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  • Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate

    Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate
    There are several states in the union that allow specialty license plates adorned with the Confederate flag. And now there could be one more, Texas. Will Florida be next? Probably not, but here's why. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District...
  • Ukrainian troops repel militant attack on Donetsk airport, reports say

    Fighting broke out again late Thursday between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels around the international airport in Donetsk, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. Since losing several strongholds to resurgent government forces last week,...
  • Detroit Institute of Arts collection worth billions, report says

    The permanent collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts could be worth as much as $4.6 billion, according to a new report that also said the museum would see only a fraction of that amount if the city proceeded with its controversial plan to liquidate...
  • 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...
  • What the Hobby Lobby decision does -- and doesn't -- say

    To the editor: It is misleading to say flatly that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling applies to all corporations. ("Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision," July 3) Twice the majority opinion stated its holding very simply....
  • Students challenge free-speech rules on college campuses

    Students challenge free-speech rules on college campuses
    College students in California and three other states filed lawsuits against their campuses Tuesday in what is thought to be the first-ever coordinated legal attack on free speech restrictions in higher education. Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle, a 20-year-old...
  • TV talk missing 1980 Cuban context for Texas border crisis

    TV talk missing 1980 Cuban context for Texas border crisis
    I can't believe how much talk about the Texas border crisis I've heard on cable news the last two weeks without any mention of the Mariel boatlift of 1980. This is textbook for what I mean about TV news -- from the network and cable level on down --...
  • Lewis Katz death is a blow to news media culture

    Lewis Katz death is a blow to news media culture
    In 1972, Philadelphia's leading newspaper was based in a mostly windowless building that looked like and had the atmosphere of a huge mausoleum. That was the year I somehow landed a job with The Associated Press, which had its Philadelphia office in a...
  • Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]

    Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]
    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • Lehigh Portland Cement explosion fading from memories

    Lehigh Portland Cement explosion fading from memories
    Ed Pany, creator and curator of the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton, has interviewed hundreds of past and present cement workers in the course of his historical research. So when I asked him the other day about the horrific 1942...
  • George Clooney Hits Out at Tabloid That Allegedly Put His Fiancee's Life in Danger

    George Clooney has hit out at British tabloid the Daily Mail, alleging the paper has run a false story about his fiancee, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, that has put her life and the lives of her family at risk. The Mail, which has been...