President Joe Biden kicked off a climate summit attended by dozens of world leaders by announcing an ambitious cut in greenhouse gas emissions as he looks to put the US back at the center of the global effort to address the climate crisis and curb carbon emissions. CNN's Bill Weir reports.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Primary Talent Partners last week partnered with Guidant Global and Dr. Natoshia Anderson to host a book reading and shoe giveaway event with ABS Students' kindergarten class. The event was part of Primary Talent Partners' DiversIT Enrichment Program, a program aimed at raising awareness and increasing minority representation in STEM fields. The program is focused on K-12 students in order to educate at an early age the importance of diverse representation in IT, Engineering, and related STEM fields.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden hosted a virtual climate summit with dozens of world leaders Thursday, the same day the White House released a set of aggressive climate goals. Critics say the plan could jeopardize the economy at a time it is recovering from record-breaking unemployment because of the pandemic and governments' response to it.
CNN's Don Lemon discusses the deadly shooting of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant by a police officer after body camera footage showed her armed with a knife in an altercation.
Paula Bryant, mother of Ma'Khia Bryant, speaks to CNN's Jason Carroll about the loss of her daughter who was fatally shot by police officers in Columbus, Ohio.
(The Center Square) – Democrats in the House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state in the union, a move that would almost certainly strengthen the Democrats’ Senate majority and bolster their ranks in the House.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 31st Annual Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and Greenwald Research has found that nearly nine out of 10 workers with access to an employer-sponsored defined contribution plan view auto portability—the new 401(k) plan default feature automatically transferring small-balance retirement savings when participants change jobs—as a valuable benefit. The survey results, released today, independently validate the findings from the study of mobile workforce behaviors conducted in April 2015 by Boston Research Technologies in collaboration with Retirement Clearinghouse, LLC, in which 93% of participants expressed their view of auto portability as an excellent or good service.
CNN's SE Cupp discusses why it wasn't the fact that former President Trump was a celebrity that made him a bad leader and that other celebrities have the right to run for office.
Josh Swain, a 22-year-old college student from Arizona, challenged other Josh Swains on Facebook to a duel over their name, randomly picking Lincoln as the battleground.
Syracuse, N.Y., -- Every April, dairy farmers rally together to celebrate environmental practices that help preserve the earth. On Earth Day especially, everyone is reminded of the continued need to protect our natural resources. According to the American Dairy Association North East, for dairy farmers, sustainability is a major focus every day when they produce nutritious milk — it's made with care for the planet in mind.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestaron, a leader in the evolution of agricultural environmental science, is solidifying their commitment to sustainability through the launch of a new multi-faceted sustainability platform, emPOWERED by Purpose.
SURF CITY, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CAROLINA RETREATS, a high-end hospitality and vacation rental management company based in North Carolina, today announced that the firm has been selected as a new vacation rental property manager for Homes & Villas by Marriott International. Select rental properties exclusively managed by Carolina Retreats will now be available on Homes & Villas by Marriott International starting in April 2021.
During a Senate Judiciary hearing about voting rights, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) pressed Stacey Abrams on Georgia's new and controversial elections law that was passed after then-President Donald Trump called into question the credibility of the state's 2020 election results. There was no evi…
(The Center Square) – A bill that would require legislative leaders to sign off on lawsuit settlements involving the General Assembly is advancing through the North Carolina Senate.
TAMPA, Fla., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ark Applications LLC is pleased to announce that they have successfully exited their growth equity investment in Script, LLC, an educational technology company located in Tampa, FL, to EMS LINQ Inc. of Wilmington, NC.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will hold its annual shareholders meeting online on Thursday, May 6, at 12:30 p.m. ET.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- No Evil Foods, a plant-based meat brand, says plastic is racist. Here's why: Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC) communities are disproportionately affected by environmental racism - particularly by the production, consumption and disposal of plastic in their neighborhoods. No Evil Foods urges other brands and consumers to take action.