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Today in history: Mass arrests in 2004 Republican National Convention crackdown

Protest activity against the convention and Bush's re-nomination included a broad range of marches, rallies, performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and acts of civil disobedience.


Reporter to get Newspaper Guild award for defying subpoena

Newspaper Guild will give its Herbert Block Freedom Award to James Risen, a New York Times reporter who has defied a federal subpoena since 2006 demanding he reveal his key source.


Obama says he won’t budge on ending Bush tax cuts for the rich

"What I ask the Tea Party is, ‘Would you cut veterans' benefits, end Medicare, end Social Security?'”


Drug company ok'd spying on FDA officials

Where does spying fit in a drug company budget? Isn't Big Pharma always complaining that the cost of their research warrants high drug prices? I