After a Key Win, Michigan Girds for Its Next Battle: Freeing Jim Harbaugh 

Nov. 12, 2023 11:49 am ET The emotional aftermath of Michigan’s key win over Penn State on Saturday turned into a celebration of the one person notably absent: Jim Harbaugh, the Wolverines’ coach who had been suspended by the Big Ten over alleged sign-stealing.  Offensive coordinator Sherrone Moore, who filled in as acting head coach, … Read more

Michigan Beats Penn State Without Jim Harbaugh While Legal Battle Ramps Up

Updated Nov. 11, 2023 3:21 pm ET When the Big Ten suspended Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh over alleged sign-stealing violations late Friday afternoon, the school rushed to court with an urgent message: It needs Harbaugh to finish off a dream season. But the Wolverines, ranked No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, were … Read more

Big Ten Suspends Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh in Sign-Stealing Case

Updated Nov. 10, 2023 9:05 pm ET The Big Ten Conference on Friday barred Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh from coaching the remainder of the team’s regular season games, an unprecedented sanction that follows allegations against the Wolverines football program of illegally attending future opponents’ games to steal play-signals.  The conference announced the penalty as Michigan’s … Read more

Las Vegas Strip Workers Reach Tentative Deal With Wynn Resorts

Updated Nov. 10, 2023 10:23 am ET Las Vegas Strip casino workers and three gambling companies struck labor contract deals this week after months of negotiations, narrowly avoiding a strike ahead of the high-stakes Formula One race weekend in the city. The Culinary and Bartenders unions had set a Friday strike deadline to reach deals … Read more

Abortion Rights Measure Takes Lead Shortly After Ohio Polls Close

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 8:10 pm ET Shortly after polls closed in Ohio, supporters of a measure to enshrine abortion rights in the Midwestern state’s constitution had an early lead, in the highest-profile ballot question on a range of issues in Tuesday’s elections around the U.S. The Ohio vote is the latest test of where … Read more

'Urban Archaeology: Lost Buildings of St. Louis' Review: The Art of Adornment

An exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation gives a close-up view of carved and cast creations that once decorated many of the city’s structures.

GM, UAW Reach Tentative Labor Deal to End Strike

Updated Oct. 30, 2023 10:22 am ET General Motors became the last of the Detroit automakers to reach a new tentative labor deal with the United Auto Workers union Monday to end a strike that has spanned more than six weeks, according to people familiar with the talks. This latest accord follows tentative agreements struck … Read more

Michigan Rescinded Contract Offer to Jim Harbaugh After Sign-Stealing Allegations

The University of Michigan has rescinded a new contract offer for head football coach Jim Harbaugh in the wake of a sign-stealing scandal that has rocked one of the favorites to play for college football’s national championship, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move is the first sign that the school may … Read more

Dean Phillips Aims to Tap Democrats’ Unease About Biden’s Age

Updated Oct. 27, 2023 3:45 pm ET CONCORD, N.H.—For months, Americans have expressed apprehension about a rematch between President Biden and former President Donald Trump in next year’s election. Now more options are beginning to emerge. Rep. Dean Phillips (D., Minn.) on Friday launched a quixotic bid to challenge Biden in New Hampshire’s unsanctioned Democratic … Read more