Barrett moves one step closer to a seat on the Supreme Court as Republicans on Senate panel advance her nomination

The committee’s approval clears the way for the Senate confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett on Monday. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Rio Tinto CEO to Step Down Amid Fallout Over Destruction of Ancient Rock Shelters

Rio Tinto said its chief executive would step down as it battles to contain the fallout from the destruction of two ancient rock shelters in northwestern Australia’s minerals-rich Pilbara region that were culturally significant to a local indigenous group. WSJ.com: … Read more…

A ‘Publicity Stunt’ or a ‘Huge Step’? Hollywood Is Divided on the Oscars’ New Diversity Rules

Ever since the #OscarsSoWhite campaign began four years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been searching for innovative ways to champion inclusivity across the white- and male-dominated film industry. On Tuesday, they released their newest initiative: … Read more…

Helicopter parents should step back and watch, study recommends

Researchers conducted the world’s first data-driven study of parenting classes based on the Respectful Approach intervention. The Respectful Approach, modeled on Resources for Infant Educators (RIE)TM, guides parents to treat young children as capable and independent humans who can flourish … Read more…

Major real estate firms step up to save Black and Hispanic internships that coronavirus wiped out

For the past few weeks, Cedric Bobo, a former investment executive with the Carlyle Group, has spent the better part of his days on video calls, welcoming mostly Black and Hispanic students to paid summer internship programs. Real Estate BEST … Read more…

Brie & Nikki Bella Urge the Importance of Speaking Out Against Racism: “We All Have to Step Up Now”

Brie and Nikki Bella used this week’s episode of The Bellas Podcast to join the nationwide conversation currently happening about racism, and more specifically, George Floyd’s tragic… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Op-Ed: Local bars and restaurants face extinction because of coronavirus – and government needs to step up

Independent bars and restaurants found some relief in the Paycheck Protection Program, which offers low interest, short-term loans with the potential of forgiveness. That is not nearly enough, writes author and bar owner Derek Brown. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best … Read more…