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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...

Assange weasels out of pledge to surrender if Manning received clemency

EnlargeCarl Court, Getty Images reader comments 61 Share this story Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, backed out of his pledge Wednesday that he...

More, cheaper, bigger, faster: The defense and cyber strategy of Donald...

Enlarge / Where's the defense and cyber-weapon procurement budget going, Mr. President-elect?Getty Images | Joe Raedle reader comments 75 Share this story Since...

WikiLeaks’ Assange confident of winning 'any fair trial' in the US

WikiLeaks said that its founder Julian Assange is confident of winning ‘any fair trial’ in the U.S. and indicated that the founder of the...