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Freedom of the Press

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  • The new Inquisition

    What if you believed that the planet might not have warmed up the last two decades, even though carbon emissions reached all-time highs? Or, if the earth did heat up, you thought that it was not caused by human activity? Or, if global warming were the...
  • 16-year-old faces assault, hate crime charges in beating of motorist who hit child

    DETROIT A 16-year-old has been charged with ethnic intimidation in connection with the brutal beating of Steven Utash, the motorist attacked in Detroit last week when he got out of his pickup truck to check on the 10-year-old he hit when the child stepped...
  • GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

    DETROIT General Motors Co. has temporarily placed two engineers on paid leave after an internal investigator delivered preliminary results of a probe of the automaker's failure to fix an ignition switch defect. The company did not name the engineers....
  • NSA surveillance defies Constitution [Letter]

    NSA surveillance defies Constitution [Letter]
    Thanks for publishing the article "Lawsuit targets use of warrantless NSA wiretaps in criminal prosecutions" (April 7). It seems that Jamshid Muhtorov, accused of providing support to a terrorist group, was a victim of FBI and National Security Agency...
  • VW orders stop-sale on four models for leaky transmission

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Volkswagen Volkswagen has issued a stop sale on several models in the US while the automaker waits for parts to repair a transmission fluid leak. About 25,000 cars with the EA888 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and automatic...
  • Anti-China protesters leave Taiwan parliament, vow to fight on against pact

    Anti-China protesters leave Taiwan parliament, vow to fight on against pact
    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Hundreds of student protesters filed out of Taiwan's parliament on Thursday after occupying the legislature for more than three weeks and vowed to press on with their campaign against a trade pact with Communist mainland China. A crowd...
  • Sideline Chatter: One Lego at a time

    Sideline Chatter: Brace yourself, America, for a sudden shortage of green Lego bricks. A master builder used 28,000 Legos to create a replica of Fenway Park complete with the Green Monster, Pesky Pole and 800 fans in the stands that measures 12 square...
  • Lacey Holsworth, 8-year-old friend of MSU's Payne, dies of cancer

    Lacey Holsworth, 8-year-old friend of MSU's Payne, dies of cancer
    Lacey Holsworth, an 8-year-old girl with cancer who had a heartwarming bond with Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne, died Tuesday. "Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory," reads a post from her official Twitter account. "She now...
  • Michigan State and nation mourn loss of 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth; memorial set for April 17

    The grace his daughter displayed throughout her nationally publicized battle with cancer came through in this text message from Matt Holsworth on Wednesday: "Continue her legacy! Love unconditionally." The tragedy of the passing late Tuesday of 8-year-...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition

    Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Gurnee, Hawthorn Woods and Kildeer. Political favors The legal position that campaign cash is speech is sheer nonsense. Freedom of speech means that you are free to say what you please, not the volume setting on your...
  • Red Wings defeat Sabres, can clinch playoff berth against Penguins

    BUFFALO, N.Y. There's no panic, no pressing, just the drive to keep playing. The Red Wings are just one point from ensuring they'll do so again for a 23rd straight season when the playoffs begin next week, banking a 4-2 victory Tuesday against the...