The Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission has voted 3-2 to repeal net neutrality, which prohibits internet service providers from favoring some users over others. Supporters of net neutrality, which was enacted during the Obama administration, said they might challenge the FCC's action in court.
AAA forecasts record numbers of Americans will take to the road, air, rails and seas this holiday season, but the largest share of the participants in this week's Business & Politics Poll won't be joining them. Forty-six percent of those responding said they plan to stay home for the holidays, but 39% plan to travel more that 50 miles. New poll Monday.
The fate of the Republican tax bill became uncertain when Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said he would not vote for the measure unless the child tax credit is increased, a provision that would increase the cost of the bill. Under congressional rules, the bill can't increase the deficit during the next 10 years by more than $1.5 trillion if Republicans are to pass it without Democratic votes.
With the Federal Communications Commission decision to roll back the 2015 net neutrality rules on broadband providers, the way consumers experience the internet could change. John Kruzel explains how the FCC now classifies broadband as an information service, what changes Americans might see, and what comes next for the new rules.
After reporter April Ryan joked on Twitter last month that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders hadn't actually baked the pie in a photo online, Sanders baked four chocolate-pecan pies for the White House press potluck. Sanders posted photos of the baking process on Twitter as proof, and Ryan declared "Piegate" over.