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Mayor-elect Mike Duggan speaks at his election night celebration in Detroit Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit mayor-elect says he resents focus on race

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s mayor-elect says he resents so much being made of his skin color during his campaign to lead the city. Voters chose Mike Duggan Tuesday as the first white mayor in four […]

11/06/2013

Abraham Pearson, alias Derreck White, is on the run Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 after stabbing a sheriff's deputy several times in the neck and carjacking a motorist while escaping from a downtown Detroit courthouse. (AP Photo/Wayne County Sheriffs Department)

Robbery suspect stabs deputy, flees court in daring escape

DETROIT (AP) — A man awaiting sentencing in an armed robbery was on the run Monday after stabbing a sheriff’s deputy several times in the neck, stealing his uniform then carjacking a motorist in a […]

09/09/2013

Northwestern University

School gives France letter from Napoleon’s brother

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Special delivery from Northwestern University to France: a letter from Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother. The suburban Chicago school has planned a ceremony this week to hand over a letter dated April 27, […]

05/13/2013

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Napoleon’s coded Kremlin letter sold for $243,500

FONTAINEBLEAU, France (AP) — A secret code letter sent in 1812 by Napoleon Bonaparte boasting that his French forces would blow up Moscow’s Kremlin has sold at auction for ten times its estimated presale price.

12/02/2012

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