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  • FCC's new net neutrality rules are sure to be challenged

    FCC's new net neutrality rules are sure to be challenged
    After two failed attempts to enact rules for Internet traffic, regulators adopted a heavily criticized — but legally stronger — strategy to try to make sure their net neutrality rules stand up in court. But an expected lawsuit is only one...
  • Diane Moyer: Legislation to require full background checks of all school workers needed

    Diane Moyer: Legislation to require full background checks of all school workers needed
    Few people pray that their job will become obsolete. I do. As legal director for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, which partners with the Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley and the 49 other rape crisis centers in Pennsylvania, I see many...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2
    The Underwoods are in crisis mode. Frank is meeting with the top Democrats in congress. He thinks that they're meeting to talk about his jobs program, America Works. In reality, they're confronting him, telling him that it's in the best interests of...
  • Homeland Security officials scramble to prepare for shutdown

    Homeland Security officials scramble to prepare for shutdown
    As the clock ran out on the Department of Homeland Security’s budget Friday, managers at offices across the country scrambled¬†to make plans for thousands of furloughs and service cuts. Training centers for air marshals, Secret Service officers,...
  • Bratton: DHS funding vital to NYC's security

    New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would be irresponsible and dangerous. He urged Congress "not to play politics." House Republicans recently passed a DHS funding bill with...
  • Former Israeli Mossad chief slams Netanyahu on Iran handling

    A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat. Ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress, Meir Dagan says "the person who has caused the greatest strategic damage...
  • The return of the death of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON The possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon eliminate federal subsidies for people buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is the biggest story in politics and economics that no one wants to talk about. But the...
  • Citigroup whistleblower still on the trail of the too-big-to-fail

    DALLAS Richard Bowen teaches the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 at the University of Texas at Dallas from a deeply personal perspective that of whistleblower. The 68-year-old senior lecturer of accounting was once a top executive with Citigroup's mortgage...
  • NLRB's ambush election rule, bad policy and bad law

    Membership in labor unions has been falling for decades and is at an all-time low in the U.S. While there are many reasons for this decline, it is an indicator that many workers simply don't find unions as necessary as they once did. But the National...
  • GOP legal attack will cost the party

    Republican leaders have reached a new low point by using the judiciary to attack Latino immigrants. As part of their offensive against President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which provides temporary deportation relief for an estimated 5...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'

    Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'
    Good Morning, Baltimore: here's what yoou need to know for Friday WEATHER Snow showers are a possibility this morning with flurries in the afternoon. It’s going to be cold today with the mercury hitting a high of 28 with an overnight low of 14.¬†...