In an interview, the chairman of a major advertising firm said he believed the debate over gender diversity in advertising is "all over." And he dismissed a woman trying to help other women move forward as just trying to feather her own nest.
The future of work in America is likely to be more flexible, possibly more precarious, for many people, as the gig economy expands. Why is this happening, how can more people thrive in this transition, and what does it mean for America's place in the world in this century? Economic historian Louis Hyman of Cornell University, author of "Debtor Nation" and "Borrow: The American Way of Debt," weighs in.
As bigger productions head to the South African city, local actors are seeking out accent coaches and tuning into US soaps in order to sound American.
Khaled Almaghafi is a bee master in the San Francisco Bay Area. It's spiritual work, too. "You see how they dance, how they collect the honey, how they work ... you feel deep inside there is a creator," he says.
Banking in a failed state is a risky business. In Libya, it's hard to figure out who to trust.
Two developers who brought foreign investment to an impoverished part of Vermont are now accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars.
David Trinidad and his wife Ivonne had just recently started using Fitbits, when Ivonne said that hers was malfunctioning. The device was showing an unusually high resting heart rate and recorded 10 hours in one day in what it called the “fat burning zone,” even though she had not been particularly active. But her Fitbit wasn't broken — she was pregnant.
Peter Seligmann is running the Sustainable Coffee Challenge to prevent deforestation and change the way coffee is grown around the world.
Five-hundred American businesspeople have traveled to Cuba since restrictions eased in 2014, but not much has come of it. And the US government would like to negotiate with Cuba on the island's human rights violations, but the Cuban government then points to the treatment of prisoners in Guantánamo.
Vickie Remoe says she left her career as a TV host in Sierra Leone after being propositioned one time too many.