US politics

Fighting for You

An Indiana Orthodontist With a Huge Video Game Collection Is Running for Congress

Indiana’s Tod Curtis wants to bring his geek culture credentials to the US Congress.
Nicholas Deleon
Real Life

Night In The Woods Is An Affecting Portrait of A Rust Belt Community

"I met a lot of people who assumed that because my hometown is in the Rust Belt, it’s a small town, there’s nothing there."
Kevin Wong
Shining City on a Hill

Does Jason Chaffetz Have Any Idea How Much Healthcare or an iPhone Costs?

What a country.
Nicholas Deleon

FCC Issues Emergency Caller-ID Waiver After Jewish Center Threats

The FCC moves to suspend caller-ID rules after a wave of bomb threats across the country.
Sam Gustin
the resistance

Here’s Why Net Neutrality is Essential in Trump's America

This is more important than Netflix buffering or online gaming latency issues.
Sam Gustin

Republicans Are About to Nuke the FCC’s Broadband Privacy Rules

It’s part of a broad GOP effort to roll back regulations across the US economy.
Sam Gustin
Stronger Together

People Are Binging ‘The West Wing’ to Cope with the Trump Presidency

The entire run of 'The West Wing' is available on Netflix, with Google Trends data suggesting people are in the mood to binge Aaron Sorkin's classic series.
David Bixenspan

NOAA Is Worried Its Funding Will Evaporate Under Trump

The agency is responsible for much of the federal government’s research on climate change.
Grennan Milliken

Here's How Republicans Plan to Kill Net Neutrality, Climate, and Labor Rules

A series of bills making their way through Congress would give Republicans veto power over regulations passed by agencies like the FCC and EPA.
Sam Gustin

Net Neutrality Advocates Blast Trump’s New FCC Boss Ajit Pai

Open internet activists fear Pai will reverse crucial free speech protections.
Sam Gustin

Could Technology Remove the Politicians From Politics?

What if your city council member was essentially a robot whose every decision you and your fellow citizens voted for by phone?
Sue Brideshead
president trump

As Tom Wheeler Departs, AT&T Tells the FCC to Take a Hike on Zero-Rating

The FCC now faces a choice: Crack down on zero-rating, or surrender to AT&T.
Sam Gustin