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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a FCC hearing on the net neutrality on Feb. 26, 2015 in Washington.
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Feds Upvote Open Internet

The vote marks the culmination of a yearlong struggle that pitted grassroots Internet advocates and Silicon Valley tech giants against the titans of the telecom industry. It's also a major blow to big Internet service providers, like Comcast and Verizon

The ISIS militant who has been identified as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, seen in a propaganda video.

What Drove 'John' to Jihad

The ISIS executioner was reportedly harassed by British security forces and prevented from moving to his native Kuwait before he went to Syria

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Christie Swipes at Media

New Jersey Gov. Christie struck a defiant tone at a conservative conference, taking swings at the media and his leading presidential rivals


Someone May Have Stolen Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar Dress

Someone may have taken Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar dress from a hotel in Hollywood. The Los Angeles County sheriff’s office received a call Wednesday night that a dress estimated to be worth $150,000 had been taken from the London West Hollywood hotel

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Southern Snowstorm Knocks Out Power, Flights

A swift-moving storm that dumped as much as 10 inches of snow and slush across the Deep South on Wednesday brought a wintry blast to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. The storm left a trail of travel headaches, school closings and power outages

NANTUCKET, MA - SEPTEMBER 8: Two labradors wait for their owner at a restaurant on Main Street in Nantucket. (Photo by Bill Brett/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Meet the Most Popular Dog Breed in America

The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in America for the 24th year in a row, the American Kennel Club said. The Bulldog rose to No. 4, and the Norwegian Lundehund is the least popular breed

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China Now Has More Submarines than the U.S.

China now has more submarines than the U.S., though the vessels are inferior to the U.S. fleet. Vice Admiral Joseph Mulloy said the vessels are part of China’s expansion into more geographic areas of operation for longer periods of time stock photos Health Syringe Needle

Ohio Steps Up Fight Against Heroin Deaths

Ohio lawmakers are looking to expand access to a drug that helps revive heroin overdose victims, as the state attorney general attempts to reduce its cost. An Ohio House committee approved a bill to allow anyone to provide a heroin overdose antidote

Marijuana plants are seen in an indoor cultivation in Montevideo

Washington D.C. Legalizes Pot

Washington D.C. became the latest frontier in the marijuana-legalization movement Thursday. It's now O.K. for adult residents to possess 2 oz. of pot, grow up to six plants in homes and share their bounty with others. But there's still no way to legally buy the drug

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

More Details About the Apple Watch Are Coming

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the Apple Watch will hit stores in April, and a just-announced March 9 event looks like the perfect time to unveil new details about the device. The event could also involve other announcements, like a refreshed MacBook Air or Apple TV

Facebook User Operations Safety Team workers look at reviews at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

Facebook Improves Suicide Prevention Support

Facebook is going to give timelier help to users who post updates suggesting thoughts of suicide, the social-networking giant announced. In the future, posts appearing to be suicidal will trigger a series of notifications