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Freedom of the Press

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  • Police not ruling out abuse in case of 12-year-old boy found in basement, stepmom in custody

    DETROIT The stepmother of 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V who was found alive in the basement of his Detroit home 11 days after he vanished was taken into custody on a warrant issued for a probation violation, police said Thursday. Meanwhile, police...
  • Missing boy had not been in basement in earlier searches, Detroit police say

    DETROIT The 12-year-old boy who was found alive in his father's basement almost 11 days after he went missing had been in another location during earlier searches of the house, Detroit Police said Thursday. Detroit Police spokesman Sgt. Michael Woody...
  • Barbara Walters retired? Uhhh ... I don't think so!

    "I GAVE them hope!" remarked Barbara Walters, accepting the 21st First Amendment Award and speaking of the old days when she used to rise at 4 a.m. on West 57th Street to go work on "The Today Show." She has told this story before -- of how she...
  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...
  • Virginia grappling with Internet realities

    I want to link a couple of stories with a common thread: How quickly technology changes things, and how difficult it can be to find the proper, nuanced, response in the law and in practice. Uber and Lyft, the online-based, taxi-like systems, have been...
  • Teachers' union rallies for raise

    Teachers' union rallies for raise
    Blaring car horns could be heard throughout the Newport-Mesa Unified School District offices Tuesday evening. Drivers honked in support of the nearly 100 teachers, who stood on the corner of Baker and Bear streets in Costa Mesa to protest what the...
  • Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits

    Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits
    A blazing sun was melting the Rev. Chu Yiu-ming’s brow as he worked the pavement outside a subway stop in Hong Kong, but the 70-year-old Baptist minister just kept refreshing his grin and pressing fliers into the palms of passersby. “...
  • Egyptian activist, 23 others get 15 years in jail for political dissent

    A criminal court on Wednesday handed down a 15-year jail term for a leading figure in the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak in connection with a protest last year against the military-backed government. It was the first such verdict under new Egyptian...
  • 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...
  • For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term

    His largest one-man show opened in Berlin in April, two more exhibits recently debuted in Britain, and his art currently occupies center stage at the Brooklyn Museum. Come September, he unveils an installation on Alcatraz. But that's not all Ai Weiwei...
  • Leadoff spot no help for Tigers' Austin Jackson in loss to Sstros

    HOUSTON Detroit manager Brad Ausmus spoke with emphasis and hope about Austin Jackson before and after Sunday's game. Jackson spoke afterward with the class and resiliency that has marked his five years with the Tigers. But it turns out that Sunday's 6-...