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Updated at 10:11 AM

Congress has just begun a five-week summer recess — or soon will, after extending the session by a day for a last-ditch effort to get something hammered out on immigration reform — but, based on how little lawmakers have managed to accomplish this year, one would be forgiven for thinking they had already been on an extended monthslong vacation.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Theodore Wafer is on trial in the Wayne County Court in Detroit. The 55-year-old Dearborn Heights resident is accused of shooting to death 19-year-old Renisha McBride with a shotgun as she knocked on the front door of his home before dawn one...

Updated Jul 31, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the accomplishments of Congress.

Updated Jul 31, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Last week’s botched execution of convicted killer Joseph Wood was enough to make anyone sick to their stomach. Unless, of course, you believe justice and revenge are one in the same.

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Jesse Ventura.

Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the ebola virus.

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Israel and Gaza.

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 1:22 PM

These are heady days for Elizabeth Warren.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on efforts to ban pit bull dogs.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 12:27 PM

A growing number of American companies are moving overseas ... on paper, at least.The tactic is called a corporate inversion, but for those who have no idea what that means, perhaps a more apt description would be “shady tax dodge.”

Posted Jul 25, 2014 at 1:01 AM

A prison term should not mean a lifetime of misfortune for a former offender. Yet that is what the criminal justice system produces every day. Former offenders are saddled for life with criminal records that make employment, education and public...

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