Freedom of speech

Retta arrives for "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee's Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" at DAR Constitution Hall on Saturday, April, 29, 2017, in Washington. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)
April 29, 2017 - 7:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" was briefly upstaged Saturday as comedians and Hollywood stars gathered for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump for a tongue-in-cheek event to counter the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. Late-night TV star Samantha Bee...
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Comedian Samantha Bee talks to reporters ahead of her “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” event in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2017, held hours before the traditional White House Correspondents’ Association gala. President Donald Trump said early in his presidency he would not be attending the latter dinner, the first in decades that a president has done so. (AP Photo/Jack Gillum)
April 29, 2017 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" was briefly upstaged Saturday as comedians and Hollywood stars gathered for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump for a tongue-in-cheek event to counter the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. Late-night TV star Samantha Bee...
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Comedian Samantha Bee talks to reporters ahead of her “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” event in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2017, held hours before the traditional White House Correspondents’ Association gala. President Donald Trump said early in his presidency he would not be attending the latter dinner, the first in decades that a president has done so. (AP Photo/Jack Gillum)
April 29, 2017 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" is about to get overshadowed. Late-night TV star Samantha Bee was pulling in celebrities for the first "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" on Saturday — a tongue-in-cheek play on the real bash, where journalists, the president and, in...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House Correspondents' Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT): 12:55 p.m. Comedian Samantha Bee says she feels "the press is under assault" in the United States. The host of her namesake show...
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In this combination photo, Hasan Minhaj attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2016, in New York, left, and Samantha Bee attends the IWC Schaffhausen Tribeca Film Festival event on April 20, 2017, in New York. On Saturday, April 29, Minhaj will host the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington while Bee will be hosting the "Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner" in Washington. (Photo by Evan Agostini, left, and Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 29, 2017 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" is about to get overshadowed. Late-night TV star Samantha Bee was pulling in celebrities for the first "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" on Saturday — a tongue-in-cheek play on the real bash, where journalists, the president and, in...
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Police form a line in front of Berkeley High School as a rally for free speech takes place across the street Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 28, 2017 - 5:16 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Berkeley officials declared their handling of protests over Ann Coulter's canceled appearance a success thanks to a massive police presence that ensured the city did not become a "fight club," the mayor said Friday. Hundreds of Coulter's supporters gathered in a downtown...
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In this combination photo, Hasan Minhaj attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2016, in New York, left, and Samantha Bee attends the IWC Schaffhausen Tribeca Film Festival event on April 20, 2017, in New York. On Saturday, April 29, Minhaj will host the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington while Bee will be hosting the "Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner" in Washington. (Photo by Evan Agostini, left, and Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 11:58 am
Will Smith and George Clooney, step aside for Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association dinner — traditionally the most-glittery night on the Washington social calendar, with A-list celebrities — will have a different vibe this year. With President Donald...
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Demonstrators sharing opposing views argue during a rally Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 28, 2017 - 3:13 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ann Coulter did not turn up in Berkeley where hundreds held a raucous but largely peaceful demonstration in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free speech movement. The conservative pundit's canceled appearance...
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Demonstrators sharing opposing views argue during a rally Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 27, 2017 - 10:20 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting "USA" held a raucous rally Thursday at a park in Berkeley — home of the free speech movement — to protest a canceled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter, but the expected violence did not materialize...
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April 27, 2017 - 3:58 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week. The bill comes as free speech issues have grown more contentious on...
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