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Freedom of the Press

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  • Can begging be banned?

    Can begging be banned?
    A war is being waged over panhandling, as cities and states pass tighter and tighter anti-solicitation laws to control transients and deal with chronic homelessness. A 2011 report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty found that more than...
  • Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

    Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'
    Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course. For a few months after...
  • Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick: 'I really, really, really messed up'

    Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick: 'I really, really, really messed up'
    Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who turned Detroit into his personal wallet, was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for corruption in the city that has become the modern face of municipal bankruptcy. The city’s chief executive from 2002 to...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Hobbit'

     Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Hobbit'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove It's Christmas, and while...
  • Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?

    Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?
    DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
  • 9th Circuit wrestles with American flag shirts and free speech

    9th Circuit wrestles with American flag shirts and free speech
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court wrestled with a case Thursday that pits the right of students to wear American flag T-shirts against the need for school administrators to ensure campus safety. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court...
  • Self-published erotica writers strike back

    The naughty writers have struck back. Yesterday, Jacket Copy's Carolyn Kellogg reported on Amazon, Kobo and other e-book retailers' cracking down on self-published erotica on their websites, attempting to remove titles of works that depict incest,...
  • Free Press report critical of media consolidation and FCC

    A new report from the media watch dog group Free Press accuses the Federal Communications Commission of turning a blind eye toward media consolidation in the television industry. The study -- "Cease to Resist: How the FCC's Failure to Enforce Its...
  • Putting down panhandlers

    We will try not to judge too harshly those on the Baltimore City Council who are supporting a crackdown on panhandling — just as they should not judge too harshly those who are doing the panhandling. A poverty of ideas is just another form of...
  • Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko to run for president of Ukraine

    Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko to run for president of Ukraine
    Heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko announced his intention to run for president of Ukraine in 2015. The older brother of fellow heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko declared his candidacy in front of the Ukrainian parliament during a speech...
  • Grand jury voted to indict JonBenét Ramsey's parents, but D.A. balked

    Grand jury voted to indict JonBenét Ramsey's parents, but D.A. balked
    A Colorado grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey on charges of child abuse resulting in the first-degree murder of their 6-year-old daughter, JonBenét, the beauty pageant princess whose death stunned the nation, according to documents...