The National Football League has a practice of blacking out football games in the markets of teams who do not sell out games. According to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, this practice could soon be over.
After conducting an internal investigation of its agents activities related to certain sensitive Senate Intelligence Committee computers, the Central Intelligence Agency has announced that some of its officers "improperly penetrated a computer network" belonging to the Senate committee. All the more damning is the fact that the files the C.I.A. officers accessed related to a report compiled by the Senate Intelligence Committee, chaired by California Senator Dianne Feinstein, which is reported to be highly critical of the C.I.A.'s detention, interrogation and rendition program carried out under the Bush administration.
Celebrity physician Dr. Mehmet Oz was under fire and forced to be on the defensive side after a panel of senators question his promotions of "miracle" weight loss products.
House and Senate Democrats are considering introducing a discharge petition to push House Republicans to move forward on immigration reform.
Experts are currently debating whether immigration reform will help or hurt the U.S. economy.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker expressed her support for immigration reform on two different occasions this week.
This week, House Speaker John Boehner said that he supports the 'step by step' passage of immigration reform measures.
While the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration reform bill languishes in the House, California is passing their own set of immigration reforms that grant more rights to undocumented immigrants.
On Thursday, Congress left for holiday break without the House making any progress on immigration reform.
While immigration reform languishes in the House of Representatives, cities have taken it upon themselves to pass their own measures to make cities more hospitable to immigrants.
President Obama is in San Francisco today to talk about immigration reform and headline fundraisers. He will then head to Los Angeles to continue raising campaign money.
Haiti chose former Senate leader Jocelerme Privert as its provisional president a week after President Michel Martelly stepped down from office.
The oil glut crisis has gotten worse as Iran is trying to flood the market even more with its plan to export big amounts of oil to other countries
The army chief of staff in North Korea has reportedly been executed due to corruption allegations.