Court fight looms as FCC kills rules aimed at open internet
<p>The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.</p>
A Christmastime tax cut for some, a lump of coal for others
Republicans plan to turn their tax overhaul into law next week, giving many businesses a cut while removing some benefits for others and adding to the nation’s budget deficit.
A whopping number of Americans are in default on their debts
One-third of Americans have overdue debt in collections, but it's far worse in some Southern and poor regions
Years after recession, thriving cities leave others behind
As the nation's economy was still reeling from the body blow of the Great Recession, Seattle's was about to take off.In 2010, Amazon opened a headquarters in the little-known South Lake Union district — and then expanded eight-fold over the next seven years to fill 36...
The latest way boomers are shaking up the housing market
<p>They can afford to buy homes. They just don't want to.</p>
Russia wins in Arctic after US fails to kill giant gas project
Building the $27 billion Yamal liquefied natural gas project meant shipping more than 5 million tons of materials to construct a forest of concrete and steel 600 kilometers north of the Arctic circle, where temperatures can drop to -50 degrees celsius and the sun disappears for two months straight.