| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:16 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:58 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:31 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...