The FCC on Thursday voted to change the definition of broadband to connection speeds of 25 megabits per second or higher.» Read More
Minimum wages rose in 20 states recently, igniting the decades-old debate of how higher wages affect businesses and consumers.
The Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment is losing Andrew Marshall, the only leader it ever had, and needs a replacement.
The U.S. government tightened sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the devastating cyberattacks against Sony.
Local, state and federal spending will rise in 2015, providing economic relief and sparking growth. The NYT reports.
Mario Cuomo, a three-term governor of New York, has died at age 82, mere hours after his son, Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for a second term in the same role.
A campaign waged by casino owners has stalled efforts to allow more widespread wagering on laptops and smartphones across the U.S. The Financial Times reports.
"One great positive is greater buying power," says Center for American Progress fellow Christian Weller.
Dec 30- The chance of U.S. inflation falling below 1 percent in 2015 is at a five-year high, and the risk of deflation is growing more likely, an analysis of market data released by the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank showed. Federal Reserve policymakers should take such changing market expectations into account when they make policy decisions, Minneapolis Fed...
New York Representative Michael Grimm resigned after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion, NBC News Reports.
The 2015 wage hikes in 21 states will boost the hourly wage of 2.4 million workers, reports USA Today.
Florida so far has rejected expanding Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, but several factors could change that soon.
North Korea's Internet connectivity was interrupted yet again, experts at DYN Research reported, adding to tensions between the nation and the U.S.
The National Security Agency dropped hundreds of pages worth of surveillance reports just before Christmas Eve.
The cost of Obama's immigration order: nearly $8 million a year in lease payments and more than $40 million in salaries. The NYT reports.
Some 13 Port Authority cops could end up earning around $300,000 or more each this year, the Bergen Record reported.
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.
An angry crowd clashed with police in Missouri after an officer fatally shot a black teen during an armed confrontation.
HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell won't say whether she has contingency plans for a possible Supreme Court decision invalidating HealthCare.gov subsidies.
Florida's population surged by 293,000 between July 2013 and July 2014 to reach 19.9 million, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
Former President George H.W. Bush, age 90, was taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing shortness of breath, a statement from his office said.
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