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FCC Votes Along Party Lines to End 'Net Neutrality'

FCC Votes Along Party Lines to End 'Net Neutrality'

By Tali Arbel and Barbara Ortutay | Dec 14
In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

Lawyers Clash Over Impact of Trump's Rules on Birth Control

Lawyers Clash Over Impact of Trump's Rules on Birth Control

By Sudhin Thanawala | Dec 13
Lawyers for California and the U.S. Department of Justice clashed in court Tuesday over whether new rules from President Donald Trump's administration would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control.

North Dakota: Refinery Near National Park Could Win Permit

By Blake Nicholson | Dec 11
A proposed oil refinery close to the picturesque Theodore Roosevelt National Park has met federal and state air pollution rules but must undergo a period of public comment before a permit can be issued.

Will Misconduct Scandals Make Men Wary of Women at Work?

Will Misconduct Scandals Make Men Wary of Women at Work?

By Jennifer Peltz | Dec 11
Some women, and men, worry the same climate that's emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.

Trump Warns That Wells Fargo Penalties 'Will Not Be Dropped'

Trump Warns That Wells Fargo Penalties 'Will Not Be Dropped'

Dec 9
President Donald Trump says government fines and penalties against Wells Fargo "will not be dropped" and is warning that they could be "substantially increased."

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Curious Case for Shrinking Monuments

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Curious Case for Shrinking Monuments

By Calvin Woodward and Brady McCombs | Dec 7
President Donald Trump made a curious case for stripping federal protections from vast stretches of two of America's national monument lands.

AP Exclusive: Top Gossip Editor Accused of Sexual Misconduct

AP Exclusive: Top Gossip Editor Accused of Sexual Misconduct

By Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz | Dec 6
The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch porn, former employees told The AP.

Russell Simmons Steps Down from Companies Amid Allegation

Russell Simmons Steps Down from Companies Amid Allegation

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 30
Russell Simmons has stepped away from his companies following a second allegation of sexual misconduct, though the Def Jam founder again denied ever being violent.

Court Fight Could Be Brewing Over Who Leads Consumer Agency

Court Fight Could Be Brewing Over Who Leads Consumer Agency

By Bernard Condon | Nov 27
A court fight could be brewing over President Donald Trump's move to name an interim head of a consumer protection agency despite the departing director appointing a deputy to temporarily fill that spot.

German Police Retrieve 100 Stolen John Lennon Items

German Police Retrieve 100 Stolen John Lennon Items

By Kirsten Greishaber | Nov 25
German police recovered around 100 items that belonged to late Beatles star John Lennon that were stolen from his widow in New York.

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