With a board in place and regional chapters ready to go, Women In ETFs has managed to grow quickly from a seed of an idea to a full-blown professional organization. Here's how it formed, and where the group plans to go next.
Members of the Western Governors' Association are asking congressional leaders to help better fund wildfire suppression efforts, noting that the lack of a budget is hurting preventive efforts that could help keep the blazes under control.
The American Bar Association House of Delegates declared last week that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have a human right to be free of discrimination. The group called for the repeal of discriminatory laws around the world.
It seems obvious, but a lack of rapid progress underscores the need to underline a simple fact: Organizations need to put a greater focus on hiring women for leadership roles. Plus: Video app Vine becomes more receptive to adding older film clips.
A set of new studies show that, despite lingering issues including communication challenges and funding concerns, marketing and technical execs are starting to see opportunities to improve their relationship.
Arguing that the Missouri town's authorities haven't been forthcoming with public records and evidence from last week's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen, the National Bar Association is suing to gain access. The ACLU, meanwhile, has interceded on behalf of the participants in the ensuing protests and the media.
There's a lot of skepticism about "experts" these days. But it pays to be skeptical when listening to outsiders and nontraditional information sources too.
For a second time in a year, Washington's tattoo shops and artists say, the Health Department has proposed rules that show a basic lack of understanding of their work. But this time, they're ready, thanks to a coalition formed last year.
A full generation after veal largely fell off dinner plates and restaurant menus because of ethical concerns, the American Veal Association is working to encourage better farming practices—and is seeing some results.
As locals and police continued to clash in a small St. Louis suburb this week, two journalists on the scene were taken into police custody for reasons that remain unclear. Media associations objected loudly.