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Net neutrality rules are dead. Will my Internet bills go up?

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How the loss of net neutrality could change the internet

Supporters of the repeal say it will free up internet providers to innovate, while opponents fear the online world will become more like cable TV.

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Disney Chief Bob Iger, Murdochs Reassure Employees, Tout Historic Deal

Disney chief Bob Iger touted his company's deal to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets in a memo to staff Thursday.

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Ryan could retire after 2018 midterms: report

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is reportedly considering retiring after the 2018 midterm elections.

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Read the dissenting statements of the Democratic FCC commissioners slamming net neutrality repeal

Ahead of the FCC’s historic vote on a rollback of net neutrality protections, the two Democratic FCC commissioners have released the full text of their comments on the vote. As they’ve already...

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Omarosa denies there was a dramatic confrontation at the White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the White House aide whose resignation was announced on Wednesday, denied reports that she left the White House after a dramatic confrontation with White House chief of staff John Kelly.

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Disney-Fox Deal Lands at Uncertain Time for Antitrust Enforcement

It would be foolish to think that the government's approval of the Disney-Fox deal is a slam dunk.

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The Memo: Alabama earthquake shakes up political landscape

Both parties are drawing lessons from Alabama as the smoke begins to clear from Tuesday’s stunning special election result.

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Roy Moore turns recount into religious crusade: 'Immorality sweeps over the land'

"We are indeed in a ​struggle to preserve our republic​, our civilization​, and ​our religion."

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In Alabama, Blacks Saw a Vote Against Moore as a Vote Against Turning Back the Clock.

Turned off by Roy S. Moore, Stephen K. Bannon and President Trump, African-Americans turned out at levels that ensured victory for the Democratic Senate candidate.

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Dollar on defensive after Fed leaves rate outlook unchanged

The dollar remained on the defensive on Thursday, having tumbled after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged.

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'I would have won Alabama': Trump spreads blame for Moore's loss

The president told advisers he does not want the Republican defeat to be seen as a referendum on him.

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Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain in Heartfelt Exchange on 'The View'

“One of the things that gave Beau courage, my word, was John,” Mr. Biden told a tearful Ms. McCain. Her father, John McCain, has the same form of cancer that killed his son Beau.

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Trump: 'I Said Roy Moore Will Not Be Able to Win' in Alabama

President Trump, never one to accept blame, may look for a scapegoat for his failure to lift Mr. Moore to victory in Alabama.

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Democrats call on GOP to hold off on tax bill until Jones is seated in the Senate

Republican said they don’t expect the election of new Alabama senator to slow down the push on tax reforms.

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'A spiritual battle:' How Roy Moore tested white evangelical allegiance to the Republican Party

Exit polls show 80 percent of white evangelicals voted for Moore.

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Replace Al Franken In US Senate

Smith's appointed term will run through January 2019. She will also be running in a special election next year to serve out the remainder of Franken's term, which ends in 2020.

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Schumer reports fake sexual harassment charge to Capitol Police

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reported a fake complaint accusing him of sexual harassment to Capitol Police, a spokesperson from his office confirmed Wednesday.

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'He is a bully': Gillibrand hits back at Trump over demeaning tweet

The White House has denied President Trump's tweet about Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was sexually suggestive.

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Trump tries to minimize stinging defeat

President Donald Trump is waking to a self-inflicted political disaster after Republican Roy Moore crashed to defeat in the Alabama Senate race.

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Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkey's president says the US decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital is "null and void".

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In Texts, FBI Officials in Russia Inquiry Said Clinton 'Just Has to Win'

Some messages criticized the Clinton team and the Obama administration, but the officials appeared appalled at some of Donald J. Trump’s comments during the campaign.

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Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea; Japan wants pressure

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be part of any negotiations.

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In texts, FBI agents on Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'

Special Counsel Robert Mueller removed one of the agents from the Russia probe "immediately" after learning of the texts in late July.

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10 tough questions Senate Republicans will have to ask themselves if Roy Moore wins

Can they even investigate allegations from 40 years ago? Is it fair to expel a fairly elected member of Congress? What about seating him on committees?

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Embraces the Magic and Mystery. Read Our Review.

With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.

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'More Black Abortions.' 'Neo-Nazis.' Sharp-edged radio ads target Alabama's black voters.

Both camps are confident that their direct approaches will help their sides meet turnout models.

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'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, thanks in part to Kellyanne Conway

Merriam-Webster said the Women's March and the #MeToo movement also fueled online searches for the word “feminism."

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Either outcome in Alabama is a self-inflicted wound by Senate GOP

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell helped elevate Roy Moore in the GOP primary. It backfired.

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Trump sends sexually suggestive and demeaning tweet about Gillibrand

President Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting a swift and immediate backlash. “Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Charles E. Schumer and someone who would come to my office 'begging' for campaign contributions not so […]

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Voters head to the polls in contentious Senate race in Alabama

Voting has begun following last-ditch efforts by a raft of national leaders to sway the race.

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Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Charles Jenkins was detained for nearly 40 years and married a Japanese woman in captivity.

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Subway bomber wounds self, three victims in New York

A Bangladeshi man set off a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York City commuter hub during the morning rush hour on Monday, officials said, immediately calling it an attempted terrorist attack.

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Moore holds final Ala. rally: 'If you don't believe in my character, don't vote for me'

MIDLAND CITY, Ala.

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Here's what really scares Donald Trump

In this terrific New York Times piece on Donald Trump in the White House, one line stood out to me as critical to understanding how he approaches the job.

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Obama and Biden join Trump in recording calls for Ala. Senate hopefuls

Calls appear awkward for Democrat Doug Jones, who has tried to distance himself from national political ties.

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Three women reassert allegations of sexual harassment against President Trump

More than a dozen women had accused Trump of sexual misconduct during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Ryan Lizza of the New Yorker fired for alleged 'improper sexual conduct'

The political journalist vigorously denied the allegations, calling the decision a “mistake.”

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Alabama Senate Race, Unlikely Nail-Biter, Races to Finish Line

Amid a blur of question marks and conflicting polls, Roy S. Moore, the Republican, and Doug Jones, the Democrat, made their final appeals to voters Monday.

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Judge denies Pentagon bid to delay Jan. 1 deadline to accept transgender recruits

Federal judge says administration argument for more time seemed based on ‘vague claims.’

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Trump accusers say it was 'heartbreaking' to see him elected despite sexual misconduct allegations

The three women who spoke publicly on Monday called for Congress to investigate the president.

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Golden Globes Nominations: 'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' Score Big

Guillermo Del Toro's "The Shape of Water," Steven Spielberg's "The Post," and Martin McDonagh's “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” were among the big winners as nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were unveiled on Monday.

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'Explosion' at Manhattan bus terminal

New York police respond to reports of explosion at bus terminal in Manhattan

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The Crazy, Unbelievable Alabama Senate Race Careens To An End

Roy Moore was already a controversial nominee. Then sexual assault allegations roiled the Alabama special election and created a tight contest with Democrat Doug Jones for a critical Senate seat.

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The many casualties of Trump's Jerusalem move

Trump has helped kill a number of the myths that supported a failed peace process.

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Jags Prove It, Seahawks Lose It

If this turns out to have been the succession of the NFL's next dominant defense, it only makes sense it was ugly.

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NFL Playoff Picture Week 14: Eagles clinch NFC East, but Wentz injury looms large

The NFC is going to be a blast to watch down the stretch

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Ugly Handling of Savage Hit Proves NFL Concussion Policy Still Complete Disaster

The NFL doesn't actually care about head injuries, and let's not pretend it does. The league's 32 owners built a billion-dollar industry on highlight-reel hits and a game framed around the idea of being a violent ballet...

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Jags hold off Seahawks' rally, take control of AFC South

The Jaguars thwarted a furious fourth-quarter rally from Russell Wilson, forcing a turnover on downs just ahead of the two-minute warning, and held on to a 30-24 victory over the Seahawks (8-5).

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California fires, moving north, force Santa Barbara evacuations

Some residents in Ventura are able to return to their homes, briefly, to sift through the rubble and gather belongings as fire threat continues.

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