| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:18 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:03 PM
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.
| Aug 7, 2014
On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon went on national TV to announce his resignation effective at noon Aug. 9. No president had ever...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:31 AM
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.
| Aug 3, 2014
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,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:20 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
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...