WASHINGTON, Sept 4- A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet's Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are "at a significant disadvantage." Creators like Nashville songwriters, who post their music to YouTube but may not have the massive followings of pop...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom already has moved to tighten rules about animal welfare.
WASHINGTON, May 7- With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officials said. Sandberg met with Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, a Republican,...
WASHINGTON, May 7- With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officials said. The meetings had been long planned and were not to discuss reports that...
WASHINGTON, March 27- It would cost $1.8 billion and take 10,000 new employees for the U.S. aviation regulator to handle all aircraft certification internally, the agency's chief told a Senate panel on Wednesday, answering questions after two Boeing 737 MAX crashes on how new planes are approved for flight. The Federal Aviation Administration delegates much...
WASHINGTON, March 27- The top U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat and pilot, questioned Chao why it took the Federal Aviation Administration so long to ground the 737 MAX while regulators around the world moved faster to halt planes. He also questioned why safety features were not mandated by Boeing or the FAA.
WASHINGTON, March 26- Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a move aimed at dividing Democrats, set a vote for Tuesday on their "Green New Deal" resolution that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving the United States off fossil fuels. But the vote, slated for 4 p.m., is occurring before the plan has had the chance for a national debate or...
Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a vote on the "Green New Deal" resolution that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving off fossil fuels.
Speaking in a coffee shop in Keokuk, Iowa, O'Rourke painted a dour picture of the future, but urged those around him to "find a way to do this," noting that "literally the future of the world depends on us, right now."
U.S. airlines tried to assure nervous travelers that their Boeing 737 MAX planes are safe after one flown by Ethiopian Airlines crashed.
Graham says the panel will discuss "red flag" laws that allow courts to take away firearms from some suspected dangerous individuals.
Special counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver a report to the attorney general next week, as was previously reported by multiple outlets, a senior Department of Justice official told NBC News on Friday.
Barr is likely to receive a barrage of questions from Democrats picking apart his views on the Russia probe and executive power.
On Monday, the high court announced that it would not review two lower court decisions that temporarily banned Louisiana and Kansas from cutting Planned Parenthood's Medicaid funding.
The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general.
Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in on Saturday as the 114th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, after the Senate voted confirm his nomination amid an emotional, weeks-long debate.
The Iowa Republican and his Democratic colleagues made their comments Thursday after seeing a report about the bureau's supplemental background check into the appeals judge.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed to have a vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation this week. A procedural vote on the nomination is expected Friday. The final confirmation vote could happen Saturday.
Trump explodes on Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats, alleging moral hypocrisy and unfair treatment of Brett Kavanaugh after a sexual assault accusation.
"I have never seen a nominee for any position behave in that manner," Feinstein says. "Judge Kavanaugh used as much political rhetoric as my Republican colleagues, and what's more, he went on the attack."