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'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.
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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.
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Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

The new FCC rules require service providers to be a neutral gateway to the Internet. The move has precedent in the 1930s, when regulators enacted "common carrier" rules on phone service companies.
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FCC Approves New Rules Intended To Protect Open Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines — 3 to 2 — to approve new net neutrality rules that would regulate access to the Internet more like a public utility.
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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."
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New D.C. Taxicab Chief Wants Drivers To Become Ambassadors

In his first interview since his appointment in January, interim D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Eric Rogers tells WAMU 88.5 that he wants drivers to focus on the "totality of the experience."

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.
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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.
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What Net Neutrality Rules Could Mean For Your Wireless Carrier

The FCC votes Thursday on rules that would make Internet providers treat all traffic equally. Big wireless companies say that will make it harder to keep their networks from getting too congested.
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When Tech Workers Arrive On Visa, What About Their Spouses?

When tech companies hire foreign workers, their spouses are often not allowed to work. The president's recent executive action on immigration would offer work permits to some of these spouses.

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