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Zuckerberg Appears in Congress as Facebook Faces Scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company’s new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with widening scrutiny from U.S. regulators. Wh...
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DeVos Criticized Over Plan to Cut Special Olympics Funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing sharp pushback over a proposal to cut federal funding to the Special Olympics. House Democrats grilled DeVos in a budget hearing Tuesday, with Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., calling the cut "appalling." Celebrities,...