F.C.C. Approves Net Neutrality Rules, Classifying Broadband Internet Service as a Utility

The agency’s 3-2 vote is intended to ensure a level playing field for Internet content providers, with...

February 26, 2015

US State Department says John Kerry will meet Iranian nuclear negotiators in Montreux, Switzerland, next week - @Reuters

US State Department says John Kerry will meet Iranian nuclear negotiators in Montreux, Switzerland, next...

February 26, 2015

Verizon says today's FCC vote on net neutrality 'imposes rules on broadband Internet services that were written in the era of the steam locomotive and the telegraph'; Senior Vice President Michael Glover says move 'is especially regrettable because it is wholly unnecessary'

Verizon says today's FCC vote on net neutrality 'imposes rules on broadband Internet services that were...

February 26, 2015


Editor's note: Argentine judge Daniel Rafecas, per AP, issued a scathing ruling in rebuking the documents filed by the late Alberto Nisman that tied President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to a bombing coverup. 'There is not a single element of evidence, even circumstantial, that points to the actual head of state,' the judge said. - Tom

Editor's note: Argentine judge Daniel Rafecas, per AP, issued a scathing ruling in rebuking the documents...

February 26, 2015

New York Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman retains financial advisory firm to explore sale of paper - @DylanByers

New York Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman retains financial advisory firm to explore sale of paper - @DylanByers

February 26, 2015

General Motors to shut Indonesia assembly plant, cutting 500 jobs - @MarketWatch

General Motors to shut Indonesia assembly plant, cutting 500 jobs - @MarketWatch

February 26, 2015


Miami Heat sign forward Michael Beasley, after stint in China, to a 10-day contract - @HeraldSports

Miami Heat sign forward Michael Beasley, after stint in China, to a 10-day contract - @HeraldSports

February 26, 2015

Maldives' former president has denied in court that he ordered the arrest of a top judge in 2012 - @AP

Maldives' former president has denied in court that he ordered the arrest of a top judge in 2012 - @AP

February 26, 2015

Fiancée of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber files lawsuit against The Oregonian/OregonLive, says she is not a public official - @Oregonian

Fiancée of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber files lawsuit against The Oregonian/OregonLive, says she is not a public...

February 26, 2015


Photo: A bus fire in the a Garenne-Colombes area northwest of Paris - @hvnwnd

Photo: A bus fire in the a Garenne-Colombes area northwest of Paris - @hvnwnd

February 26, 2015

New York Republican State Committee demands Gov. Andrew Cuomo to release the text of a HarperCollins contract - @IBTimes

New York Republican State Committee demands Gov. Andrew Cuomo to release the text of a HarperCollins...

February 26, 2015

Bangladeshi author and blogger Avijit Roy is hacked to death; wife injured - @bdnews24

Bangladeshi author and blogger Avijit Roy is hacked to death; wife injured - @bdnews24

February 26, 2015


 

Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?

Jails in New York and throughout the country dealing with overcrowding and brutality, are often...

February 26, 2015

Homeland Security deal: Will Boehner follow McConnell's lead? (+video)

The Senate voted Wednesday to clear the path to fund DHS, after Republicans agreed to withdraw immigration...

February 26, 2015

A Second Chance: Education's Role in Reversing Mass Incarceration

The American Journal of Men’s Health published a study this month titled "I Want a Second Chance" that...

February 26, 2015


Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber pressured to resign over 'first lady' scandal (+video)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes, who serves as the state’s first lady, faces charges...

February 26, 2015

Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections.

February 26, 2015

City Council candidate's nonprofit poses complications for campaign

Tomas O'Grady faces a delicate balancing act as he makes his second bid for a spot on the Los Angeles...

February 26, 2015


A Tale of Two Pre-Ks

In his campaign for mayor in 2013, Bill de Blasio committed to creating a free full-day preschool program...

February 25, 2015

Why Are So Many College Students Turning Down Free Money?

The ceremonial tossing of college-graduation caps into the air was once a symbol of liberation. Now,...

February 25, 2015

Terror and the Palestinian Authority

A federal jury in Manhattan ruled on Monday that the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine...

February 24, 2015


 

Christie 'giving up NYT for Lent'

The year's biggest conservative confab kicks off Thursday as thousands of activists, elected officials...

February 26, 2015

Kerry Aims for Bibi, Shoots Self in Foot

Jamie Weinstein, Daily CallerSecretary of State John Kerry sought to discredit Israeli Prime Minister...

February 26, 2015

The Balance of Power in Era of Mistrust

Peter Baker, New York TimesWASHINGTON — For President Obama, this has been a week to guard his power....

February 26, 2015


Government & Marriage: A Toxic Mix

Heather Wilhelm, RealClearPolitics...

February 26, 2015

Why Obama's an Autocrat on Climate Change

Alec MacGillis, SlateBecause you can’t have a serious conversation with most Republicans about...

February 26, 2015

A 1st Step on Way Out of Obamacare

Sen. Ben Sasse, Wall Street JournalThe Supreme Court case King v. Burwell being argued March 4 is one of profound...

February 26, 2015