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Amazon Cleared for Space Launch, but Broadband Venture Questions Remain

Amazon.com Inc.’s plan to spend more than $10 billion on a constellation of internet-beaming satellites has left industry insiders guessing about which customers the company plans to serve. The e-commerce company’s space venture won Federal Communications Commission approval last month to launch more than 3,200 low-Earth-orbit satellites over the next nine years. The proposed network,…

ROVE: Year of Weird…

One of the strangest years in American politics keeps getting stranger. One example is what’s happened to the quadrennial national party conventions, which have been an integral part of American politics since 1831, when the parties replaced the old system in which members of Congress selected the nominees. Many exciting elements of the conventions long…