In an exclusive interview with Gwen Ifill on the PBS NewsHour, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said his new proposal would stop companies from blocking content or creating fast lanes on the Internet through paid priority. While “we don’t know what the Internet will look like in five years,” Wheeler told Gwen on Wednesday, his new proposal for the FCC would essentially create “a yardstick to measure what’s fair for consumers.” Continue reading
The Supreme Court is taking another look at President Barack Obama’s health care law, and this time it’s not just the White House that should be worried.
Israel’s ambassador to the United States got an earful from seven House Democrats on Wednesday. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it won’t return the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay as part of efforts to improve relations with Cuba. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Congressional support built Wednesday for increased U.S. military assistance to Jordan following a video purporting to show Islamic State militants burning a captured Jordanian air force pilot to death. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks. Long-held positions can look different under the glare of the national spotlight. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: If DHS shut down, 85 percent of the agency’s workers would still work That includes the agency tasked with carrying out the president’s immigration executive action Some things would stop, including FEMA disaster planning, new … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — A bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans is on its way to the president for his signature.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has tightened rules governing how the FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies use Internet and phone communications of foreigners collected by the National Security Agency. Continue reading
Ostracized by health officials for several years, the white potato is back in favor. The prestigious Institute of Medicine said Tuesday that people aren’t getting enough starchy vegetables or potassium and fiber, nutrients that are plentiful in potatoes. Continue reading