The Department of Justice revealed President Donald Trump has no plans to take his travel ban to the Supreme Court, and instead will likely replace the executive order with a new immigration act next week. There is no word yet whether the new order will be tailored to be more acceptable to the courts.
Successful female leaders have "leadership energy," or dogged determination that propels them forward, even during adversity. This article showcases three high-achieving women who demonstrate this energy and discusses how leadership development must change to foster this quality.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview addressed a variety of topics, such as school choice, Common Core and the Every Student Succeeds Act. On school choice, DeVos said, "Florida is a good and growing example of what can happen when you have a robust array of choices."
Statisticians are worried the Trump administration will change methodology for economic reports in the name of political expediency, according to a blog post by a newly retired government employee. The White House is considering changing calculation of the trade deficit to better reflect its position on trade, sources say.
Wendy's has created its own soda line, and its first release, called Dave's Cherry Cream Soda, has proven popular with consumers. The company's test kitchen is also sampling new products such as a Green Chile Queso burger, a Bacon Maple Chicken sandwich on a croissant and a Fresh Mozzarella salad, among other test items.
The survival rates among extremely preterm infants increased from 30% in 2000 to 36% in 2011, and the rate of those who didn't develop neurological impairments at ages 18 to 22 months rose from 16% to 20% over the same period, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers said that survival improvements may be tied to wider steroid use among mothers and lower infection rates.
Microsoft research explains that marketing efforts referred to with the disease-inspired term "viral" don't resemble viral contagion at all. One example is a video about World Malaria Day, whose original tweet was only shared once and ultimately went viral thanks to shares from Justin Bieber, Greyson Chance and Ashton Kutcher.
Hanjin Shipping Co. will liquidate its assets following a final court ruling declaring the company bankrupt after overcapacity, a falling global economy, low freight rates and rising debt affected the company's profits. A Seoul court filed the ruling and a court-appointed caretaker will sell any remaining assets to pay creditors.
Google has updated its Android Wear platform to work better with the Google Fit app, which provides fitness tracking and on-watch app downloads. Android Wear 2.0 is designed to work across platforms, while Google Fit remains an Android-based app.
Boehringer Ingelheim's Spiriva Respimat, or tiotropium bromide, has been approved by the FDA for use as a long-term, once-a-day treatment for asthma in patients at least 6 years old. The drug was initially approved for the same condition for patients 12 years and older.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has released an Innovation Agenda that promotes a free and open internet. The industry is praising the agenda, which seeks patent reform, protects cross-border data flows and preserves "the open, competitive nature of the internet against unnecessary government regulation while promoting continued development of innovative online services."
A 21-mile project to widen and improve Interstate 4 near Orlando, Fla., is 35% complete and scheduled for completion in 2021. Crews at the $2.3 billion I-4 Ultimate Project must still replace 140 bridges and add tolled express lanes.
North American exploration and production companies plan to invest about as much money in offshore as in onshore in 2017, suggesting that offshore projects are able to compete with shale again, according to Rystad Energy analysts. Companies will invest about $70 billion each in shale and offshore this year, compared with $160 billion in onshore spending and just $95 billion in offshore investments in 2014.
Columnist Paul Thompson writes about possible airport security measures that would tighten access to airport terminals, concluding that there is no perfect solution for improving airport security.