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Congress' Latest Move to Extend Copyright Protection Is Misguided

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Opinion: Law professor and copyright expert Lawrence Lessig argues that Congress is once again selling the public domain to the special interests.
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Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in...

Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in September

The girl, whose death was not reported publicly for nearly eight months, is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently died after journeying to the U.S. Read more ...

'Officer's worst nightmare': 1-year-old girl injured after being hit by...

'Officer's worst nightmare': 1-year-old girl injured after being hit by police cruiser

Surveillance video shows the moment a police cruiser hit and run over a 1-year-old girl in Boston. Read more ...

Officials: Up to 4 major hurricanes could form during this Atlantic season

Officials: Up to 4 major hurricanes could form during this Atlantic season

Though the Atlantic storm period doesn't start until next week, this year's season already has gotten started, with Subtropical Storm Andrea forming Monday near Bermuda. Read more ...

WATCH: Two loose barges slam into Oklahoma dam

WATCH: Two loose barges slam into Oklahoma dam

Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Read more ...

Pelosi says the White House is 'crying out for impeachment'

Pelosi says the White House is 'crying out for impeachment'

Despite a more fervent push from members in her caucus this week to open an impeachment inquiry, Pelosi continues to argue to Democrats that impeachment is "divisive." Read more ...

Docs: Incapacitated woman who gave birth at care facility had likely been...

Docs: Incapacitated woman who gave birth at care facility had likely been pregnant before

A disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona long-term care facility had been raped repeatedly, and had likely been pregnant before, new documents allege. Read more ...

How to properly display the American flag

How to properly display the American flag

Here's a great way to make sure you're waving your American flag proudly *and* properly this Memorial Day weekend. Read more ...

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get...

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million

Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America. Read more ...

District will offer free breakfast, lunch daily to all students

District will offer free breakfast, lunch daily to all students

Students in all 19 buildings in the North Carolina district can receive the free meals. Read more ...

Man guilty of murder in crash that killed 5 teens after jury rejects...

Man guilty of murder in crash that killed 5 teens after jury rejects insanity defense

"They were 15 and 16 years old and had really incredible personalities, really big dreams, really impressive talents and it was all taken from them by one person,” one attorney... Read more ...