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FCC Has Obligation To Disclose Political Ad Sources

For television viewers living in the Northern Virginia suburbs this past fall, it was hard to miss one particular ad because it ran in a saturation rotation in the Washington D.C. media market hammering Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli.

Cabot Corporation, the second largest carbon black manufacturer in the U.S., has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty and spend an estimated $84 million on technology to control air pollution at its three facilities in Franklin and Ville Platte, La. and Pampa, Texas. (Cabot Corporation)

Cabot Corporation To Spend $84M On Pollution Control In Louisiana, Texas

Boston-based Cabot Corporation has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty and spend an estimated $84 million on state of the art technology to control harmful air pollution.

The Treasury Department's announcement follows a landmark Supreme Court ruling against a key portion of the Defense of Marriage Act. | Marty Melville/ AFP/ Getty Images

All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled that all legal same-sex marriages in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.

Preparing For Text-to-911

For the millions of Americans who use text messaging on their wireless phones, it may come as a surprise that you typically can’t reach 911 by text message.

US Requests Bank Data From Julius Baer

The United States has increased pressure on Switzerland to find a lasting solution to the tax evasion row between the two countries by demanding information on Julius Baer bank clients suspected of dodging taxes.