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Freedom of the Press

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  • Tigers' Verlander a major hit in his first win of the year

    SAN DIEGO His excellence has been described in many ways in his career with the Detroit Tigers, but on Saturday night, a new phrase could be used: Justin Verlander � he's a hit. Verlander got the first two hits of his nine-year career and,...
  • Tigers reliever Evan Reed cooperating in probe of alleged sex assault, attorney says

    DETROIT A relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers is cooperating with police as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault March 30, according to a statement Thursday from his attorneys. "Evan Reed and his attorneys, David Gorcyca and Ben...
  • Solving Bruins' Zdeno Chara a sizable task for Red Wings

    Tomas Tatar resorted to size-ism to identify the two Z's in his life, because he got tired of wondering whether it was his Red Wings teammate or his Slovak teammate calling. Zdeno Chara towering captain of the Boston Bruins became "big Z," while Henrik...
  • Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam

    Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam
    In 1844, when Illinois was the wild, wild west, an armed mob stormed a jailhouse and assassinated an American religious leader. And got away with it. The story of Mormon founder Joseph Smith's death 170 years ago receives a fascinating retelling in...
  • Red Wings' Daniel Alfredsson, 41, sets example for younger teammates

    Daniel Alfredsson has an enthusiasm that teammates have come to love, and rely upon. He's a leader for them, something of a playoff linchpin, and one of the reasons the Red Wings feel good about themselves as they engage the Boston Bruins in the first...
  • Weibo debut highlights complicated dance with Chinese censors

    SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Weibo Corp executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm's debut at Nasdaq's New York headquarters. Hours earlier in Beijing, Charles Xue, a Chinese-American venture capitalist and prominent Weibo user,...
  • Judge refuses to tell drivers to park recalled GM vehicles

    A Texas federal district judge has denied a motion that would force owners to stop driving more than 2 million General Motors Co. small cars under recall for defective ignition switches. The motion, filed by lawyer Bob Hilliard of Corpus Christi, Texas,...
  • Settlement sought in free speech case by Christian student at TNCC

    Settlement sought in free speech case by Christian student at TNCC
    HAMPTON — The Virginia Community College System will suspend its policy for on-campus student expression as it works to settle a lawsuit filed in March by an evangelical Christian student at Thomas Nelson Community College. The 23-member community...
  • Journalist group calls for release of jailed Cuban reporter

    MIAMI Cuban authorities should immediately free a journalist jailed for reporting on a case of alleged police abuse involving a man bitten by a police dog, the Paris-based Reporters Without Frontiers (RWF) said Thursday. Juliet Michelena Diaz, 32, was...
  • Drew Sharp: It's early, but Tigers' warts starting to show

    DETROIT A young season often hides blemishes. Concealment attracts contentment. If you can't see it, why worry about it? And you fool yourself into believing that a problem doesn't exist. That's why the Tigers are fortunate that they've only scored a...
  • China releases blogger on bail, jails another amid rumor crackdown

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese-American venture capitalist known for his controversial blogs has been released on bail after nearly eight months in detention because of a "serious illness", Beijing police said amid a crackdown on online dissent. Charles...