In the lead-up to the Rio Olympics, the International Olympic Committee this week took a stand on a hot-button topic: Whether Russian track and field athletes should be banned from competing amid a doping scandal. Ultimately, they tried to find a compromise.
The Refugee Career Jumpstart Project, launched in response to Canada's influx of Syrian refugees, started as a collaboration between friends with modest goals. They quickly outpaced those goals.
When a small idea ballooned into cross-country travel, this college student got to take a summer backpacking trip while furthering an association’s mission.
The DC Bar’s new headquarters is a product of thinking ahead about members, their industry, and finances.
On Friday, the International Association of Athletics Federations voted to uphold a competition ban on Russian athletes, which would keep the country's track and field athletes out of the Olympics. The vote, part of an ongoing saga, comes at a time when the IAAF's leader is himself facing scrutiny.
During its annual meeting this week, the American Medical Association laid out a variety of positions on issues related to topics that have been prominent in the news. High on the agenda were two takes on gun violence that were particularly newsworthy, considering the deadly shootings in Orlando over the weekend.
A leading LGBT rights group in Florida has raised more than $4 million for Orlando shooting victims through a GoFundMe page this week. Here's how other nonprofits are looking to help. Also: Don't underestimate the risks of social engineering when it comes to cybersecurity.
Through partnerships with local organizations, the national nonprofit Fair Food Network is expanding its program that increases accessibility to healthy food.
Two deadly shootings at clubs in Orlando—including a large-scale terror incident at Pulse that's believed to have targeted gay patrons—have nightclub groups weighing how to strengthen security and protect the public.
Spurred by plane crashes involving pilots suffering from mental health issues, airline groups and the Federal Aviation Administration are looking for solutions that encourage improved medical screening by doctors and increased self-reporting by pilots.