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Freedom of the Press

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  • Lawyer confirms GM will use bankruptcy shield against recalled-vehicle claims

    WASHINGTON General Motors' top lawyer under harsh questioning by U.S. senators acknowledged Thursday that the company will not waive its bankruptcy protection in dealing with court litigation linked to claims involving its millions of vehicles recalled...
  • Red Wings' Mike Babcock: 'If you don't want to be coached, don't come here'

    DETROIT After the Detroit Red Wings failed to sign one of the top-flight defensemen from this year's free agent class, many speculated that one reason could be free agents are turned off by Mike Babcock's hard-nosed coaching style. Babcock responded to...
  • U.S. says Myanmar journalists' sentences 'send wrong message'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, which has made a priority of improving relations with Myanmar, said on Friday it was "very concerned" by reports that four journalists and a newspaper boss were sentenced to 10 years' hard labor there this month....
  • GM pickup trucks to get 8-speed transmissions

    General Motors plans to incorporate 8-speed automatic transmissions into some of its 2015 full-size pickup trucks and SUVs, an important upgrade as the industry awaits Ford's aluminum F-150 pickup later this year. GM said today that the 6.2-liter, 8-...
  • Pacers, Rodney Stuckey come to terms on one-year deal

    Rodney Stuckey's seven-year run with the Detroit Pistons is over. The free agent shooting guard agreed to a one-year deal with the Pacers late Wednesday, a source with firsthand knowledge of the situation told the Free Press. The source requested...
  • Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown. The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
  • Massachusetts lawmakers take up bill on abortion clinic buffer zones

    Massachusetts bill limiting protests at abortion clinics goes to governor
    BOSTON (Reuters) - A bill to limit demonstrations around Massachusetts abortion clinics passed the state's House of Representatives on Wednesday and headed to Governor Deval Patrick. Patrick, a Democrat, called for new measures after the U.S. Supreme...
  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
  • Boy found in basement was abused by father, stepmom, petition says

    The 12-year-old Detroit boy, Charlie Bothuell V, who was reported missing and then discovered hidden in his family's basement was beaten with a PVC pipe so severely by his father that he was covered in scars and too sore to sit, according to a petition...
  • 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...
  • Broom-wielding teacher too traumatized to work, attorney says

    DETROIT A Detroit high school teacher who said she was fired for breaking up a fight with a broom and then offered her job back is too traumatized to return to class, according to her attorney. The April 30 incident and its aftermath left 31-year-old...