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Freedom of the Press

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  • 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...
  • Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case

    Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case
    WASHINGTON -- In a victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a New Mexico photographer who claimed a free-speech right to refuse to shoot a wedding album for a same-sex couple. The photographer was charged with...
  • Supreme Court ruling may be windfall for political party leaders

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's decision to lift the cap on the amount donors can contribute in a congressional election cycle promises to shift power to the political party's established leaders, who had lost ground to outside groups. With the...
  • Judge tosses out 'Piolin' extortion suit against ex-staffers

    Judge tosses out 'Piolin' extortion suit against ex-staffers
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed an extortion lawsuit brought by popular Spanish-language radio personality Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo against six former staff members of his canceled Univision Radio show — and ruled...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reflecting on Flintridge Sacred Heart's history

    We’re all stories, when all is said and done. The past becomes our mythology with hidden metaphors tucked in the crevasses of our life. The metaphors become our poetry and in time, poetry becomes legend. Legendary truth, however, is different than...