DES MOINES, Iowa — The yearslong fight between farm organizations and animal rights activists over laws prohibiting secretly filmed documentation of animal abuse is moving from state legislatures to federal courts as laws in Utah and Idaho face constitutional challenges.
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court must decide whether to grant better media access to circuit court proceedings in sex assault cases.
None of them was born yet when it happened, but a group of West High students will play an important role in the celebration of a historic stand against hate crimes in Billings 20 years ago.
WASHINGTON — There is more than a little hypocrisy to the outcry that the government, through the National Security Agency, is systematically destroying Americans’ right to privacy. Edward Snowden’s revelations have been stripped of their social, technological and historical context. Unless …
Last weekend, like other fellow Jerusalemites, I was confined to my home, besieged by the horrendous snowstorm that plagued our city. When power was cut off in our Beit HaKerem neighborhood for two agonizing days, I proudly lit my wood-burning stove. For years, I have been a victim of ridicu…
The conspiracy theories are endless. They seem to multiply like locusts.
Mills Police Lt. Phil Crouch answers questions about a suspect in a murder investigation that occurred on April 20, 2011.
Who is a journalist? That’s not a question limited to college classes, like the one Steve teaches on media ethics at George Washington University.
WASHINGTON — When I was a young reporter in the 1970s, one of my assignments was covering the troubled U.S. steel industry, which was taking a beating from new technologies (so-called “mini-mills”), cheap imports and outdated union work rules.
WASHINGTON — It’s easy to talk about how change is good, but when it actually happens it’s a shock. It felt that way for hundreds of Washington Post employees on Monday when we heard our boss, Donald Graham, tell us that he was selling the newspaper.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Search for the Rev. Adam Hamilton on Facebook and you’ll likely get two seemingly identical pages to choose from.
China employs an army of censors. As many as 50,000 well-trained monitors police the Internet, and 12 government departments are empowered to search and seize information and shut down users and sites. They work fast: A recent study conducted by two American computer scientists found that 30…
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Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News Channel, is a very smart man. And he knows how to count, a skill that has apparently eluded many of his fellow conservatives.
On the eve of the 2012 elections, The Associated Press interviewed dozens of Americans to try to gauge the economic mood of the nation. People were asked about jobs, housing, gas prices, retirement and other issues.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Outside the convention hall here, volunteers circulated through the crowd at a street festival, hunting for recruits. Want an Obama bumper sticker? They’re free. Just text us with your cellphone number. Inside the hall, giant screens flashed websites and hashtags that deleg…
All of the national media have a large presence at the convention, filling thousands of square feet of space both within the convention buildings and in nearby business areas. MSNBC had set up this public studio in a nearby downtown mini-mall. Shown is Chris Matthews interviewing former Whit…