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Miss Michigan Emily Sioma tells OS she used her 10-second introduction at the Miss America competition to draw attention to "something much bigger than herself". She told millions of viewers she was "from the state with 84% of the US fresh water but none for its residents to drink." Flint has been plagued with a deadly water crisis - caused by lead piping - since 2014. (Photo: Emily Sioma. Credit: Getty Images).
Former President Bill Clinton and music legend Smokey Robinson were among the speakers at her funeral.
At a wake for Aretha Franklin in Detroit, fans pay melodious tribute to the Queen of Soul.
People on a beach on the shore of Lake Michigan formed human chains to try to rescue swimmers caught in rough water on Sunday.
The weather system was captured at Lake Superior, Michigan, in the US.
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As Cornish super-fans enjoy a special sneak preview of series four, those in the US are turning green with envy.
A group of about 30 flew to the county from across north America recently to tour some of the locations the drama was filmed at.
Melody Stimbert from Michigan told us the show had "changed her life" after the death of her husband and opened up a whole new world of friendships with other fans online.
She had to fly home two days before the preview screening at Redruth cinema on Tuesday evening and wants a Poldark premiere in the US.