US District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that the National Day of Prayer violates the First Amendment’s prohibition on government endorsement of religion.
04/15/2010 10:05 pm
Radar suggests large fireball from meteor shower landed in southwest corner of Wisconsin.
04/15/2010 07:29 pm
The meteor in Wisconsin seen Wednesday night appeared as a fireball in the sky, shaking the ground with its accompanying sonic boom. It's not known if the meteor landed or burned up.
04/15/2010 03:42 pm
In Pictures Unusual birds
A new study of youths who aged out of the foster care system shows 60 percent of the men had been convicted of a crime and 75 percent of the women had received public assistance. Unemployment and homelessness are high, indicating more support is needed, the study finds.
04/07/2010 10:48 am
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre was already the graybeard of the NFL. Now, his daughter Brittany Favre has given birth to a son, making him the league's only grandpa.
04/06/2010 06:56 pm
Today's revelation that a Minnesota priest charged in a 2007 sex abuse case involving a teenage girl still practices in India continues to put a spotlight on the Vatican and Pope Benedict.
04/05/2010 07:59 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/02
Michigan is second only to Texas in the number of 'patriot' groups, including militias like the Hutaree. It has a long tradition of spawning antigovernment groups.
03/30/2010 09:22 pm
The latest Catholic sex abuse scandals are confronting Pope Benedict with what one Catholic newspaper calls the "largest institutional crisis in centuries." In Germany, the church announced a hotline for victims of abuse. A summary of key cases that happened on Benedict's watch.
03/30/2010 02:32 pm