Officials in the western Maryland town of Hancock are disassociating themselves from a Nativity scene in a public park that has raised concerns from a First Amendment group.
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
The Newseum its waiving its admission fee for youth visitors ages 18 and under during the summer months.
There’s growing criticism over a cell phone video of city police officers threatening to arrest a man who is recording them.
A U.S. District judge in Baltimore has ruled that Ocean City cannot prevent an artist from selling his work on the Boardwalk until a trial is held on the matter.
A street performer is suing Ocean City, saying the town violated his First Amendment rights by restricting where he can produce his art and keeping him off the boardwalk.