MARY CLARE JALONICK

Facebook CEO: regulation of social media firms is ‘inevitable’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House oversight panel April 11 that he believes it is “inevitable” there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties.

Murkowski to place hold on FDA commissioner nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Tuesday approved Dr. Robert Califf to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, but President Barack Obama's nominee may face trouble.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she will hold up a vote on the Senate floor until she has reassurances from the agency that genetically modified salmon will be labeled. The Alaska Republican has said the engineered salmon approved by the agency last year could be harmful to her state's wild salmon industry.

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