Sherlock Holmes free and “fair game”

America’s highest court on Monday freed the character of Sherlock Holmes, from copyright restrictions sought by the estate of his late creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Holmes is now legally in the public domain, described by a judge as “fair game” for future

Racial resegregation in the American south

  Sixty years after the United States Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools, Nikole Hannah-Jones of  journalism organization ProPublica went to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to investigate the resegregation of Southern schools. Her series begins today, April 17.   Segregation Now: 60 Years