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Starbucks COO is the first woman, African American

App-savvy new Starbucks COO is the first woman, African American in company’s highest echelon

Brewer is not quite an outsider — she joined the Starbucks board of directors in January. Yet she’s not an insider, having spent the past five years

Books Bill and Melinda Gates Read to Their Kids

‘So what are the best books to read to your kids?’

by Rachel Gillett (Cover Picture) Melinda and Jennifer Gates on a trip to Tanzania. TED.com/YouTube

Considering all the support the Gates Foundation gives to literacy initiatives around the world, it comes as little surprise that Bill and Melinda Gates embrace the benefits of reading at home with their kids, too.

Reigniting Our Civilization is a Resolution Not a Slogan… Launching the Translation Challenge

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Yesterday the world celebrated International Translation Day, honoring the instrumental role translators play in bridging civilizations, cultures and generations. The knowledge that translators preserve

America’s Melting Pot Is Boiling Brown People To Death

People of color are growing accustomed to imminent danger.

By Sahaj Kohli

I’ll never forget the first time I realized people saw my brother and dad

Who — Or What — Will Rebuild Houston?

The U.S. already needed thousands of additional construction workers.

Then Harvey, Irma and Maria hit.

A few days after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas, pummeling the state with devastating flooding, a home remodeling contractor in Detroit sent a text to her four employees, asking if they would be up for temporarily moving to Houston.

106-year-old Mastanamma YouTubeing in India

Mastanamma from Andhra Pradesh

Possibly the oldest YouTuber of India, 106-year-old Mastanamma from Andhra Pradesh is now a popular personality on the internet, thanks to her proficiency with cooking.

Federal Marijuana Laws

 Know Your Marijuana Laws

 

Complex Florida marijuana laws

Here’s what they really mean

Is recreational marijuana legal in Orlando? If I have Alzheimer’s disease, can I apply for medical cannabis? And when can I start growing weed in my backyard?