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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...
  • 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...
  • Detroit child shot to death in bed; police hold 'person of interest'

    Detroit child shot to death in bed; police hold 'person of interest'
    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...
  • Kamenetz thwarts open government [Letter]

    Kamenetz thwarts open government [Letter]
    Your recent articles, "Reshaped Baltimore County library board" (July 11) and "Balto. Co. police should not have contacted Dundalk activists, chief says" (July 28), seem to be spot-on regarding the limited amount of free speech and expression that are...
  • Feds: Man fondled sleeping passenger on Detroit-Amsterdam flight

    DETROIT A 19-year-old female passenger en route to Amsterdam from Detroit fell asleep mid-flight, only to wake up and discover the man seated next to her had his hands down her underpants and was fondling her, according to a criminal complaint filed...
  • Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]

    Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]
    In Citizens United vs. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held in January 2012 that the federal government is prohibited from restricting independent political expenditures by businesses, associations and labor unions. The opinion allows such groups to spend...
  • Supreme Court decision should be questioned [Letter]

    Supreme Court decision should be questioned [Letter]
    In a letter in the Sun, Kelli Kirchner of Cumberland expresses her happiness with the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and seems to believe no one should question or try to change it ("Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court decision?"...
  • Shelly Sterling will go to court to resolve dispute

    Shelly Sterling will go to court to resolve dispute
    The mental state of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is becoming the central issue in the proposed sale of the team. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, and her attorneys plan to seek an emergency order from a California probate court on...