Amazon.com Inc., Google Inc. and more than 100 other software, social-media and technology companies said they oppose a U.S. proposal to let Internet-service providers charge them extra for faster routes to Web users.
Premature withdrawals from retirement accounts have become America’s new piggy bank, cracked open in record amounts during lean times by people like Cindy Cromie, who needed the money to rent a U-Haul and start a new life.
A public policy group says a review of U.S. terrorist arrests shows the government’s collection of bulk phone records does little to prevent terrorism, adding fuel to a debate over whether the spy program should be ended.
The U.S. government increased the number of missile attacks this month against Islamic militant guerrilla groups in northwest Pakistan to the most this year, according to researchers who monitor the campaign.
New York will adapt existing rules to license digital-currency firms even as it considers law- enforcement calls for tough measures to prevent money laundering, the state’s top financial regulator said.