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Freedom of the Press

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rebuilding Myanmar's crippled universities from DeKalb

    Rebuilding Myanmar's crippled universities from DeKalb
    In its messy, uncertain evolution toward democracy, Myanmar is reconstructing a crippled university system. That's where the remodeled garage in DeKalb comes into play, in a vital way. The building, under the shade of an oak tree on Northern...
  • Muzzling doctors about guns is bad medicine for kids

    Muzzling doctors about guns is bad medicine for kids
    It's a free country, folks are wont to say. So says the Bill of Rights' guarantee to Americans. We can worship how we like. We can peaceably gather when we choose. We can bear and keep AK-47s. And we can say what we darn well please. Unless, that...
  • The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate

    The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate
    #Watergate #WhatDidThePresidentKnowAndWhenDidHeKnowIt #ItsNotTheCrimeItsTheCoverUp #SmokingGun #NixonResigns On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon went on national TV to announce his resignation effective at noon Aug. 9. No president had ever...
  • Porn production plummets in Los Angeles

    Porn production plummets in Los Angeles
    As Hollywood battles to keep movie and TV shows from leaving the state, another local industry — adult entertainment — is fleeing Los Angeles. At least that's the picture that emerges from the latest data on location filming in the region....
  • Mayo: Docs vs. Glocks ruling stunning and scary

    Mayo: Docs vs. Glocks ruling stunning and scary
    When my daughter was younger and we went to her pediatrician, the doctor asked me a couple of questions: Do you have any guns in the house? And, do you have a pool? My answers: No, and yes. As a pool owner, I wasn't offended that she asked. She...
  • Daily Press hosts second group from Ukraine

    Daily Press hosts second group from Ukraine
    NEWPORT NEWS — For a second time this year, the Daily Press is hosting representatives from a newspaper in Ukraine. Three employees of Rivne Vechirne and two interpreters will work alongside Daily Press staff this week, learning about the news,...
  • PASSINGS: Dick Wagner, Wilton Schiller

      Dick Wagner Rock guitarist worked with Alice Cooper, others Dick Wagner, 71, a rock 'n' roll guitarist who worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith, and also co-wrote songs for Cooper, died of respiratory failure Wednesday at a...
  • In Africa policy, let freedom ring

     In Africa policy, let freedom ring
    After leaders from more than 40 African countries gathered for President Barack Obama's historic summit, we should not forget that free speech and a free press are economic development issues too. That message emerged as an important theme in a panel on...
  • Detroit child shot to death in bed; police hold 'person of interest'

    Detroit child shot to death in bed; police hold 'person of interest'
    An 8-year-old Detroit boy was shot and killed Wednesday while lying in bed, authorities said, and police are interviewing a "person of interest" in the case. Detroit Police Sgt. Michael Woody, a department spokesman, told the Los Angeles Times that...