Diversity and inclusion

U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers

9 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote...
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We predicted these 7 product trends would explode in popularity in 2019 - here's a mid-year update of how the trends have fared, plus one new trend no one can ignore

We predicted these 7 product trends would explode in popularity in 2019 - here's a mid-year update of how the trends have fared, plus one new trend no one can ignore

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Last year, we predicted 7 retail product trends that we thought would take off in 2019. They include clothing made from sustainable and recycled fabrics, more inclusive...
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Coalition opposes development on salt ponds near Redwood City

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Staring across the bleach-white Cargill Salt ponds near Redwood City can be like looking at a blank sheet of paper. You can imagine drawing whatever you want on it. Maybe acres...
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A Rare Tech Company Where Women Dominate

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Inside the offices of ThirdLove, an Internet retailer in Palo Alto, Calif. , a team of data scientists build algorithms using artificial intelligence to sort and dissect data...
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U.S. markets regulator proposes new guidelines on shareholder advisers

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their...
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There's a new type of traveler dishing out thousands of dollars for high-end safaris. The business director of a Botswana-based company says it's all because of the millennial tech boom

There's a new type of traveler dishing out thousands of dollars for high-end safaris. The business director of a Botswana-based company says it's all because of the millennial tech boom

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A managing director of a luxury safari company says he's seen their clientele become younger and more diverse in the past 14 years thanks to the "millennial tech boom." It's no...
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Feast of St. Anthony turns 100 this weekend

Feast of St. Anthony turns 100 this weekend

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

August is feast season in the North End and this weekend is the biggest of them all - the feast of St. Anthony. It's a time of celebration for locals and visitors alike, but...
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Wake school leaders want to use Census data to help balance student diversity

Wake school leaders want to use Census data to help balance student diversity

15 hours ago   |   WRAL

To help balance student diversity across schools, Wake County Board of Education members said Tuesday they would like to use county economic health data, including household...
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She Studies Sea Snakes by the Seafloor

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

Sea snakes are the most diverse group of marine reptiles in the world, but they are poorly understood and threatened by development. Blanche D'Anastasi is among the scientists...
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Here are the 15 best public high schools in the US

Here are the 15 best public high schools in the US

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

School-ranking website Niche released a list of the best public high schools in America for the upcoming academic year, after rating thousands of schools across the...
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Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Target surges 17%, set for record high after smashing forecasts and raising...

Target surges 17%, set for record high after smashing forecasts and raising profit outlook

Target's stock is on pace to open at a record high on Wednesday after the retailer posted second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. Sales at existing Target... Read more ...

Firefighters still at scene of blaze 18 hours after fire began

Firefighters still at scene of blaze 18 hours after fire began

A fire at a North Andover recycling plant fire is under investigation. Read more ...

Defending champs Osaka, Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open

Defending champs Osaka, Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open

NEW YORK - Defending champions Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are the No. 1 seeds for singles play in the U.S. Open. Read more ...

Plane crash survivors film their dramatic rescue

Plane crash survivors film their dramatic rescue

This plane crash in Half Moon Bay, California, has a happy ending. Both the pilot and his female passenger suffered no injuries and were rescued by the Coast Guard. Watch the... Read more ...