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Donald Trump Holds Rally At Grand River Center
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Fear & Loathing in 2016

The Summer of Trump is on the cusp of becoming The Autumn of The Donald. Just don’t expect everyone in the GOP to like it. This public fascination with Donald Trump, Republicans say with a mix of disbelief and disgust, was not supposed to last this long

FILE - This Aug. 19, 2011 file photo shows Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska. President Barack Obama on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 said he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Obama Faces Backlash on Mt. McKinley Renaming

President Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mount McKinley sparked a backlash from Ohio politicians protective of a native son from the state, former President William McKinley, just as Obama was set to leave for a historic trip to Alaska

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Clashes in Ukraine Kill Officer After Vote

A grenade exploded outside Ukraine's parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer. About 100 other officers were injured in the clashes, 10 seriously

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See All the Winners of the 2015 VMAs

MTV's 2015 Video Music Awards aired Sunday, and while the ceremony was overshadowed by a purported "feud" between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj over the top nominations, it was host Miley Cyrus who found a way to overshadow everyone

Blue Bell Ice Cream.

Blue Bell Ice Cream Slowly Returns to Stores

Blue Bell Creameries resumed delivering ice cream to select regions, several months after shutting down production when Blue Bell products were identified as the source of a multi-state listeria outbreak in which three people died

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Europe to Meet for Emergency Talks on Refugee Crisis

The E.U. is calling emergency talks to discuss ways of coping with its rapidly escalating refugee and migrant crisis, which it says has attained "unprecedented proportions." The talks will be held on Sept. 14 and be attended by Interior Ministers

Terry Bollea, Hulk Hogan,

Hulk Hogan Apologizes for Racist Comments

An emotional Hulk Hogan apologized to fans on Good Morning America for racist comments he made that were caught on tape. "I'm not a racist, I never should have said what I said. It was wrong. I'm embarrassed by it," he said

erena Williams

What to Know Before the U.S. Open

Serena Williams will be chasing down two milestones in tennis history at the 2015 U.S. Open, which starts Monday in New York. But Serena's not the only player shining. Here's a closer look at the this year's tournament

Frisch's Big Boy Sale

Get Ready for More Big Boy Restaurants

Frisch's Restaurants, a chain famous for its signature Big Boy burgers, will be adding more restaurants in a bid to court a younger crowd. The restaurant chain is adding more than 100 locations in four states

On-Air Shooting

Parents of Slain TV Journalist Push for Gun Control

The parents of a Virginia TV journalist who died in a grisly on-air shooting last week said in a new interview that they are committed to waging a campaign for more gun control measures in the wake of their daughter's death

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Renowned Horror Director Wes Craven Dies

Acclaimed Hollywood horror maestro Wes Craven, director of classics like the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream movie series, died in his Los Angeles home. The 76-year-old director passed away after a lengthy battle with brain cancer