Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation on Tuesday creating harsher penalties for doctors, parents and others convicted of female genital mutilation. Above, the state Capitol in Lansing in 2012.
A tart cherry orchard in Michigan. Warmer days in early spring and erratic spring weather have hurt yields in recent years. Still, cherry growers are reluctant to discuss the role of climate change.
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers her concession speech in New York on Nov. 9. Her campaign announced Saturday it will back recount efforts in three states.
Matt Myers started the M22 business with his brother, Keegan. They trademarked the logo in 2007, but now the Michigan attorney general is challenging the trademark in court.
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A red flag flies over Warren Dunes beach in western Michigan, warning visitors of a high risk of drowning. Like many Great Lakes beaches, Warren Dunes has no lifeguards on duty.
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Mayor Karen Weaver takes a sip of water at the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee hearing titled, "The Flint Water Crisis: Lessons for Protecting America's Children."
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