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Obama Campaign Clawed Back After a Dismal Debate
By the time President Obama had waded through a convoluted answer about health care - "He's not mentioning voucher-care?" someone called out - a pall had fallen over the room. When the president closed by declaring, "this was a terrific debate," his re-election team grimaced.
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What's at stake for LeBron James, Miami Heat in Game 6? Everything | Michael Rosenberg |
In the fast-moving media world of 2012, the obituary comes before the death certificate. You call it tasteless; we call it efficient. So it is with the Miami Heat, who are only down 3 games to 2 but already have been cut into bite-sized pieces and served to stray dogs.
With Woods, the swing's the thing | Michael Rosenberg |
DUBLIN, Ohio -- Tiger Woods shot two-under 70 at the Memorial Tournament, which means two things: 1. He is back. 2. Oh, shut up. One round does not mean he is back. I'm glad we all agree. But forget the score for a moment. This looked like ...
Michael Rosenberg: Nationals love Bryce Harper but the feeling is far from universal
Bryce Harper has skipped a lot of steps in his baseball career: college, his last year of high school, anonymity. Harper is that rare person whose talent is so outrageous that the rest of him has to catch up to it. He decided at 16 that being the No.
Florida farm workers tell how drugs, debt bind them in modern slavery - Tampa Bay Times
A lawsuit claims a Florida farm boss keeps workers tied down with low wages and deep debts. HASTINGS - LeRoy Smith thought he had hit rock bottom when he found himself trolling Atlanta's gay district, looking to exchange sex acts for a hot hit off a crack pipe.
Hearing on: Executive Overreach: The HHS Mandate Versus Religious Liberty
Hearing on: Executive Overreach: The HHS Mandate Versus Religious Liberty Tuesday 2/28/2012 - 2:30 p.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building
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BEIJING (AP) -- An overseas group said Monday that a Tibetan Buddhist monk died after setting himself on fire outside a monastery in western China, and more than 1,000 people were trying to prevent police from taking his body away.
Conservative Christian group holding Santorum rally Friday in Shelby Township
Conservative Christians are rallying for Rick Santorum on Friday at an event in Shelby Township. The Michigan chapter of the Faith & Freedom Coalition -- an evangelical group founded by Ralph Reed -- is holding a campaign rally for Santorum on Friday at the Palazzo Grande.
Democrats Walk Out of Tense Hearing on Contraception (Video)
Feb 16 2012, 12:13 PM ET After a clash over the exclusion of women from a panel on birth control, three representatives march out in boycott. Three Democrats stalked out of a hearing on Capitol Hill today over disagreements about the slant and composition of a hearing on birth control and religion.
Watch Rick Santorum's speech to Detroit Economic Club at 12:35 today
The Detroit Free Press, in partnership with the Detroit Economic Club, is pleased to bring you the webcast of today's DEC meeting with GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum. Santorum's address to the DEC today will be webcast at 12:35 p.m.
Jewish Theological Students to Study at Hartford Seminary | Hartford Seminary
HARTFORD, CT (February 13, 2012) -- Hartford Seminary, and the New York-based Jewish Theological Seminary have entered into a pioneering agreement for JTS students to study at Hartford Seminary to gain a better understanding of interfaith relations.
Top Ficano aide charged in corruption probe
Detroit- Federal prosecutors charged a Wayne County executive who quit Wednesday with extortion, theft and obstruction of justice. It is the first criminal charge leveled in a widening corruption probe involving Wayne County government. Rochester Hills resident Tahir Kazmi, 52, who quit as chief information officer on Wednesday, was charged along with Dearborn resident Zayd Allebban, the county's director of enterprise application.
Defendant Charged with Investor Fraud Who Fled to Middle East is Arrested
AHMED ALABADI, a 44-year-old citizen of Iraq and former resident of Dearborn, was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on the evening of Friday February 3, 2012, announced United States Attorney Barbara McQuade. Alabadi was arrested on an indictment for bank fraud, attempted bank fraud, and money laundering.
GOP largely ignores birth-control furor in hearing with Sebelius - The Hill's Healthwatch
Republicans have vowed to keep pressing their attack against the White House’s birth-control mandate, but you wouldn’t know it from the way they approached a hearing with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday. It was the first time Sebelius has testified before Congress since announcing the contraception mandate.
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Home / News & Publications / News Releases / Msgr.Lajiness Named Sacred Heart Rector Msgr. Todd Lajiness Named Rector/President of Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron has announced the appointment of Msgr. Todd J. Lajiness as the new rector/president of Detroit's Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
Views on provocative Real Catholic TV station anger Detroit archdiocese and others
As a Catholic TV station based in Ferndale becomes increasingly popular around the world, church officials are trying to tell the public that the media outlet does not represent Catholicism. In two public statements, the Archdiocese of Detroit has taken the unusual step of publicly criticizing Real Catholic TV, saying "that it does not have the authorization required under church law to identify or promote itself as Catholic."