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Shoe Pantry Plus caters to an elite clientele: Metro Detroit's homeless veterans

An Oakland County foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Anthony Weinert gave free shoes and socks to homeless veterans at Detroit's Emmanuel House Friday....

Actor Channing Tatum takes time with campers during visit to Charlotte Motor Speedway

Actor Channing Tatum made good on his promise to show up Sunday for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina....

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

Some lawmakers are working to save the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program or get Congress to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail....

Should grilling heat be indirect or direct?

Here’s how to set your grill up for either one and why you should choose one over the other....

Grilling recipes: Infuse wood flavor into pork tenderloin

Here’s an easy recipe to ease into using wood chips to infuse flavor in grilled foods....

Grilling recipes: Chicken burgers a hit topped with sage pesto

Not up for beef burgers, these chicken burgers fit the bill for your backyard barbecue....

Grilling recipes: Creamy brie meet spicy mayo in burgers

Brie Burgers are sure to impress your Memorial Day cookout guests....

Grilling recipes: Caribbean Pineapple Ribs sweet and spicy

Baby back ribs have a spicy kick with a sweet finish....

Slow down and take in Denali

Many generous people have given their lives to this place; they’ve settled here, and reset their clocks, reset their conscience....

Denali gears up for a big summer

Warmer weather and a centennial celebration means more visitors to Denali National Park....

Groom bolts, but wants bride to take some blame

Question: I recently called off my wedding less than a week beforehand. And everyone hates me now - my ex, her family, even my family has been nasty to me....

Snapshots from two world wars give a Windsor man a window into father and grandfather’s service, trauma

VA psychiatrist’s father, grandfather documented life between South Pacific bombing runs in WWII and an advance through France in WWI....

McBrayer: Jesus calls for humility, not hubris

With humility, we go down to the earth, lowering ourselves in surrender. With hubris, we rise from the earth, we scrape and scramble to the top,...

Get fired-up with rib recipes this Memorial Day

Are you ready for Memorial Day, the unofficial kickoff of grilling season? Here are rib, sauce and rub recipes to get you fired up this weekend....

Journal discovered after her death reveals Macomb woman's struggles with chronic disease

Ilene Michalski scrawled her private thoughts in a journal in her Macomb Township home. After she died, her husband was shocked by what she wrote....

Detroit area will see 80% of solar eclipse during August astronomical event

If you can't get to path of totality in one of the 14 U.S. states that will see the 2017 total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, there's no need to despair. Michiganders should still be...

St. Lawrence Island tribal groups tried to protect walruses. Now the animal they rely on faces a threat they cannot control.

Long ago, the walruses were almost wiped out, and with them the people of St. Lawrence Island. Climate change is bringing a new threat....

Groom bolts but considers bride the villain

Dear Carolyn: I recently called off my wedding less than a week beforehand....

Spruce-tip pickle recipe from Juneau chef Beau Schooler

This pickle could serve as the base of a tartar sauce or be served as-is with battered halibut or cod or alongside crab cakes....

20-somethings have twice the risk of getting colon cancer

A study that reviewed more than 490,000 cases of colorectal cancer found that younger people have double the risk of contracting colon cancer than older people....