- AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?
NEW YORK (AP) — "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal that would not only undo the Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to put anything similar in place.
- Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.
- Ample tax cuts for business, wealthy in new GOP tax accord
WASHINGTON (AP) — Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress.
- Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa denies White House firing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa denies she was fired from her job at the White House — and she's teasing that she has stories to tell about what she's seen and heard there.
- As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight
NEW YORK (AP) — As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight.
- As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues.
- Teen has Olympic chance she thought would be 4 years away
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Being cut from any team is never easy. Luckily for Cayla Barnes, she had plenty to take her mind off her disappointment at being dropped from the U.S. women's national hockey team.
- Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place
IRVING, Texas (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell twice turned to Jerry Jones when asked about his relationship with the powerful Dallas Cowboys owner who tried to scuttle his contract extension.
- Amazon will stream AVP beach volleyball tour next 3 summers
Amazon is going shopping for TV content, and it's putting some beach volleyball in its cart.
- Closing arguments at soccer corruption scandal trial
NEW YORK (AP) — The first U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA (FEE'-fuh) soccer corruption scandal is moving toward the final phase.