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  • Anita Hill's still standing 22 years later

    Anita Hill's still standing 22 years later
    The new documentary about Anita Hill opens with a close-up of a telephone and a bizarre voice mail message: "Good morning, Anita Hill. It's Ginni Thomas, and I just wanted to reach across the air waves, and the years and ask you to consider something. I...
  • Here's an SAT exam that colleges can't score

    Attention, future Jeopardy! College Championship contestants: Since you have to, technically, get into college first, you need to start brushing up on the new, improved SAT. It's been announced that the SAT, that standardized test you hope will keep...
  • Al Franken Blasts Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger Again

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) again took to the airwaves to criticize the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, telling "CBS This Morning" on Monday that the combination will see customers paying more. "I think consumers will end up paying more,...
  • Senate rejects Obama's civil rights nominee

    Senate rejects Obama's civil rights nominee
    WASHINGTON — In a surprising defeat for President Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked his pick to head the Justice Department's civil rights division, the first time in his presidency that one of his nominees failed to...
  • In rejecting Debo Adegbile, two Senate Democrats take the easy way out

    In rejecting Debo Adegbile, two Senate Democrats take the easy way out
    Last month, in endorsing President Obama’s nomination of veteran litigator Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, a Los Angeles Times editorial noted the possibility that Republicans would line up against the...
  • Congress, Europe resist U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Congress, Europe resist U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia — potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine — already are facing resistance from administration allies in...
  • Civil Rights Division nominee Debo Adegbile deserves better

     Civil Rights Division nominee Debo Adegbile deserves better
    Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, is an experienced litigator and specialist in civil rights law. In a rational world, he would receive unanimous confirmation. But as the Senate Judiciary...
  • D.C. Critics Blast Comcast's Plans to Merge With Time Warner Cable

    It was only a few years ago that Comcast went through the rigorous, year-long process to secure regulatory approval of its acquisition of NBCUniversal. Now, with its plans for the country's largest cable system to acquire the second largest, it is ready...
  • First Comcast-TW Cable Showdown with Feds Set for March 26

    The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled what is likely to be the first public forum for scrutinizing the details of Comcast's proposed $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Judiciary Committee chair Sen. Patrick Leahy (D.-Vt.) announced...
  • NSA phone data collection far more limited than had been disclosed

    NSA phone data collection far more limited than had been disclosed
    WASHINGTON — Although U.S. intelligence officials have indicated since last summer that the National Security Agency was vacuuming up nearly every American telephone record for counter-terrorism investigations, officials acknowledged Friday that the...
  • Woman who was tricked into taking abortion pill seeks fetal protection law

    Woman who was tricked into taking abortion pill seeks fetal protection law
    A Florida woman who lost her baby after her boyfriend tricked her into taking an abortion pill is now fighting for the state to adopt a fetal protection law, the Associated Press is reporting. Remee Jo Lee stood teary-eyed in front of the Senate...
  • Target security breach lasted longer than previously thought

    Target security breach lasted longer than previously thought
    WASHINGTON — A Target Corp. official told a Senate committee that a massive security breach affecting up to 110 million holiday shoppers lasted three days longer than previously thought. Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan disclosed the latest...