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Lawmakers who were not quite as enthusiastic as Amazon over expectations that door-to-door deliveries by drones will become a reality by 2015 have brought forth a bill that would ban the practice, at least for the time being.
The chief executive of Amazon.com says drones will be doing much of the company's product deliveries within the next five years — and that customers can expect some packages to arrive within 30 minutes of processing.
Campaign spending limits mean only media have unfettered First Amendment rights
A welcome relief for fatigued viewers, or stealthy propaganda outlet? Al-Jazeera America arrives on the airwaves at 3 p.m. Tuesday with promises of credible news and weighty content, powered by funds from the Qatar government.
Many have complained that the Grand Old Party has gotten "squishy" on policy and in demeanor, lacking the backbone of a more robust era. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus appears ready to challenge that perception, and likely will provide some show-stopping political theater in the near future.
Despite allegedly submitting a larger bid than eventual winner and Red Sox owner John Henry, a conservative ownership group was turned down in the sale of Boston Globe.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million.
In a stunning coup, Internet billionaire Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com fame announced plans Monday to buy the Washington Post Co.'s flagship newspaper and its newspaper publishing business for $250 million.
Taxes aren't high enough yet, so the U.S. Senate in its infinite wisdom is poised to raise them again. The innocuously titled Marketplace Fairness Act the worst legislation always carries an imaginatively phony title will sail through the upper chamber this week.