Trump Tax Plan Could Be Huge Gift To Hedge Fund Millionaires

Donald Trump proposed a mechanism that would allow some of the richest Americans to pay a newly-lowered corporate tax rate of just 15 percent — much less than middle-class earners.

Trump Pick For The DOJ’s Antitrust Arm Will Recuse Himself From Anthem-Cigna Merger Fight

Along with another lobbyist at his previous employer, Makan Delrahim brought his lobbying firm $370,000 while advocating for what could become America's largest health insurance company.
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Democratic Senators, Advocates Lay Out Plan To Protect Net Neutrality

Senators Edward J. Markey, Richard Blumenthal and Ron Wyden spoke with leaders from open internet advocacy groups Free Press and Fight for the Future Wednesday on how to protect net neutrality as the Federal Communications Commission lays out plans for dismantling it.

ESPN Layoffs Reverberate Across Social Media

As many as 100 people, including top TV personalities, were reportedly either laid off or will not have their expiring contracts renewed.
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Ann Coulter's Controversial Statements

Author Ann Coulter who intends to speak at UC Berkeley campus Thursday, despite concerns over her security, is known for her controversial statements on racism and immigration.

Trump Administration Faces Surge In Federal Immigration Lawsuits, Report Finds

Half of the suits were filed in just four districts — New Jersey, California's Los Angeles district and New York's Brooklyn and Manhattan districts.

The Online Spying War We're All A Part Of

Hundreds of millions of everyday people are caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous, digital spying war – and they may not even know it.


Wall Street’s Battle To Keep Billionaires From Paying Higher Tax

Tired of waiting for federal action, states that are home to private equity executives move to close the carried-interest loophole — together.
Obama vs. Trump Travel

Extravagant Travel Expenses Of 5 US Presidents

President Donald trump and his predecessors have spent extravagant amounts of taxpayer's money to fund their travels. However, the exact amount of the travel expenditure of a president is not made public.

Are Shareholders About To Be Silenced?

A GOP proposal would make it harder for ordinary investors to hold companies accountable for corporate practices that affect climate change, pay equity, government lobbying and other issues.

Cassini On Risky Diving Mission Between Saturn And Its Rings

The Cassini spacecraft is taking a dive between Saturn and its rings to send scientists views they have never seen before.
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Today's Google Doodle: Honoring Cassini Spacecraft Dive Between Saturn's Rings

The Google Doodle today honors the Cassini spacecraft's grand finale.