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Treasury Dept. Being Sued for Curbs on Editing

Treasury Department regulations against editing manuscripts from Cuba, Iran and other countries under American economic sanctions violate the First Amendment of the Constitution and should be overturned, a group… More

Publishers will sue U.S. government

Calling restrictions on publishing contrary to the First Amendment and acts of Congress, a group of publishers' and authors' associations expects to file suit today against the Treasury Department's… More

House GOP defends Patriot Act

House Republicans, under strong pressure from the White House, narrowly defeated an effort yesterday to water down the Bush administration's signature law to combat domestic terrorism. More

Ariel Dorfman: LibertyŸ??s language

Ariel DorfmanLiberty's LanguageIn dark times like these, writers must light a beacon. Recently, some sought the right words.NEW YORK - As the ultimate guardians of language and its complexity,… More

Reading Over Your Shoulder

"It's the most naked form of intrusion into one's life -- to get into a person's mind, what they are reading, what their literary interest is," said Ciaran McCabe.… More