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Michigan apartment complex bans all indoor smoking inside residences

Michigan apartment complex bans all indoor smoking inside residences

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 20 (UPI) -- A resident of a Michigan apartment complex said he feels new rules banning smoking inside individual residences are discriminatory.

Arthur Chu, controversial 'Jeopardy' contestant, finally defeated

March 12 (UPI) -- Arthur Chu said goodbye to Alex Trebek on "Jeopardy."
Kate Stanton
Public transportation ridership up in 2013

Public transportation ridership up in 2013

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- In 2013 Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation, the most in 57 years, the American Public Transportation Association said Monday.

Debbie Dingell launches campaign for husband's congressional seat

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Debbie Dingell kicked off her campaign for her husband's Michigan congressional seat Friday, telling a crowd in Dearborn she knows "just how big" his shoes are.

Fugitive mortgage scammer allegedly attacked prosecutor after capture

DETROIT, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A man convicted in a massive Detroit mortgage scheme assaulted a prosecutor following his capture after eight months on the run, officials say.

Florida jumps to second in basketball poll; Syracuse still No. 1

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Syracuse continues to be the unanimous No. 1 team in the USA Today coaches' basketball poll but Florida has passed undefeated Wichita State for the second spot.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
By United Press International
Chicago Auto Show, Tesla's cross country trek

Chicago Auto Show, Tesla's cross country trek

The Chicago Auto Show is known as a "consumers" show, and this year it's good to be in the market for a new vehicle.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer
Psychiatric exam ordered for woman accused of stabbing Blige's dad

Psychiatric exam ordered for woman accused of stabbing Blige's dad

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The woman charged with stabbing singer Mary J. Blige's father is to undergo a mental examination at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Black Students Union wants more minorities at U. of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Jennifer Gratz, a plaintiff in a lawsuit over affirmative action at the University of Michigan, accused the Black Students Union of seeking "special treatment."

Ryan Miller, Patrick Kane among U.S. Olympic hockey picks

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Goalie Ryan Miller, MVP of the 2010 silver medalists, and high-scoring Patrick Kane were among those selected to the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team Wednesday.

New York City restaurant waiter explains $1,000 tip

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A New York City waiter says he was one of the lucky restaurant workers who received an oversized tip from former PayPal executive Jack Selby.

Anonymous 'Tips for Jesus' diner leave huge tips around country

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The owners of an Instagram account titled @tipsforjesus has left tips in the thousands of dollars at restaurants in Chicago, San Francisco and elsewhere.
Ohio State ejections: Brawl caught on video [WATCH]

Ohio State ejections: Brawl caught on video [WATCH]

Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Three players were ejected for fight that took place shortly after a punt during Saturday's Ohio State-University of Michigan game in Ann Arbor, Mich.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Honda Accord, GM bailout, Ford recalls

Honda Accord, GM bailout, Ford recalls

The contenders were the redesigned Mazda3 sedan, new Toyota Corolla, Audi A6 TDI turbodiesel, BMW 328d (diesel) and Honda Accord.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

COL FB: Ohio State 42, Michigan 41

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Carlos Hyde scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter and No. 3 Ohio State's defense foiled a key extra-point try to beat arch-rival Michigan 42-41 Saturday.

A big fish rounds out the ballot in Ann Arbor, Mich.

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Despite a slippery record, a 20-pound carp is running for office in Ann Arbor, Mich., as a write in candidate, the "candidate's" campaign publicity indicates.

Lupus affects younger black women disproportionately

ATLANTA, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, or lupus, disproportionately affects young African-American women and at a comparatively early age, U.S. researchers say.

Proposed law would require Michigan pints of beer to hold 16 ounces

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A proposed law in Michigan is aimed at ensuring beer drinkers who pay for a pint get at least 16 ounces.

Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill suffers seizure, misses game

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Minnesota football Coach Jerry Kill has suffered a fifth epilepsy-related seizure in two years and was absent during Saturday's game, the school announced.

Nanomaterial chip tracks cancerous cells through bloodstream

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Cells that help the spread of cancer throughout the body can be detected in early-stage cancer patients using a nanomaterial-based chip, U.S. scientists say.

4-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himself in the head

DUNDEE, Mich., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A 4-year-old boy from Dundee, Mich., died after shooting himself in the head with a handgun, police said.
U.S. motorists have been driving less in recent years

U.S. motorists have been driving less in recent years

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. motorists who drive light-duty vehicles are driving fewer miles these days, with a 5 percent drop since 2006's peak, researchers say.
Birth of baby changes sexual desire in partners of new moms

Birth of baby changes sexual desire in partners of new moms

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The sexual desire of heterosexual partners and same-sex partners of women who have given birth are affected by the baby, U.S. researchers say.
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