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  • North Carolina voters fear new ID law will keep them from polls

    North Carolina voters fear new ID law will keep them from polls
    HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Alberta Currie, the great-granddaughter of slaves, was born in a farmhouse surrounded by tobacco and cotton fields. Her mother, Willie Pearl, gave birth with the assistance of a midwife. No birth certificate was issued; a...
  • Senate committee approves reporters' shield law

    WASHINGTON — Journalists and bloggers who report news to the public will be protected from being forced to testify about their work under a media shield bill passed by a Senate committee Thursday. But the new legal protections will not extend to...
  • Randall Vitale, senior vice president, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust

    Randall Vitale, senior vice president, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust
    Last week: In the world of sports, the U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this week with a 2-0 win over Mexico. This will be the seventh-consecutive FIFA World Cup appearance for the U.S. MNT.       Looking ahead: The...
  • Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?

    Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?
    UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.  One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
  • New Press Protections Good But Not Perfect

    U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has announced more restrictive guidelines for how the government may obtain journalists' telephone records and e-mails to investigate leaks of sensitive information. It's a step in the right direction from an...
  • Even crazy bloggers deserve safety from subpoenas

    The government has ways to make you talk, as writer James Risen was reminded when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ordered him last week to testify against the Central Intelligence Agency source who told him about covert operations...
  • Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures

    Civil rights groups are now weighing in on security measures placed on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his lawyers, arguing that they are too restrictive and may be preventing the defense from adequately preparing for what may be a...
  • Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways

    Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways
    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier. The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
  • Congress makes history for the wrong reasons

    Congress makes history for the wrong reasons
    This congressional session is historic: It's the least productive, most unpopular in memory, and makes the 80th Congress, famously labeled "do nothing" by President Harry Truman, appear prolific. For the first time, public approval of Congress is...
  • U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities

    U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities
    In twin securities-fraud lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., the federal government is accusing the nation's second-largest lender of lying to investors about supposedly prime loans that more closely resembled subprime "liar loans." The civil suits,...
  • The American pill bug

    We all run across the pill bug in our gardens. At the first sign of danger, the tiny paranoid crustacean suddenly turns into a ball -- in hopes danger will have passed when he unrolls. That roly-poly bug can serve as a fair symbol of present-day U.S....
  • Gun dealer in Fast and Furious case could be freed

    WASHINGTON — A firearms dealer convicted during the fallout from the government's failed Fast and Furious gun-tracking program may soon be set free after winning a court battle for a new sentencing hearing. A federal magistrate has ruled that...