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Man sentenced to 3 years for Facebook threat to kill Obama...

Enlarge (credit: Lewis Mulatero/Getty Images) Brian Dutcher A Wisconsin man lost his bid before a federal appeals court to set aside his 3-year...

FBI confirms probe of possible collusion between Trump campaign, Russia

Enlarge (credit: C-Span) James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said Monday that there was "no information" that President Donald...

Biden leads government call at SXSW for more (select) data transparency

Enlarge / Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the SXSW Conference at the Austin Convention Center on March 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas....

Uber exec broke ethics rule when lobbying about rights at Chicago...

Enlarge / David Plouffe (credit: Warren Little/Getty Images) Chicago's Board of Ethics is handing a former Uber executive a $90,000 fine for illegally...

Judge suspended for photoshopped campaign ad of rival drinking with Obama

Enlarge (credit: Court documents) A West Virginia local judge elected last year is being suspended for two years for a photoshopped campaign advertisement—published...

Judge orders halt to Trump’s immigration executive order

Enlarge / Demonstrators at Philadelphia International Airport recently protest against the executive order that President Donald Trump signed clamping down on refugee admissions and...

Comcast, AT&T, and ISP lobbyists are excited about Trump’s FCC chair

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee in September 2016.Getty Images | Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call reader comments 75 Share this...

Pompeo sworn in as CIA chief amid opposition from surveillance critics

Mike Pompeo was sworn in late Monday by U.S.Vice President Michael Pence as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency, amid protests from...

US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Enlarge / President Donald Trump signs an executive order Monday withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership as Chief of Staff Reince Priebus looks on in...

Head of US Patent Office Michelle Lee will remain under President...

Enlarge / USPTO Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee, left, tours the Denver satellite office of the US Patent and Trademark Office in 2014. US...

Ajit Pai, staunch opponent of consumer protection rules, is now FCC...

FCC Republican Commissioner (and soon-to-be Chairman) Ajit Pai.FCC reader comments 411 Share this story Update on Monday, January 23: President Trump today made...

Trump voters need fast broadband and net neutrality too, Tom Wheeler...

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in his Washington, DC, office in February 2016.Jon Brodkin reader comments 13 Share this story Donald Trump's...