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  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Crossovers, trucks outsell cars, indicating a healthy economy

    Crossovers, trucks outsell cars, indicating a healthy economy
    Trucks continue to outsell cars, and that could be a good sign. So far this year, cars account for 47.4 percent of U.S. sales, according to data from WardsAuto. Analyst Haig Stoddard forecasts light trucks will outsell cars for the foreseeable future....
  • Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate

    Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate
    There are several states in the union that allow specialty license plates adorned with the Confederate flag. And now there could be one more, Texas. Will Florida be next? Probably not, but here's why. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District...
  • Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents

    Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents
    He craved more, more and even more stuff. "I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters. Was...
  • Green and wild: Ireland the way you imagined it

    Green and wild: Ireland the way you imagined it
    "I carry the sun in a golden cup, the moon in a silver bag." --Irish poet W.B. Yeats Breda met me in front of the butcher shop and led my car down a road so narrow a moonbeam would need daylight to find it. Then we arrived at Thomas Lynch's...
  • More cruise passengers lured by a private balcony

    More cruise passengers lured by a private balcony
    The Titanic didn't have them. Neither did the snooty Queen Elizabeth 2 or the swinging TV "Love Boat" Pacific Princess. But now many travelers refuse to cruise if they don't have a balcony cabin. "The first couple times I cruised I had a porthole...
  • Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]

    Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]
    I read the article, "Prayer case plaintiffs file for contempt" (April 3) with great interest since it quotes Bruce Holstein's comments at a Carroll County Commissioners meeting regarding a federal court injunction that temporarily bars the commissioners...
  • Shelly Sterling will go to court to resolve dispute

    Shelly Sterling will go to court to resolve dispute
    The mental state of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is becoming the central issue in the proposed sale of the team. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, and her attorneys plan to seek an emergency order from a California probate court on...
  • GM to face daily fines over late response to regulators' questions

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining General Motors Co. $7,000 per day until it responds to all questions the agency submitted to it last month regarding an ignition switch defect. NHTSA said Tuesday it would levy the fine after...
  • Ted Deutch condemns Supreme Court decision lifting campaign contribution limits

    Ted Deutch condemns Supreme Court decision lifting campaign contribution limits
    Original post | 11:31 a.m. Updated 3:40 p.m. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Broward-Palm Beach county Democrat, is strongly criticizing Wednesday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on campaign finance contribution limits. He was later joined by...
  • Chan Lowe: Ferguson, Missouri

    Chan Lowe: Ferguson, Missouri
    If you were traveling in Austria today, you might have seen the story about the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Missouri plastered across every one of that country’s front pages.   Why would a remote Central European country care so much about a...