The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.
The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.
Secretary of State John Kerry said there is no question Russia is behind an effort to destabilize eastern Ukraine.
The Federal Communications Commission's proposal would let Web companies pay for faster access. But entrepreneurs, like Reddit's co-founder, are wondering how they would have fared with such rules.
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has a fatality rate of about 30 percent. An uptick in new cases in Saudi Arabia has health specialists concerned that the virus could spread outside the region.