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The operators told the FCC they didn't recognize its right to regulate them. They were hit with a $15,000 penalty "for willful and repeated violation" of laws. Now the FCC has brought in the DOJ.
Aug. 16, 2018
The lawmaker's letter was one of several reactions to the decision. Also Thursday, a former special operations forces commander defended John Brennan and asked Trump to revoke his clearance too.
Aug. 16, 2018
Vajpayee served as premier three times. He was a poet and nature lover who tested nuclear bombs. He sparked an arms race with Pakistan, but later launched peace talks and a cross-border bus service.
Aug. 16, 2018
Federal prosecutors say Omar Ameen lied about his terrorism ties to enter the U.S. as a refugee. He is wanted in Iraq over the killing of a police officer in 2014.
Aug. 16, 2018
One of the most powerful and beloved voices of all time died Thursday in Detroit.
Aug. 16, 2018
Hundreds of papers joined with the Boston Globe today in publishing editorials that express concern with President Trump's approach to the press.
Aug. 16, 2018
Two women who are accused of an attack on the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a nerve agent will remain in custody.
Aug. 16, 2018
Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.
Aug. 16, 2018
Jack Phillips, who prevailed in a Supreme Court case about his refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is suing Colorado in a case involving a cake celebrating gender transition.
Aug. 16, 2018
As summer draws to a close, schools are beefing up security, and some parents are buying bulletproof school supplies. In Washington, one agency wants students to learn about traumatic injuries.
Aug. 16, 2018
Beyoncé sang it at Coachella. Kim Weston sang it at Wattstax. The song often called the "black national anthem" is still with us — in part because the struggle it describes never went away.
Aug. 16, 2018
Researchers are working on better ways to teach patients' immune systems to root out and kill malignant cells. A promising approach involves cells that attack cancer two ways at one time.
Aug. 16, 2018
Republicans say North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's emphasis on her points of agreement with Trump won't wash away the fact that she's a Democrat in a solidly red state.
Aug. 16, 2018
Editorial staff at The Boston Globe coordinated a campaign for hundreds of papers to simultaneously publish opinion pieces defending the role of the free press.
Aug. 16, 2018
More than 70 people fell ill in or around a historic park in New Haven, near the Yale University campus. Police believe the synthetic cannabinoid K2 laced with fentanyl caused the rash of overdoses.
Aug. 16, 2018

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