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BillShuster-062117.jpg A bill including a controversial provision to privatize the air traffic control system was unveiled by House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Penn., on Wednesday. The legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration for six years would include the privatization of air...

US-FCC-062117.jpg Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission have taken steps toward repealing Obama-era net neutrality rules, but the results of a new Morning Consult/Politico poll found broad support for the regulations. Sixty-percent of respondents in the survey said they support the net neutrality rules.

ChrisMurphy-062117.jpg After the Republican candidate won Georgia's closely watched special House election, Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., urged his fellow Democrats to focus on a message of economic growth. Murphy suggested in an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday that Democrats should avoid the distraction of the investigation...

Disney-InsideOut-062117.jpg Child development and parenting specialist Denise Daniels sued Walt Disney Co. and Pixar, saying that the idea of anthropromorphised, color coded characters representing single emotions in the movie "Inside Out" was her brain-child.

AndrewCuomo-062117.jpg In an important step toward ending child marriage in New York, the State Government has updated a legislation to prohibit all marriages before the age of 17, and amended the process for 17-year-olds wishing to marry to require parental and judicial consent. Until this legislation was signed by Governor...

Capitol-062117.jpg As Senate Republicans prepare to unveil their version of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, the results of a new Morning Consult/Politico poll show a jump in opposition to the healthcare bill approved by their colleagues in the House. The poll found that 49 percent of voters disapprove of the House Republican bill.

EnvironmentalDamage-062017.jpg There are many different ways to compare national responsibility for climate change. These include current emissions - which can be viewed in absolute figures or on a per capita basis - as well as historical emissions and the carbon footprint of consumption, including imported goods. There's also...

Prince Philip was hospitalized after he complained of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition. Philip, who is the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital Tuesday night as "a precautionary measure", Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip is in "good spirits", the...

US-Presidents-062017.jpg President George W. Bush left the White House with disastrously low approval ratings, but the results of a new Gallup poll suggest his public image has continued to improve in his retirement.

PaulRyan-062017.jpg Much of the recent focus in Washington has been on the investigation of alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, but House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is confident lawmakers will still be able to successfully reform the nation's tax code this year.

TrumpSpeach-062017.jpg Dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump's handling of the investigation of alleged Russian meddling in last year's election has helped drag his approval rating to a new record low, according to the results of a CBS News poll.

RobertSMueller-062017.jpg Special Counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to meet with leading members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Mueller, who is investigating alleged Russian interference in last year's election, is due to meet with Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

UPS-062017.jpg UPS will be charging extra during the most important selling seasons between November and December, the company announced. The additional charges will be applicable to large packages and packages over maximum limits.

derrick-watson-062017.jpg A federal judge who blocked President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban has amended his injunction to allow the administration to conduct reviews of immigration vetting procedures. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson scaled back the injunction following last week's ruling by a three-judge panel...

ABInbev-Ratebeer-062017.jpg Is it strange if a beer company invests in a digital publishing platform? Critics say "yes," if the investment is made in a beer rating site. ZX ventures of Anheuser-Busch InBev now owns a stake in RateBeer.com, an independent and authoritative reference in beer.

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