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FCC Gives Initial OK To New Internet Traffic Rules

FCC Gives Initial OK To New Internet Traffic RulesThe Associated Press notes that the new rules "could set standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks."

California Wildfires: Death Reported; More Evacuations Ordered

California Wildfires: Death Reported; More Evacuations OrderedWildfires have burned more than 10,000 acres of brush land and caused at least one death in San Diego County. Evacuations have continued in areas such as San Marcos, where thousands were told to leave their homes Thursday.

Death Toll Passes 200 In Turkish Coal Mine Explosion

Death Toll Passes 200 In Turkish Coal Mine ExplosionAt least 232 people were killed by an explosion in a coal mine in Turkey, and officials say hundreds more are still missing. Efforts to rescue any workers who survived far below the earth's surface are being complicated by a fire in the mine.

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All CommunicationGlenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who helped to break stories about mass surveillance in the United States, is making more revelations in a new book coming out Tuesday.

Scientists Help Galapagos Finches Get Rid Of A Nasty Nest Pest

Scientists Help Galapagos Finches Get Rid Of A Nasty Nest PestThe diminutive Galapagos finches had a problem: The larvae of a parasitic nest fly were killing off their hatchlings. A scientist, with the help of crowdfunding, had a solution: offer the birds insecticide-laced nest-building material.

NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO And President

NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO And PresidentMedia industry veteran Jarl Mohn will be NPR's new CEO, the organization's board of directors has announced.

Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border Agents

Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border AgentsPhysical abuse and excessive force top the list of hundreds of complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents, according to a new report.

Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court Finds

Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court FindsA city council in upstate New York is not violating the Constitution when it opens its meetings with a prayer, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday with a 5-4 vote.

Ukraine Dispatches Special Police To Odessa After Unrest

Ukraine Dispatches Special Police To Odessa After UnrestThe acting government in Kiev dispatched a special police unit to try to control the deadly clashes in the southern Ukrainian port city of Odessa.

California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby

California Chrome Wins The Kentucky DerbyCalifornia Chrome won the 140th running of Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville Saturday. The horse was favored to win, despite quirks that set him apart from his more traditional competitors.