MLK Jr. holiday celebrations include acts of service, parades


ATLANTA (AP) — Communities across the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday with acts of service, prayer services and parades. But with the November presidential election as a backdrop, some events took on an overtly political turn. In King's hometown of Atlanta, ...

Arctic freeze continues across huge sections of US, Canada


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Brutally cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills stayed put across much of the U.S. on Monday, promising the coldest temperatures ever for Iowa’s presidential nominating contest, holding up travelers, and testing the mettle of NFL fans in Buffalo for a playoff game ...

Trump notches a commanding win in the Iowa caucuses


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump scored a decisive win in the Iowa caucuses on Monday with his rivals languishing far behind, a victory that sent a resounding message that the GOP's 2024 presidential nomination is his to lose. It was not immediately clear who would ...

GOP candidates make last-minute appeals to Iowa voters


With just one day to go until Iowa's presidential caucuses, the candidates are urging their supporters to brave bone-chilling cold and blustery wind to help carry them through Republicans' leadoff voting contest. The final Des Moines Register/NBC News poll before Monday night's caucuses found ...

U-of-M captures national football title


Bouquet: After three years of tumultuous finishes, the Michigan Wolverines football team “bet” on themselves this season, and wisely so. The national champion Wolverines returned home Tuesday night to thunderous applause and screaming fans after their 34-13 victory over the Washington ...