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Freedom of the Press

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  • Vietnam frees two more political activists

    (Reuters) - Vietnam has freed two more political dissidents, making it three activists released in the space of a week, as pressure increases on the communist government to stop jailing its critics. Nguyen Tien Trung, a 30-year-old blogger, was freed...
  • U.S. appeals court: Conflict minerals rule violates free speech

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down parts of a regulation that forces public companies to disclose if their products contain "conflict minerals" from a war-torn part of Africa, saying it violates free speech rights. The...
  • Brandeis caves in to the 'No Platform For Our Opponents!' crowd

    Brandeis caves in to the 'No Platform For Our Opponents!' crowd
    There is a growing trend on American college campuses, a trend that augurs badly for free speech and robust debate. I refer to the way various groups of people use expressions of hurt feelings to trump speakers they disagree with. The most recent...
  • On matters of prayer, what happened to 'live and let live'? [Letter]

    On matters of prayer, what happened to 'live and let live'? [Letter]
    Letter writer Brad Schwartz writes that no one is prevented from praying "outside the courthouse" and asks "how is that suppressing [an individual's] right to free speech?" ("Prayer -- even by a citizen -- shouldn't be allowed at Carroll meetings,"...
  • Everything you always wanted to know about Easter hams

    Easter is prime time for ham and every year questions crop up about it. So here are some answers to the questions I frequently hear this time of year: Q: Should I buy a whole or a half ham? How much ham will I need per person? A: A whole ham...
  • Dumars out as Pistons president of basketball operations, will become adviser

    DETROIT The Detroit Pistons have decided not to renew president of basketball operations Joe Dumars' contract, the Free Press has learned. A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation confirmed the news during the Pistons home finale Sunday a...
  • U.S. senator warns of disenchanted voters in New Hampshire

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders warned that a growing number of Americans were losing faith in the political system at a New Hampshire site that often hosts presidential primary debates. But he said he is "many,...
  • Red Wings ready to face Bruins with quiet confidence

    ST. LOUIS A measure of confidence is deserved, but the Red Wings are not fools. They beat their first-round playoff opponent three times in four meetings, beat them twice without Pavel Datsyuk, beat them in Boston and beat them in Detroit. That said,...
  • Leadoff walk dooms Tigers' Max Scherzer vs. Padres

    SAN DIEGO Baseball has lots of new stuff this year. Replay review. The rule on home-plate collisions. Regular-season games in Australia. Amid this rampant newness, Max Scherzer has shown that at least one thing remains the same from that time in the mid-...
  • Moscow protest for media freedom draws 5,000 people

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 5,000 Russians, some waving Ukrainian flags, rallied in central Moscow on Sunday to protest at what they say is a government crackdown on independent media intended to stifle debate about the crisis in Ukraine. In the past few...
  • 17-year-old charged with intent to murder in beating of driver who hit boy

    DETROIT One of two teens is charged with assault with intent to murder after their arrest on suspicion in the brutal beating of a driver who hit a Detroit boy last week, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Monday. Bruce Edward Wimbush Jr., 17,...