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One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal. (Getty Images)

Franken Urges Netflix To Join Fight Against Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger

One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.

04/17/2014

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FAA Expanding Use of Electronic Devices Throughout Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that passengers can now use portable electronic devices such as e-readers, video players and video games throughout all stages of a flight.

10/31/2013

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Feds Sharply Criticize Verizon’s Response to Derecho Storm

Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.

01/11/2013

9-1-1 emergency dials will be transferred by the largest cell phone companies in 2014. (MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP/GettyImages)

FCC: ‘Big Four’ Wireless Carriers Allow 911 Dials Via Text Message

The four largest wireless phone carriers have agreed to relay text messages to 911 emergency call centers in 2014.

12/10/2012

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FCC: TV Stations Must Post Rates For Campaign Ads

The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to require broadcast TV stations to post online the advertising rates they charge political candidates and advocacy groups.

04/27/2012