- Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.
- 'Jihadi John' identified as London-raised college grad
LONDON (AP) — The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. On Thursday he was identified as a London-raised university graduate known to British intelligence for more than five years.
- 5 things to know about 'net neutrality'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Netflix, Twitter and Internet activists have won. Big cable has lost. At least until the federal courts get involved, when everything could change. Five things you need to know about the Federal Communications Commission's vote Thursday to enforce "net neutrality" rules for the broadband industry:
- House GOP weighs new approach on Homeland Security
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sounding a likely retreat, House Republicans weighed short-term funding Thursday to prevent a partial shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security while temporarily leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal.
- What determines the perfect candidate for 2016?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Let's say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they've got to have — and what they can do without.
- Judge rules for Peterson, opening door for reinstatement
A federal judge has opened the door for faster reinstatement of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, ruling an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that brought national backlash for the league and widened its rift with the players' union.
- Bulls say Rose to have surgery on Friday
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say Derrick Rose will have surgery Friday to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee and a timetable for his return will be determined after the operation.
- Herman survives windy day; McIlroy stumbles at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy made his PGA Tour debut this year by hitting his first shot out-of-bounds. He salvaged a wind-blown day that was tough on just about everyone but Jim Herman in the Honda Classic.
- Florida Panthers add Jaromir Jagr for playoff run
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers acquired Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils on Thursday for a second-round pick in June and either Florida or Minnesota's third-round pick in 2016.
- FSU's Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst
Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes' name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and "Pistol" Pete Maravich.