show.
Dansville's Jacob Moran going to American Idol's Hollywood week
Dansville's Jacob Moran wowed American Idol judges when his audition for the show aired Sunday night on ABC.
Jack the Ripper identified, but these cold case murders, kidnappings remain a mystery
Several cold cases that still remain a mystery: Madeleine McCann, JonBenet Ramsey and Amber Hagerman.