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When Congress reauthorized a controversial program last year that allows the government to scoop up the emails and video chats of foreigners abroad with possible connections to terrorism, it included … more
A deadly, fast-moving fire ripped through a mobile home east of Peoria, Illinois, in April, hollowing out a family through the loss of three children and two adults. The fire left surviving relatives … more
For centuries, citizens have turned to their local news publication for local breaking and investigative news, as well as to learn about hot-button issues in their communities. In the last 15 years, … more
With just 45 words the founders guaranteed five — no six — basic freedoms, fundamental American rights. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting … more
Religion, speech, press, assembly, petition. If you can recite that list from memory, you’re ahead of 96% of American adults, according to the Freedom Forum Institute’s 2019 State of the … more
Freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, of assembly and to petition the government are woven, like stars in the flag, into the fabric of the First Amendment. The blood of patriots is the … more
The NCAA likes to say that all its student-athletes are “students first, athletes second.” And there’s a great deal of truth to that. Largely due to academic reforms enacted in 2003, graduation … more
Legal scholars are blowing the whistle on a North Carolina school district and the state’s high school sports sanctioning body following a free speech controversy. The North Carolina High School … more
Led by Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the nation faces a call to raise Social Security payments by soaking the rich. The two senators obviously are fishing … more
The week that roiled America began with grave predictions of explicit proof that President Donald Trump had offered a quid pro quo — almost $400 million in military aid — in return for dirt from … more
“A North Texas man was sentenced today to 240 months in federal prison for conspiring to provide material support to ... a Pakistani-based foreign terrorist organization.” In the confines of … more
For millennia, humankind has looked to the heavens. We have gazed in wonder, searched for inspiration, and let loose our imagination about things we cannot now, and might never, see. So what now … more
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