Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday announced his plans to repeal the Obama-era regulations that dictate how providers treat the accessibility of content on the internet.
The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 5:30 a.m.
U.S. consumers went on a shopping binge last month, led by big gains among online retailers, electronics stores and furniture stores.
As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier assessments of the disease‘s death toll.
Sounds like the Grinch took a trip to Kansas this year.
A Maltese magistrate has recused herself from hearing preliminary evidence in the killing of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, citing a conflict of interest.
The Latest on Zimbabwe‘s new president (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Zimbabwe‘s new leader is calling for the "unconditional lifting" of sanctions that he says has crippled the once-prosperous country‘s development.
Santa Claus stopped by to visit with a Texas hospital‘s tiniest patients recently, as staff did their best to help spread holiday cheer.
Congressional Republicans could summit the tax reform peak next week and then plummet into a government shutdown pit two days later.
Authorities in New York say a member of an eastern European organized crime syndicate will spend nearly four years in prison for a high-stakes gambling operation linked to violence that stretched to Russia and Israel.
Egyptian lawyers say a prominent activist and opposition figure has been sentenced to three years over his criticism of the government‘s decision to transfer control over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January‘s Golden Globes.
Tanzania‘s government is urging the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the killings of 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.
The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fallout from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local): 2 p.m. Turkey‘s top diplomat says it plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem once the world recognizes an independent Palestinian state.
Thousands of Romanians have paid their respects to the late King Michael I whose coffin is lying in state at the Royal Palace before his funeral this weekend.
A Kosovo court has acquitted a Turkish man of terror charges and will not extradite him to Turkey.
A California woman who cashed nearly 300,000 worth of her dead mother‘s Social Security checks for 24 years, financing her own car payments, airline tickets and hotel stays along the way, was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison.
The Latest on the Bank of England‘s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 12:00 p.m.
Disney has reached a deal to acquire key assets of Fox News parent company 21st Century Fox in a 52.4 billion deal, officials announced Thursday.
The Argentinian submarine that vanished last month was being chased by a British helicopter and Chilean ship shortly before disappearing, one of the doomed vessel‘s sailors told his sister in a "strange" message that was one of the last sent from the sub.
Even as a handful of major U.S. cities around the country have flourished in the 10 years since the Great Recession officially began in December 2007, other large cities have eked out only modest recoveries.
Declaring "I am part of the problem," documentarian Morgan Spurlock confessed in an online post to sexual harassment, infidelity and said a woman accused him of rape in college.
Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has returned to his home in suburban Washington D.C., nearly a month after suffering a heart attack.