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Critics of President Obama’s “net neutrality” plan call it ObamaCare for the Internet. That’s unfair to ObamaCare. Both ObamaCare and “Obamanet” submit huge industries to complex regulations. Their supporters say the new rules had to be passed before anyone could read them. But...
WASHINGTON—Republicans are increasing the pressure on the Federal Communications Commission to delay a Thursday vote on high-profile rules governing the treatment of Internet traffic, saying the public needs time to see and review the plan. Two Republicans on the five-member FCC...
Car dealerships are already set to sell vehicles with Google 's Android Auto and Apple CarPlay within the next few months, according to a recent report in The New York Times . Google welcomed car manufacturers to a recent event to show off Android Auto, its car dashboard system...
A Rackspace Hosting Inc. employee has sued the company alleging her son broke his leg going down the two-story tube slide at the company’s headquarters. Lisa Carroll , a Rackspace sales recruiter, alleges her son, Leighton, fractured his left tibia after his foot got caught on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized Monday for misstating that he served in the military's special forces. McDonald made the erroneous claim while speaking to a homeless veteran during a segment that aired last month on "CBS Evening News." In...
A mother-of-six has been arrested after allegedly beating her daughter with a belt and then sending her to school with humiliating comments about her failing grades scrawled across her T-shirt. Melany Joyce Alexander, 30, reportedly assaulted the young girl at their home in...
State Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-Brownsville) has proposed legislation to install cameras in every enclosed classroom where special education students learn. Senate Bill 507 states that all recordings are confidential, saved for up to one year, and both public and charter schools have...
In his first major appearance since finding the Texas school finance system unconstitutional in 2014, state District Judge John Dietz said Sunday that a solution to the state's unequal and ineffective public education system should come from the Legislature. "We are dooming a...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are the co-favorites among Texas Republicans to take their party's nomination for president, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll . Cruz was named by 20 percent while Walker was named by 19 percent...