Gutting net neutrality rules is a giant step backward
Americans should tell the FCC and members of Congress that net-neutrality rules are needed to prevent throttling and discrimination of online content and information.
2 minutes ago - The Seattle Times
You Can Soon Check If You've Interacted With Russian Trolls on Facebook
Facebook has created a tool that will allow users to see if they liked or followed any accounts linked to Russia's “Internet Research Agency” that intentionally spread...
10 minutes ago - Fortune - 2 articles
Rep. Joe Barton apologizes for not having ‘better judgment' after graphic image surfaces
Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton on Wednesday apologized for not using “better judgment” while separated from his wife and in consensual relationships with women. The statement...
24 minutes ago - WGN TV
Lawmakers eye a mild crackdown on Facebook
There are new calls in Congress for stronger federal regulation of Facebook, possibly requiring greater transparency and disclosures for digital political ads.
1 hour ago - NBC News
Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to hold 'Syrian congress'
Summit expected to be held in Black Sea resort of Sochi will bring together government and opposition figures.
1 hour ago - Al Jazeera
Pressure mounts to unmask Hill harassers
Pressure is mounting on congressional leaders to release the names of lawmakers who have secretly settled sexual harassment claims at taxpayer expense - a move that some...
1 hour ago - Politico
Allentown Solicitor Susan Wild resigning as congressional campaign heats up
Allentown Solicitor Susan Wild has announced her resignation as she mounts a campaign for Congress. Wild, the city's solicitor since January 2015, informed Mayor Ed Pawlowski...
2 hours ago - The Morning Call
Texas Representative Barton Apologizes After Lewd Photo Emerges
Texas Republican Representative Joe Barton apologized Wednesday after a lewd photo of himself surfaced on the internet, but a spokeswoman said he has no plans to resign.
2 hours ago - Bloomberg - 2 articles
How Proposed Dismantling Of Net Neutrality Rules Would Impact The Internet
The Federal Communications Commission released a proposal on Tuesday that would make sweeping changes to Obama-era regulations that require broadband companies like Verizon and...
3 hours ago - News One
States Warn of Budget Crunch Under Republican Tax Plan
Some state officials say the $1.5 trillion tax cut moving through Congress would raise taxes on residents and force tough decisions at the local level
3 hours ago - NY Times
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Woman raises money for homeless man who spent $20 to help her
A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas is raising money to help the man recover.
NY Attorney General investigating Uber data breach
New York law requires that companies notify the Attorney General and consumers if data is stolen.
Doug Jones campaign releases ad targeting allegations against Roy Moore
A race in Alabama to fill a U.S. Senate seat is continuing to focus on sexual assault allegations against Republican nominee Roy Moore.
Disgusting gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sexual assaults
LANSING, Mich. - A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of...
Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement
Insurers for aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Tillerson: Myanmar clearly 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has shifted his stance on the Myanmar government's actions against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country.
Police: Prostitution ring run out of senior living facility
Police say one of the suspects used his apartment at a senior living facility as a place to conduct the prostitution.
Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide, sentenced...
Former Bosnian Serb wartime army leader Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of genocide over atrocities committed during the...
JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary
A year of events marking the 10th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination
Dad, girlfriend charged after disabled son dies of septic shock from bed sores
A Vermont medical examiner described the man's wounds as "some of the most disgusting sores he had ever seen in his career."