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Freedom of the Press

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  • FCC's dull plans for Internet get viral, angry response

    WASHINGTON This summer the dull-sounding technology term "network neutrality" prompted street protests and viral web campaigns, crashing the Federal Communications Commission's website with a record-breaking flood of over a million comments from the...
  • Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land

    Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land
    Thank you, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Now, due to your two-to-one ruling, there are two things to which Florida doctors have no right under the First Amendment: to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater, and to ask any questions to a patient...
  • Travel Q&A: Jabbed in the back at 30,000 feet

    Travel Q&A: Jabbed in the back at 30,000 feet
    Q: I can hardly stand to fly because the person sitting behind me always punches their seat-back entertainment screen so hard I can feel it through the seat into my back. What can I do? Feel Like Screaming A: In-flight entertainment touch screens on thin...
  • Obama's crackdown on leakers damages constitutional protections, activists say

    WASHINGTON Recent revelations of the U.S. government's pervasive surveillance program and its crackdown on leaks are making it increasingly difficult for American journalists and lawyers to do their jobs, the advocacy group Human Rights Watch and the...
  • My emotional return to Israel

    As I watch Hamas firing hundreds of rockets against Israel, and the violent protests in Europe about Israel, thoughts come flooding back about the first time I ever visited the country and my most recent visit last month. My first trip to Israel in...
  • Celebrating Detroit's 313th birthday

    Celebrating Detroit's 313th birthday
    Dear America: We just had a birthday. Our 313th. It was a bit of a big deal here, but I am guessing it makes no sense to you. Many things from Detroit do not. So let me explain. Our 313th was significant because 313 is our area code. Yes. Our area...
  • Lions postpone contract talks with Ndamukong Suh until after season

    The Detroit Lions have tabled talks on a contract extension with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season, but general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand both insisted Monday that they still expect to re-sign Suh at some...
  • U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says

    U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration's crackdown on...
  • Michigan State's MSU's Mark Dantonio warns that being a hunted team can be 'precarious'

    CHICAGO Mark Dantonio has been to Big Ten media days as a conference co-champion in 2011 and as a coach coming off of consecutive 11-win seasons in 2012, but this year is different. Dantonio's Spartans were the unquestioned No. 1 team in the league...
  • Michigan's Hoke not concerned about job status

    CHICAGO Brady Hoke may be under pressure entering this season, given Michigan's regressing record during his three seasons. So far, though, he's not showing it around Ann Arbor. "Coach Hoke is still the same laid-back type of guy," U-M defensive end...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Grilled Shrimp Skewers

    Grilling shrimp is a delicious way to cook them. But don't just toss shrimp on the grill (unless they're huge) because they could fall through the grates. A better way is to skewer them so they cook evenly and they're easier to tend to. When preparing the...