On this date, Nov. 17, 1734, New York printer and journalist John Peter Zenger (1697-1746), a German immigrant, was arrested.
On Sept. 25, 1789, the first Congress of the U.S. approved 12 amendments to the recently adopted U.S. Constitution, and sent them to the states for ratification.
On May 16, 1918, Congress passed the Sedition Act, leading to the arrest, imprisonment, execution and deportation of dozens of unionists, anarchists and communists.
A judge's order yesterday requiring Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to allow full public access to the Capitol here is being ignored by the governor and the state's Republicans.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been asked to probe Disney's discrimination against a Muslim woman worker.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Is Disney policy part of the Islamophobia being trumpeted by the ultra-right?