Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

...investment.Republican FCC Commissioners Mike O'Rielly and Ajit Pai, who voted against the plan, alleged that President Barack Obama unfairly used his influence to push through the regulations, calling the plan a "half-baked, illogical, internally...

Poll: Most Americans say their taxes too high, while the wealthy pay too little

...are the results of an Associated Press-GfK poll that found that most people in the United States support President Barack Obama's proposal to raise investment taxes on high-income families.The findings echo the populist messages of two liberal...

US labor official looks to untangle West Coast port dispute

...meeting Friday between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association, President Barack Obama said Saturday that Perez would come west and engage in the talks, which a federal mediator has overseen since early...

Former Coach Dean Smith dies

...profile during that time. His wife, Linnea, accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom on his behalf from President Barack Obama in November 2013.Roy Williams, the current North Carolina coach who spent 10 years as Smith's assistant, said...

Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

...The team was treated to a trip to a major league World Series game in San Francisco and then a visit with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the White House.Behind the scenes, Keener said, the investigation was creating...

Rants & Raves

...for the railroad, and every day he puts his life on the line. RECENTLY, IN AN interview with The Daily Caller, (Barack Obama) said, "The truth of the matter is: The reason we even have colleges is that at some point there were politicians...

Michaux: Sifford just wanted to compete

...was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the first black man elected President of the United States ? Barack Obama."I didn't do this for me, I did it for the world," Obama quoted the 92-year-old Sifford as saying before...

FCC chairman proposes 'net neutrality' rules against fast, slow lanes for Internet users

...and former FCC chairman.Wheeler's plan aligns the former telecom lobbyist and venture capitalist with President Barack Obama, who has called on the FCC specifically to regulate the industry under Title II of the Communications Act. But assuming...

Sifford, black golf pioneer, dies at 92

...recognized in 2004 when he became the first black inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Last November, President Barack Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer are the only other golfers who...

Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyberattacks

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Cyberspace is the new "Wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks.