• DOJ Clashes with Northam over Virginia Church Closures

    DOJ Clashes with Northam over Virginia Church Closures

    The Justice Department is pushing back against Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s stay at home order, arguing that churches have been unfairly affected. The DOJ filed a statement of interest on Sunday in federal court in support of a Chincoteague, Virginia church that sued the state after its pastor was issued a criminal citation for holding a service with 16 …
  • Federal Judge Blocks Some Restrictions on Kansas Religious Gatherings

    Federal Judge Blocks Some Restrictions on Kansas Religious Gatherings

    Democrat Laura Kelly talks to her supporters after winning the governor’s race at her election night party in Topeka, Kansas, November 6, 2018. A federal judge on Saturday blocked Kansas governor Laura Kelly’s executive order banning religious gatherings of over ten people, allowing churches and other institutions to congregate as long as worshippers maintain social …
  • Sabrina Ionescu has bigger plans for Liberty, WNBA: ‘A voice’

    Sabrina Ionescu has bigger plans for Liberty, WNBA: ‘A voice’

    Sabrina Ionescu emerged as both a generational talent and a face of women’s basketball during her college career at Oregon. Now, New York City and the WNBA await. The Liberty made a long-anticipated and easy decision official Friday night by selecting Ionescu, the superstar point guard, with the first-overall pick of the WNBA Draft, marking …
  • Sabrina Ionescu selected by Liberty with first pick of WNBA Draft

    Sabrina Ionescu selected by Liberty with first pick of WNBA Draft

    Not even the challenges of a virtual draft could get in the way of this pick. The Liberty completed the no-brainer Friday night and selected Oregon superstar point guard Sabrina Ionescu with the first-overall pick of the WNBA Draft, marking what could turn out to be a franchise-altering day for the organization. Ionescu, whose play …
  • Sabrina Ionescu is the ‘rock star’ ready to change the Liberty, WNBA forever

    Sabrina Ionescu is the ‘rock star’ ready to change the Liberty, WNBA forever

    The assists were her ticket onto the court. The boys at the neighborhood park wanted someone to pass it to them, so to make sure she would get picked, the young girl obliged. The rebounds were her chance to get the ball in her own hands for once, so she learned to crash the offensive …
  • Tina Charles trade shows Liberty all-in on Sabrina Ionescu rebuild

    Tina Charles trade shows Liberty all-in on Sabrina Ionescu rebuild

    Sabrina Ionescu isn’t officially on the New York Liberty yet, and the Liberty are already Ionescu’s team. When — not “if,” though Liberty general manager Jonathan Kolb spoke in an interview this week about not ruining a “special moment” with any definitive spoilers — Ionescu becomes the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft shortly …
  • DOJ Backs Churchgoers Fined for Attending Drive-In Easter Service

    DOJ Backs Churchgoers Fined for Attending Drive-In Easter Service

    The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a statement of interest supporting the Temple Baptist Church of Greenville, Miss. whose congregants were fined for attending a drive-in Easter service in which worshippers listened to the sermon via car radio. “The City of Greenville fined congregants $500 per person for attending these parking lot services — while …
  • Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei’s pay rocketed to $44 million in 2019

    Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei’s pay rocketed to $44 million in 2019

    John Malone’s Liberty Media, which owns SiriusXM, the Atlanta Braves and the Formula One racing circuit, said Chief Executive Greg Maffei scored $44 million in compensation in 2019. Maffei’s pay jumped a whopping 118 percent last year compared with his 2018 pay of $20.2 million, according to an SEC filing Tuesday. The robust jump in …