| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:58 PM
The State Department did not violate conflict-of-interest rules when it chose an outside contractor to conduct an environmental impact study of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the department’s inspector general concluded in a report issued...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pushed back against reports that his proposals for net neutrality, introduced to fellow commissioners on Thursday, are watering down the agency's efforts to preserve an open Internet and allowing for a landscape that will freeze...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON – "One of the giants of Congress." "A tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist." "End of an era."
Those were among the reactions Thursday to the announcement by Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) that he would be...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:42 PM
The Federal Communications Commission has suspended plans for a survey of television and radio stations after concerns were raised inside and outside the commission about questions in the survey regarding editorial practices in newsrooms.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FCC will not proceed with an overall study of the information needs of communities, after Republicans urged the commission to abandon it and not merely a portion that included questions for media owners, news directors and journalists on how they...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- A House committee has launched an investigation into how General Motors Corp. and federal regulators handled the recall of vehicles with a malfunctioning ignition switch that led to at least 13 traffic deaths.
As part of the probe, the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:41 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama will make an announcement Thursday morning about his troubled healthcare law, the White House said.
Obama is widely expected to announce his plans to address the millions of cancellation notices insurers have sent to...
| Oct 31, 2013
WASHINGTON — In her first appearance before Congress since the botched debut of the federal healthcare website, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday apologized for the "debacle," accepted responsibility and promised the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Two prominent lawmakers want to create a new playbook for the media and telecommunications industries.
Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Communications...