| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A group of anti-abortion protesters returned to a Newport Beach neighborhood twice this week, prompting complaints from residents that police aren't doing enough to shield them from the demonstrations.
Neighbors along Antigua Way in the Dover Shores...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters.
All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
| Jun 29, 2014
The surprising thing about the Supreme Court's decision on police searches of cellphones was its unanimity. Aligned on the same side of a major law enforcement issue were liberal and conservative justices who normally fight like cats and dogs. All...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
The Hershey Company is accusing a state senator from Queen Anne's County of using chocolate-colored campaign signs to draw on its sugary "fame and equity" in a bid to drum up votes.
In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the Pennsylvania-based...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Friday's print column Anti-abortion activist Nancy Clark of Worcester, Mass., estimated in court testimony that “only 1 woman in 100” entering an abortion clinic was willing to walk across the street to hear her out after passage of a state......
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:36 PM
By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday.
"The combination of AT&T and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The Federal Communications Commission has released its schedule for the public and the media industry to weigh in on Comcast's proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and its complex deal to trade some cable systems with Charter Communications....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It was a good week for the rule of law in the never-ending case, challenge and general struggle of U.S. v. Obama, which is sure to be continued. Thursday the Supreme Court of the United States ruled -- unanimously -- that a president of the United...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Aereo founder and Chief Executive Chet Kanojia called the Supreme Court's ruling that his company is in violation of the Copyright Act a "massive setback for the American consumer" that send a "chilling message to the technology industry."
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The Supreme Court faced the challenging task of weighing one person's right to free speech against another's right to be protected from harassment when it reviewed a Massachusetts law requiring 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics. Unfortunately,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:08 PM
You probably have to spend some time in front of an abortion clinic to really get a sense of the tension and passion at play between anti-abortion protesters who masquerade as “sidewalk counselors” and the women with unwanted pregnancies who...