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  • Comcast, Apple reported to be in talks about a TV service

    PHILADELPHIA Comcast Corp., which inked a deal last month with streaming service Netflix Inc., is now talking with Apple Inc. about advancing that company's long-cherished dream of entering the streaming TV business in a big way, according to sources...
  • Sen. Al Franken Warns That Comcast, TWC Merger Could Threaten Open Internet

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), already a critic of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, is warning Justice Department officials that the combination "could compromise the open nature of the Internet." Franken sent a letter to Renata Hesse and...
  • Anita Hill: Apology idea 'ludicrous'

    Anita Hill: Apology idea 'ludicrous'
    When Clarence Thomas' wife suggested in 2010 that Anita Hill apologize, Hill had a strong reaction. "Ludicrous," Hill told ABC's "The View" on Wednesday. "Some people said it was an olive branch, but you don't start an olive branch" by suggesting...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senate panel approves civil rights nominee Debo Adegbile

    On a straight party-line vote Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved civil rights lawyer Debo Adegbile’s nomination to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Adegbile, a longtime voting-rights specialist for 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...