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Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
The US Supreme Court declined to revisit the landmark 1964 First Amendment decision in New York Times v. Sullivan; Clarence Thomas dissented from the refusal
Benjamin Mullin / New York Times:
MSNBC names Alex Wagner to succeed Rachel Maddow as the host of its weekday 9pm show four days per week, the only Asian American to host prime-time cable news
Kevin Rector / Los Angeles Times:
Journalists covering abortion rights protests in Los Angeles on Friday say police pushed, hit, and removed them from areas, ignoring newly expanded protections
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