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Freedom of the Press

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  • Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

    Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs
    Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...
  • 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...
  • Budding execs help local businesses, get Volts from GM

    Even sweet potatoes need a business plan. For Detroit entrepreneur Charice Thomas co-owner of Sweet Potato Sensations products weren't a problem. The shop sells a variety of sweet potato-flavored items, including pies, candies, chicken and waffles....
  • Lawyer plans constitutional challenge in mink farm sabotage case

    Lawyer plans constitutional challenge in mink farm sabotage case
    The lawyer for one of two California animal activists accused of sabotaging an Illinois mink farm and releasing about 2,000 animals into the wild last year said today he plans to challenge the constitutionality of the federal “animal enterprise...
  • Detroit's mayor given control of water department

    DETROIT Detroit's emergency manager on Tuesday granted fuller authority to the city's mayor to manage the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, amid outcry over its crackdown on customers with overdue bills. Mayor Mike Duggan had said that he wasn't in...
  • Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin

    Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin
    A federal law requiring meatpackers and processors to list where livestock was born, raised and slaughtered survived another legal challenge from the meat industry. The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the labeling law did not...
  • 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...
  • Venezuela's Telesur television goes bilingual with English programming

    BOGOTA, Colombia When news spread this month that Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban leader Raul Castro, was on a doomed Air Algerie flight in Mali, she called Venezuela-based Telesur television to explain that she was "alive and kicking." Over the...
  • Ex-Bucks teacher can't sue over blog, judge says

    A former Bucks County high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students as "frightfully dim," "utterly loathsome," and "whiny" in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech, a federal judge has ruled....
  • 8-year-old boy shot, killed in Detroit bedroom

    Police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being shot in his bedroom in Detroit. One of several bullets fired from outside went through a wall about 1 a.m. Wednesday, hitting Jakari Pearson. He was taken to a hospital and died. Bullet holes are visible...
  • Tigers' Reed charged with sexual assault

    The Sports Xchange Tigers' Reed charged with sexual assault Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman at a Detroit hotel in March. Reed allegedly sexually assaulted an "incapacitated" woman...