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Freedom of the Press

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  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
  • Mystery haunts Michigan woman left on doorstep as baby

    Mystery haunts Michigan woman left on doorstep as baby
    The mystery began on a quiet night in May 1946. Fifteen-year-old Lois Yeck was listening to the radio when she heard a knock at the front door of her family's home in the western Michigan city of Ludington. She went to the door, but saw no one there....
  • Hobby Lobby ruling fuels political and legal uncertainty

    WASHINGTON Across the country, women, employers, insurers and health care advocates are trying to adjust to the new legal landscape created by the Supreme Court's decision allowing some for-profit corporations to deny contraceptive coverage to employees,...
  • Abortion clinic buffer zone violates free speech, Supreme Court says

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law establishing a 35-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics, ruling that it violates the First Amendment. Because the Massachusetts law encompasses public sidewalks, the...
  • Nixon informed of Eagleton woes in 1967, Buchanan writes

    WASHINGTON Pat Buchanan's new book about Richard Nixon's 1968 comeback is replete with St. Louis references, including the revelation that Nixon was told of former Sen. Thomas Eagleton's mental health treatments five years before their disclosure forced...
  • 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...
  • Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones

    The two women climb out of the car in front of Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue and Eleanor McCullen reaches them in two quick steps. She tries to hand them a white rose and a pamphlet about alternatives to abortion, and beseeches them to let her...
  • Should 'Redskins' lose trademark protection?

    Two things strike me as clear from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's decision to revoke the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins on the ground that the name is disparaging to Native Americans. The first is that the term is blatantly...
  • It's time to declutter California's messy Constitution

    It's time to declutter California's messy Constitution
    Quick. Can you name an amendment in California's Constitution? Probably not, but if you vote regularly, you've weighed in on a lot of them. Like other state officials, I have sworn an oath "to protect and defend both the Constitution of the United...
  • Jailed Iranian Director Mahnaz Mohammadi Sparks Mounting International Outrage

    Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
  • With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom

    With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom
    For the past few months, freelance investigative journalist Ji Xuguang has been researching a story on the Chinese government’s program of demolishing people’s homes to make way for development projects. He planned to pitch it to one of his...