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  • FCC sacks NFL's blackout rule

    The decision means that TV networks are now free to broadcast home games in the team's media market regardless of how many tickets are sold.

  • FCC votes to eliminate sports blackout rule

    The Federal Communications Commission has made it easier for sports fans to watch their favorite teams. In a unanimous 5-0 decision Tuesday, the FCC voted to repeal its sports blackout policy originally instituted in 1975, which reinforced an NFL policy of blocking television channels from...

  • Anti-abortion groups split over personhood

    As Republican candidates this year face intense criticism for past support for giving full constitutional rights to a fetus, activists are divided over whether to continue pushing the idea.

  • VIDEO: New poll shows Louisiana leaning left

    A new Gallup poll out Tuesday shows Louisiana is leaning left, but that isn't necessarily a good thing for incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.

  • U.S. churches first to help fight Ebola crisis with over 500,000 meals

    Not waiting for Washington's direction on how to aid in the fight against Ebola in Africa, American church groups are assembling ground teams and truckloads of food to send to the region beset with the virus.

  • Pelosi criticizes justices on early voting

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to block a lower court ruling that would have expanded early voting in Ohio.

  • Secret Service allowed to shoot WH intruders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use "lethal force" to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not clear about whether the Secret Service is authorized to shoot people trying to jump over the White House fence....

  • Summers: Treasury undid one-third of Fed's bond-buying stimulus

    While the Federal Reserve has been trying to boost the economy by buying trillions of long-term government bonds, the Treasury Department has been undercutting its efforts by issuing more long-term securities, according to a new report.

  • Rhode Island GOP to file complaint over Democratic campaign ad: Here's why

    Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo and Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., violated state campaign finance law by appearing in a pricey TV spot together, the state's Republican Party alleged this week.

  • Secret Service director: 'It will never happen again'

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said she "takes full responsibility" for a recent incident in which a White House intruder reached the ceremonial heart of the White House before being detained.

  • White House front door now locks automatically

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the front door to the White House now locks automatically in a security breach. Pierson told a House panel that the switch to automatic locks at the White House's north door was made after an Army veteran jumped the fence on Sept. 19...

  • NRSC airs three new ads in battlegrounds

    The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Tuesday released new campaign ads targeting North Carolina, Arkansas and Colorado, which are three of the most contested Senate races.

  • Northeast loses 40% of House seats as people flee high-tax states

    As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.

  • Secret Service: Use of force being reviewed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the agency's security plan to protect the White House was not properly executed when an Army veteran with a knife jumped the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion. Pierson says all decisions and actions made on Sept....

  • Young Californian men beware: You could be branded a rapist

    California's bill, S.B.967, is the first in the nation to define consent as an "affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement," but also codify into law that a "lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent, nor does silence mean consent."



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