Ajit Pai said he agreed to back the deal because the two companies had promised the government they would take steps to expand mobile internet access in rural areas and help the rollout of 5G.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
In a major restructuring plan designed to save about $600 million per year, Ford said will trim thousands of jobs by August.
Lori Lightfoot has promised to overhaul the police department in the nation's third-largest city.
By PBS NewsHour
Alabama and Missouri enacted laws last week outlawing abortion under almost all circumstances, setting up a legal battle that may challenge Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling on abortion. And in other political news this weekend, Michigan Republican Rep.
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
There are nearly 4 million undergraduate students who are raising children, representing 22 percent of all students attending U.S. colleges. Yet only about 8 percent of single mothers in college will obtain associate's or bachelor's degrees within six years, while…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump’s party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in “impeachable conduct” stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s lengthy investigation into Russian meddling in the…
By Student Reporting Labs
It will be one year next month since 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, a Bronx, N.Y. teenager was killed, a victim of gang violence. After his death, the Instagram hashtag #JusticeForJunior began prompted artist George Fernandez to create a mural honoring…
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
President Donald Trump spoke this past week as if he’s unaware that drug prices have gone up and tariffs came before him.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
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