In the Know: February 6, 2015

“My proposal assures the rights of internet users to go where they want, when they want, and the rights of innovators to introduce new products without asking anyone’s permission.” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, detailing his plan to ensure net neutrality on Wired.

Anthem Insurance is the latest company to be hacked in another massive data breach.

Rosa Parks, the mother of the Civil Rights movement, was also a prolific writer. “I had been pushed around all my life and felt at this moment that I couldn’t take it anymore.”

Brian Williams is “under fire.”

One of the most powerful women in Hollywood, Amy Pascal, is stepping down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures. Remember the hacks?

New rule at Harvard University: students and professors may not sleep together. Got it.

Jordan hit back hard Thursday after news emerged that ISIS had burned a captive Jordanian pilot to death.

Diplomatic talks are underway to address ongoing tensions in Ukraine. The UN reports that nearly 5,400 people have been killed in the conflict since April.

ISIS is using children in its bloody campaigns, the UN said this week.

The president released his 2016 budget request this week, with big plans to boost the military and the middle class. Right now they’re just plans, and that’s where they might stay.

The unemployment rate rose to 5.7% from 5.6%, the Labor Department said Friday.

Staples or Office Depot? Soon, you might not have to make the choice.

Gas prices are headed north.

The measles outbreak is getting worse.

Women’s Affairs
Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, is set to publish a sequel to the novel amid some controversy.

Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition will feature plus-size models. Finally.

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