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  • Justice Alito's vote will be key in 3 cases challenging Obama's power

    Justice Alito's vote will be key in 3 cases challenging Obama's power
    A week after President Obama's 2012 reelection, the conservative Federalist Society gathered 1,500 lawyers in black tie to hear one of their own, Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., vow to hold the line against an ever-expanding federal government that "towers...
  • Britain's phone-hacking trial ends with just one conviction

    A jury failed to reach a verdict Wednesday on the remaining counts against two defendants in Britain’s phone-hacking trial, bringing to a close one of the longest court proceedings in British history in a case that lifted the lid on the sometimes...
  • Tribune's Skiba wins National Press Club honor

    Katherine Skiba of the Chicago Tribune has been honored by the National Press Club for her reporting from Washington, according to an announcement today by the organization. Contest judges gave three awards to The Wall Street Journal and two each to...
  • The Bladensburg cross and the death of free speech [Letter]

    The Bladensburg cross and the death of free speech [Letter]
    Regarding that cross in Bladensburg, when talking about the separation of church and state has anyone actually read the First Amendment to the Constitution ("Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle," May 25)? Why is the phrase...
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  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • Google Moves To Comply With EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Ruling

    Google has taken the first steps to meet a European ruling that citizens can have objectionable links removed from Internet search results, a ruling that pleased privacy campaigners but raised fears that the right can be abused to hide negative...
  • Public comment sought on FCC chairman's proposed Internet rules

    Public comment sought on FCC chairman's proposed Internet rules
    Responding to a sharp public backlash, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler revised his proposed Internet traffic rules as he tries to secure support for the agency to start formally considering them this week. The new net neutrality...
  • The net neutrality battle: FCC chairman backs away, but not enough

    The net neutrality battle: FCC chairman backs away, but not enough
    Fans of net neutrality--the idea that Internet service providers shouldn't be able to block, slow, or favor some content providers over others--should show FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler a little love. Obviously, that's not because Wheeler's open-Internet...
  • Aereo founder blasts Supreme Court decision

    Aereo founder and Chief Executive Chet Kanojia called the Supreme Court's ruling that his company is in violation of the Copyright Act a "massive setback for the American consumer" that send a "chilling message to the technology industry." Launched in...
  • Fixing the recall system

    Fixing the recall system
    Leann Darrow has been waiting on her General Motors dealership for more than a month to get the defective ignition switch on her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt replaced. She has been nervous about driving the car, but as of last week, she was still waiting for...