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Freedom of the Press

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  • Tony Dungy's sad, embarrassing world

    Tony Dungy's sad, embarrassing world
    Let me get this right: A man who wants to love another man is worse than a man who pays for and revels in killing a bunch of dogs for sport. Welcome to Tony Dungy’s world. That’s some talking head NBC Sports has, huh? In Dungy’s...
  • Assembly urges Washington Redskins to ditch 'degrading' name

    Assembly urges Washington Redskins to ditch 'degrading' name
    Add one more to the growing list of those who want the Washington Redskins football team to adopt a new name: the California Assembly. The Assembly approved a resolution Wednesday urging the National Football League to pressure the team's owner,...
  • Egypt authorities likely committed crimes against humanity, group says

    Egypt authorities likely committed crimes against humanity, group says
    A leading international human rights group asserted Tuesday that Egyptian authorities likely committed crimes against humanity in the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators last August, most of them supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi...
  • Morris to seek AG opinion on county fair's political group ban

    Morris to seek AG opinion on county fair's political group ban
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Del. Rick Morris, R-Carrollton, will request an opinion from Attorney General Mark Herring later this week about whether the Isle of Wight County Fair Committee's decision to bar him from handing out legislative literature...
  • Two reporters briefly detained near protest in Ferguson, Mo.

    Two reporters briefly detained near protest in Ferguson, Mo.
    As police in this St. Louis suburb turned out in force Wednesday evening to discourage another night of unrest, they unleashed a brief contretemps by arresting a pair of reporters. Protests have occurred every night since a Ferguson police officer...
  • Washington Post reporter recounts arrest in Ferguson, Mo.

    Washington Post reporter recounts arrest in Ferguson, Mo.
    For the past week in Ferguson, reporters have been using the McDonald's a few blocks from the scene of Michael Brown's shooting as a staging area. Demonstrations have blown up each night nearby. But inside there's WiFi and outlets, so it's common for...
  • Stickergate charges 'a bunch of nonsense,' DA says

    Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta was called a "cupcake" by a district judge, who this week threw out charges his police department filed against three men who posted stickers around town calling for his firing. No surprise, Trachta fared just as...
  • Notes and notables

    A deeper connection Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the economic engine that drives Hampton Roads, but there is something unique and special about the work done there that goes well beyond numbers. It is...
  • What the Hobby Lobby decision does -- and doesn't -- say

    To the editor: It is misleading to say flatly that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling applies to all corporations. ("Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision," July 3) Twice the majority opinion stated its holding very simply....
  • Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]

    Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]
    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • George Clooney Hits Out at Tabloid That Allegedly Put His Fiancee's Life in Danger

    George Clooney has hit out at British tabloid the Daily Mail, alleging the paper has run a false story about his fiancee, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, that has put her life and the lives of her family at risk. The Mail, which has been...