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Freedom of the Press

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  • Lawmakers set to clamp down on Times Square's caped crusaders

    Lawmakers set to clamp down on Times Square's caped crusaders
    Cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Spider-man have been adored by generations of children, but their costumed counterparts who roam New York City's Times Square are more a public nuisance, New York City lawmakers said on Wednesday. Indeed,...
  • Germans feeling betrayed as another US spy probe begins

    BERLIN News Wednesday that Germany is investigating new allegations that the United States bought secrets from a German official the second such probe to become public in a week delivered another blow to U.S.-German relations over what is now a year-old...
  • 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...
  • Lions' Calvin Johnson transforming lives of young men with foundation, family at side

    DETROIT Calvin Johnson grabs a chair, turns it around and sits. His mother, Dr. Arica Johnson, has just finished giving a world-class presentation to five young men who have been awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships through her son's foundation....
  • A celebration of Freedom. Interpretations may vary

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, July 4: When did the concept of "freedom" become conflated with "selfishness"? We started wondering about this back in April, when Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was burning through...
  • Yemen extradites Ethiopian opposition official to Addis Ababa: government

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Yemeni authorities have handed over to Ethiopia an opposition official who had been sentenced to death in absentia on charges of plotting to overthrow the Addis Ababa government, state media reported on Wednesday. Andargachew...
  • 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....
  • Michigan man admits to burning Qurans

    DETROIT A Detroit man born in Iraq who says he has a history of psychological problems has admitted to burning Qurans in Dearborn, Mich., on three separate occasions over the past month. Ali Hassan Al-Asadi, 51, was arrested on June 25 outside the...
  • ACLU defends liberty

    The American Civil Liberties Union, partnering with other organizations and law firms, works to protect our constitutional rights against government infringement. This year the ACLU of Pennsylvania has successfully led actions defending students'...
  • Pro-Beijing figure warns Hong Kong's freedoms under threat: report

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's leaders could re-think Hong Kong's autonomy if tensions in the Asian financial hub reached a level that threatened national security, one of the city's leading pro-Beijing figures has warned. Jasper Tsang, president of...