DHS’ Biometric Exit

The Department of Homeland Security in a report released Wednesday said that it is aiming to use facial recognition techno | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 7 hours ago

Tax Day trauma: Paying for our national debt

Although public concern for the debt rises and falls depending on the politics of the moment, the debt itself only rises. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 days ago

Conway's husband mocks Trump for giving advice to Boeing

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, mocked a tweet from President Trump offering advice to Boeing in the wake of two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max jets. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 6 days ago

Snowden responds to Assange arrest: 'Dark moment for press freedom'

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified information from the agency in 2013, called WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s arrest Thursday a “dark moment for press freedom.” | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 10 days ago

House votes to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality rules

The House on Wednesday voted to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality rules prohibiting internet service providers from interfering with web traffic. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 11 days ago

Article 13: Is this the internet's 'climate change' moment?

The EU saw internet regulation as a clash of content versus technology. They got it wrong. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 11 days ago

McConnell: Net neutrality bill 'dead on arrival' in Senate

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that the Senate won't take up a net neutrality bill currently before lawmakers in the House. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 11 days ago

Oregon Senate passes bill to make daylight saving time permanent

The Oregon Senate has passed a bill that would abolish annual time changes and make daylight saving time permanent for the state.  | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 16 days ago

Out of 100 senators vote for green new deal

The Senate on Tuesday blocked the Green New Deal, a progressive climate change resolution that Republicans view as prime fodder heading into the 2020 presidential election. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 26 days ago

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@thehill.com | 1 month ago

Officials in the city of Sandusky, Ohio, have decided that the city will no longer observe Columbus Day as a holiday, switching it for Election Day. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

Welcome to California, land of 1,000 laws – and that’s just this year

Many of the state's laws taking effect this year range from the unnecessary to the silly to the sad. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

Intel operation against Trump still going strong

In the newest press salvo, unnamed intel officials fanned out to air anonymous grievances against their commander in chief. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

A crowded 2020 presidential primary field calls for ranked choice voting

With voters clearly ready to rank more than one candidate in what is shaping up to be a talented field, why weaken their vote by denying them that power? | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

Congress, make privacy the rule – not the exception

Apps and social media networks collect intimate details about their users — far more than people realize. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

A changing climate poses the greatest economic risks to the red states where voters and the politicians they elect are the least likely to believe in the threat of a warming world, according to a new report.  | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

“The Dark Side of the Kremlin”

A group of transparency advocates released a massive number of hacked and leaked Russian documents on Friday in what is being viewed as retaliation against Russia's sharing of hacked Democratic National Committee | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

FBI Director Christopher Wray tore into what he called a “mind-boggling” and “short-sighted” government shutdown in a video message to employees on Thursday, telling them he is angrier than he has ever been. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

Irish data protection authority reveals probe into Twitter data breach

Ireland's data protection authority revealed Friday that it is investigating Twitter's compliance with Europeans' new data privacy laws following a series of data breaches. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

Patent office will halt operations if US govt shutdown runs into February

The U.S. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 2 months ago

FDA threatens to pull e-cigarettes off the market

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that e-cigarettes face an uncertain future in U.S. markets unless youth smoking rates drop over the next year. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 3 months ago

Generation Z may be most liberal demographic yet

A generation of post-millennials is poised to enter the electorate as perhaps the most liberal age cohort ever, fueled by unprecedented diversity and expansive views of the role of government. On issues ranging from th | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 3 months ago

M.Rubio introduces privacy bill to create federal regulations on data collection

Our country is ready for reforms to our national privacy law designed for the privacy challenges of today and tomorrow. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 3 months ago

A majority of Americans support raising the top tax rate to 70 percent

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and her Republican critics have both called her proposal to dramatically increase America's highest tax rate "radical" but a new poll released Tuesday indicates that a majority of Americans agrees with the idea. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 3 months ago

Middle class is disappearing in California as wealth gap grows

Blame the government for the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer in the Golden State. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 3 months ago

Square re-applies for banking license

Square, the payments company headed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, is re-applying for a bank license pulling its first application earlier this year, | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Trump said Janet Yellen wasn't tall enough to run the Fed: report – TheHill

President Trump reportedly considered reappointing Janet Yellen as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, but was bothered by her height. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

The creepy truth about where your information goes in a big data breach

Morgan Wright says many major breaches aren’t about identity theft or stealing your credit card data — it's more sinister than that. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Sears to pay $25.3M in bonuses to top execs after filing for bankruptcy

A U.S. bankruptcy court on Friday reportedly approved Sears’s request to pay as much as $25.3 million in bonuses to the company’s top executives and high-ranking employees, just months after the company filed for bankruptcy. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Johnson and Johnson knew about asbestos in baby powder for decades

Executives at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) knew for decades that the talcum in its baby powder contained asbestos and failed to tell federal regulators, according to a Reuters report. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

China holding at least 800k Muslim minorities in internment camps

State Department official Scott Busby told senators this week that China has detained at least 800,000 Muslim minorities in internment camps.  | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Consumer bureau name change could cost firms $300M

Changing the name of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) could cost the businesses it regulates more than $300 million, according to an internal agency analysis obtained by The Hill. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

DOJ unseals charges in alleged massive online ad fraud

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday unsealed charges against eight individuals in an alleged widespread digital advertising fraud that reportedly used botnets to give the appearance of billions of humans looking at online ads | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Farm bankruptcies on the rise according to new Fed report

Farm bankruptcies are on the rise in the Upper Midwest, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve, doubling from their recent lows in 2014. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' accused of racism over seating of Franklin

ABC's annual "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" special was slammed as racist by some on social media, with some viewers objecting to the dinner-table seating of its only black character.  | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Declassified 1949 CIA manual gives warning to disinformation on social media

While the CIA did not predict a medium like social media, the communication strategies it outlines are eerily similar to what the U.S. has witnessed from Russia. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 4 months ago

Renowned hacker 'tessa88' identity revealed, Hacker a Russian

A security firm on Tuesday revealed the alleged identity of a renowned hacker who sought to sell high-profile corporate databases online in 2016. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

Cyber group releases tool to track use of email security protocol – TheHill

A cybersecurity group has released a new tool to help companies track if they’ve implemented domain-based message authentication, reporting and conformance (DMARC), a security tool aimed at preventing fake or “spoof” emails being sent from legitim | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

San Francisco has worst air quality in the world due to smoke from wildfires

Wildfires in Northern California are giving San Francisco the worst air quality in the world. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

Trump signs bill cementing cybersecurity agency at DHS

President Trump on Friday signed into law a bill that cements the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) role as the main agency overseeing civilian cybersecurity, with a focus on securing federal networks and protecting critical infrastructure f | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

Silicon Valley: The land of unicorns – and trolls

Patent trolls exist in Silicon Valley and are a very real threat to innovators. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

A group of Jewish leaders told President Trump that he is no longer welcome in Pittsburgh until he denounces white nationalism following the | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

An anti-poverty tool with bipartisan support can be made even better

The EITC is one of the most important anti-poverty tools we have. Let’s make it even better by expanding it to include those who are left out of the workforce. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

Delta Air Lines to ban straws on flights by 2019

Delta Air Lines is planning to ban single-use plastic items such as straws, stir sicks and utensils from its planes by 2019, making it the fourth major airline company this year to announce it will ditch plastic straws in favor of e | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

Middle class is disappearing in California as wealth gap grows

Blame the government for the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer in the Golden State. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 5 months ago

The FCC is tasked with solving the digital divide and it's making things worse

Ajit Pai consistently puts industry interests over those of the public while inflaming the internet access crisis in America. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 6 months ago

'Crony-ing' over spilled milk

Lobbying efforts on the part of the dairy industry appear self-serving without regard for the beneficiary of this purported concern: consumers. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 6 months ago

Russian official with ties to lawyer in Trump meeting dies in helicopter crash

A Russian deputy attorney general, who is thought to have directed Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya in her efforts abroad on behalf of Russia's government, reportedly died Wednesday night in a helicopter crash. | Continue reading


@thehill.com | 6 months ago