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  • Abducted Nigerian girls put terrorist group on world map

    Abducted Nigerian girls put terrorist group on world map
    The mass abduction of several hundred schoolgirls sparked outrage. But it was the rambling, hourlong Hausa-language video by the terrorist group’s leader that triggered a global uproar. In it, Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau threatened to sell...
  • Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution

    Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution
    Two civil rights groups today urged a federal appeals court in Chicago to uphold a district judge's unprecedented order that confidential court filings by the government in a local terrorism prosecution be disclosed to the defense. Federal prosecutors...
  • Church 5, State 4

    The First Amendment won one this week before the Supreme Court of the United States -- by one vote. The close vote in the case brought to mind the old story about the corporate board of directors that approved a resolution wishing its CEO a speedy and...
  • Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute

    Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute
    Supporters of Thailand's military junta are trying to hijack a gesture used by demonstrators opposed to last month's coup, saying the three-fingered salute signifies the ills of the deposed government, and not resistance to the takeover. The salute,...
  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...
  • As Ukraine separatists prepare to vote, world awaits Kremlin response

    Pro-Russia gunmen occupying Ukrainian government buildings in the volatile eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have summoned the local populations to vote Sunday on whether to seek “autonomy” from the government in Kiev, a divisive...
  • Commentary: Curry is the best choice for Assembly

    On behalf of 15 former Newport Beach mayors, we urge residents to vote for Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry to represent our community in the Assembly on June 3. Curry has demonstrated remarkable leadership on the council in crafting consensus...
  • Bible at schools fine, but prayer at civic meetings thorny

    The uneasy tension between church and state was a hot topic this past week, with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sectarian prayers at government meetings are permissible and the Broward School District apologizing after a fifth-grader wasn't allowed to...
  • Chicago fast-food workers join today's national strike

    Chicago fast-food workers join today's national strike
    Undeterred by wind and rain, dozens of fast food workers and community activists gathered early Thursday morning outside the so-called Rock 'n' Roll McDonald's in downtown Chicago calling for wages of $15 per hour and better working conditions. Music by...
  • Florida aims to be 'most military-friendly state'

    Florida aims to be 'most military-friendly state'
    Florida is determined to be on the front lines when it comes to recruiting more veterans to the state. This year the Legislature passed the "Florida G.I. Bill," which "makes Florida the most military-friendly state in the nation and supports the brave...
  • Snapchat weak on protecting user privacy, advocacy group's report says

    This is a week that Snapchat probably wishes were over. Days after the mobile messaging app was slammed by government regulators for misleading users about the ephemerality of photo messages, a leading civil liberties organization singled the company...