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Freedom of the Press

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  • Massaging of critical data undermines our society

    Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust -- not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics -- doomed civilizations of the past, from...
  • A difficult balance [Editorial]

    A difficult balance  [Editorial]
    The principle of separation of church and state has been a pillar of American democracy since the country's founding, and most people think they know what it means. Yet in practice, the proper balance between freedom of religious expression and what is...
  • Roundup: A zoo kills again, celebrities uncouple, Mrs. Obama in China

    This week, Times video editor Ann Simmons and columnist Robin Abcarian discuss three stories that have resonated with readers: When the Copenhagen Zoo announced earlier this week that it had killed four healthy lions to make way for a new lion in...
  • Secret Service agents must tell White House protester they're sorry

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania woman who protested at the White House will get an apology and a family trip to Washington from the U.S. Secret Service to settle a lawsuit that accused the officers of effectively turning her away....
  • Private prayer and government speech [Letter]

    Private prayer and government speech [Letter]
    The Sun correctly criticized the Carroll County Board of Commissioners for defying a federal court order by opening a recent meeting with a sectarian prayer ("A difficult balance," March 27). But one point was faulty: The editorial expressed concern...
  • FCC issues new rules that crack down on local TV partnerships

    The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules Monday that will greatly reduce and potentially bring to an end the popular practice of business partnerships between competing local television stations. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said such...
  • Mississippi high court halts woman's execution, orders a new trial

    Mississippi high court halts woman's execution, orders a new trial
    Until Monday, Michelle Byrom was set to become the first woman executed by Mississippi in 70 years -- for a murder her son reportedly confessed to committing. The Mississippi Supreme Court halted Byrom's execution, threw out her murder conviction and...
  • After campaign finance ruling, battle for Congress likely to heat up

    WASHINGTON -- Both major political parties predicted an expanded battle for control of Congress in the months ahead following Wednesday's Supreme Court decision to end aggregate limits on big donors. Conservative groups trying to flip control of the...
  • Charles Keating scandal proves Supreme Court is dead wrong on money

    What a fantastically ironic coincidence that on the same day the Supreme Court struck down a law limiting campaign contributions because money does not automatically corrupt politicians, we received news of the death of Charles Keating, the very poster...
  • Court strikes political donor caps

    Court strikes political donor caps
    A divided Supreme Court has struck down aggregate limits on how much money wealthy donors may spend on elections, a decision that could pour vast sums of new cash into the nation's increasingly expensive system of campaign finance. The 5-4 ruling...
  • Lawsuit alleges bullying at Newport-Mesa

    A mother is suing for monetary damages, written apologies and new school policies, alleging a Newport Beach teacher bullied her daughter in 2011 and her complaints about it were not properly addressed. According to a lawsuit filed in federal court in...