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Freedom of the Press

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  • Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]

    Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]
    In Citizens United vs. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held in January 2012 that the federal government is prohibited from restricting independent political expenditures by businesses, associations and labor unions. The opinion allows such groups to spend...
  • Detroit Tigers' Jeff Jones: Justin Verlander's past two games 'very encouraging'

    HOUSTON Justin Verlander's in-season overhaul is minor and major. The changes he has made are described as minor by Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and pitching coach Jeff Jones. But, as detailed by Verlander, they sound major. "No pitch has felt...
  • Senate bill seeks to increase access to government records

    Senate bill seeks to increase access to government records
    Hoping to make some of the most significant reforms to the Freedom of Information Act in decades, the Senate has introduced bipartisan legislation — similar to one already passed in the House — to improve public access to government records....
  • Astros top Tigers, 4-3, in 11 innings

    HOUSTON Jose Altuve had stolen the game from Justin Verlander. Then the HoustonAstros put it back up for grabs when they committed two errors in the eighth to allow the Detroit Tigers to score the tying run without a hit. The night wore on, and each...
  • Kinsler's 3-run homer in 9th wins it for the Tigers over Astros, 4-3

    HOUSTON Max Scherzer was about to suffer a fate no Tiger pitcher had endured since 1967. But then Ian Kinsler did something no Tiger has done since 1960, and he did so in the most dramatic way imaginable. With the Tigers one out from losing, Kinsler...
  • Dan Gilbert buys Detroit Free Press, Detroit News building

    DETROIT Bedrock Real Estate Services announced Friday that it has purchased the Detroit Media Partnership building, home of the city's two major news organizations, the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News. The building and an adjacent parking garage...
  • Obama: Wrong on cellphone searches and more

    Obama: Wrong on cellphone searches and more
    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...
  • Police not ruling out abuse in case of 12-year-old boy found in basement, stepmom in custody

    DETROIT The stepmother of 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V who was found alive in the basement of his Detroit home 11 days after he vanished was taken into custody on a warrant issued for a probation violation, police said Thursday. Meanwhile, police...
  • Tigers beat Rangers, 6-0, on Porcello's first career shutout

    ARLINGTON, Texas The Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello threw the first shutout of his career Thursday, blanking host Texas on three hits, 6-0. Beginning with a double play grounder for the first two outs of the sixth, Porcello retired the final 11 batters in...
  • Mark Phelan: What Mark Fields needs to improve at Ford

    Alan Mulally's One Ford vision saved the automaker from bankruptcy and led to multibillion-dollar profits, but there's still work to do. When Mulally steps down Monday, successor Mark Fields must begin to create Ford 2.0, a new definition of the...
  • What about a woman's right to tune out?

    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 law in 2007 that placed her and her...