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Here Are The Secrets Of HP, Unilever And Other Highly Sustainable Companies

Jessica Leader | February 27, 2015 | Business
As we all know, the climate is warming. In fact, it’s doing so about 10 times faster than it ever has in the past 65 million years, and it’s easy to point fingers when looking for the perpetrators. The good news is that we’re developing adaptive, inventive...

12 'Office Optional' Industries That You (Yes, You!) Might Be Qualified For

Lindsey Keen | February 27, 2015 | Technology
Working a 9-to-5 desk job is not for everyone. Forget the humming of the air conditioner and the gray walls of a cubicle; some people just really don’t work best in an office environment. However, that doesn’t mean you aren’t suited for a fantastic job in a lucrative industry. According...

13 Things We Wish Were More Flexible

Lindsey Keen | February 27, 2015 | Technology
In a country that prides itself on giving every American the right to exercise his or her free will, there are still plenty of limitations and restrictions we wish would, well, just go away. To highlight how much easier (and delightful) the world would be with more versatility -- and,...

Jeb Bush, 2016's Gay-Friendly Republican

Jade Walker | February 26, 2015 | Politics
Quietly, Jeb has filled his campaign-in-waiting with some of the most open proponents of gay rights in the Republican Party. And donors think he sees the issues the same way they do — pro-LGBT.

Policlips Now: The Best Stuff You Didn't See Live This Week In 2 Minutes

Amber Ferguson | February 26, 2015 | Politics
In this week's edition of "Policlips Now," we're highlighting the best political clips you may have missed while you were working. Whether it was Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) crude Bill Clinton joke during CPAC, or a senator throwing a snowball on the Senate floor, we're rewinding...

Alarming Consequences Of The California Drought You May Not Have Expected

Lydia O'Connor | February 26, 2015 | Green
What happens when America’s most populous state runs low on its most precious resource for the fourth year in a row? A lack of rainfall doesn’t just result in problems for farmers, the food industry and people with sprawling lawns. It can have serious consequences that aren’t so...

CPAC Conservatives Skeptical Of Another Bush

Igor Bobic | February 26, 2015 | Politics
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- When he speaks here Friday, Jeb Bush isn’t likely to win over many hearts and minds at the Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual gathering of activists and party leaders near Washington. Establishment Republicans like the former governor of Florida rarely do so at an...

What 7 States Discovered After Spending More Than $1 Million Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Andrew Hart | February 26, 2015 | Politics
As state legislatures convene across the country, proposals keep cropping up to drug test applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, or welfare.

Stolen Picasso Painting Worth Millions Was Smuggled Into U.S. Under False 'Art Craft' Label: Officials

Kelly Chen | February 26, 2015 | Crime
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions of dollars was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who falsely labeled it as an "art craft" worth about $37 when it was shipped. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta...

As Selma Anniversary Nears, Here Are The Lawmakers Actually Trying To Strengthen Voting Rights

Jennifer Bendery | February 26, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- It's been almost 50 years since the historic civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama, and Congress is ready to celebrate the people who made it possible. Lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the thousands who marched on Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday...

Harrison Ford Set To Return For 'Blade Runner' Sequel That Denis Villeneuve Will Direct

Christopher Rosen | February 26, 2015 | Entertainment
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckhard in a sequel to "Blade Runner." Alcon Entertainment announced the news in a press release, while also touting that Denis Villeneuve ("Prisoners") would replace Ridley Scott in the director's chair. Scott, who directed the acclaimed first film, is still on board...

Sarah Palin Gave A Very Un-Sarah Palin Speech At CPAC

Sam Levine | February 26, 2015 | Politics
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) used her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday to focus on veterans' issues, a sharp departure from the more relentless Obama bashing she has delivered at CPACs past. Palin spoke about the numerous challenges that many veterans face once they return...

Aaron Schock Didn't Report Gifts On London Trip: Report

Sam Levine | February 26, 2015 | Politics
Rep. Aaron Schock attended dinner and drinks in 2011 at Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and at a swank nightclub London — and never disclosed receiving a single gift on his financial disclosure form.

Texas Lawmaker Proposes Giving Lawyers To Some Fetuses

Maxwell Tani | February 26, 2015 | Politics
A Texas state lawmaker proposes giving fetuses legal representation when the mother is brain-dead. State Rep. Matt Krause (R) introduced a measure requiring the state to appoint a lawyer to “represent the unborn child's interests” in the event of the mother's brain death, the Dallas Morning News...

Drug Dealer Pleads Not Guilty To Hollywood Executive's Murder

Michael McLaughlin | February 26, 2015 | Crime
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A convicted drug dealer pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murdering a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert last year, and a defense lawyer said he would prove the case was "mutual combat," not homicide....

House Republicans Not Ready To Cave On DHS Funding

Sabrina Siddiqui | February 26, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans inched closer to embracing a stopgap measure to prevent a Department of Homeland Security shutdown on Thursday, a day before the agency runs out of money. GOP leaders huddled with their conference behind closed doors to gauge support for a three-week continuing resolution that would keep...

South Korea Shooting Leaves Several Dead

AP | February 26, 2015 | World
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in three days, police officials said. Shooting incidents are rare in South Korea, which tightly controls gun...

Virginia To Compensate Victims Of Forced Sterilizations

Kelly Chen | February 26, 2015 | Crime
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lewis Reynolds didn't understand what had been done to him when he was 13. Years later, after getting married, the Lynchburg man discovered he couldn't father children. The reason: He had been sterilized by the state.

Second Autopsy Shows Pasco Police Shot Mexican Migrant From Behind

Michael McLaughlin | February 26, 2015 | Crime
A day after investigators in Washington state said an autopsy showed a Mexican migrant killed by police wasn't shot from behind, a lawyer for the man's family said a second autopsy contradicts the police claims. Antonio Zambrano-Montes, 35, was shot twice from the back during a Feb....

Ted Cruz Voices Support For States' Right To Legalize Marijuana

Matt Ferner | February 26, 2015 | Politics
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) voiced support for the right of states to pursue their own marijuana policies on Thursday, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. At the annual gathering of conservative activists and Republican Party leaders, Fox News' Sean Hannity asked Cruz if he...