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Bea Johnson promotes book on zero-waste lifestyle


TAIPEI, Taiwan – Bea Johnson, who in the US has been dubbed the guru of the zero-waste movement, arrived in Taiwan on

Holiday sales jump 4.9% over last year

Despite thousands of store closings this year, Americans supplied a final flurry of spending to give retailers their best holiday season sales since

Modern-day Mowgli: Indian toddler forges bond with monkeys


MADRAS, India – Samarth Bangari’s unusual friendship was discovered when the youngster was spotted alone in his village in southern India playing

The Four Quirks of an Effective Leader: Judge Ed Emmett


By Ravi Desai On December 16th, 2017, the students of YLDP attended an invigorating presentation at Houston TranStar by County Judge Ed

FBISD College and Career Readiness Advisors prepare seniors for next steps following high school


FORT BEND ISD (December 21, 2017) – Fort Bend ISD high schools were among those throughout the state to accept

International Business and FCPA Compliance Part 1


Question: How can FCPA violations be avoided in international business?

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977, the legislative

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announces Tax Amnesty Program


AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced a temporary tax amnesty program giving certain delinquent taxpayers a chance to

A healthy balance for families Technology and your children


by Cheri Burcham, Family Life Educator Technology is so prominent in our society today, bringing disadvantages with it along with

The FDA is cracking down on homeopathic remedies

by Kristen V. Brown WASHINGTON, December 26 2017 – On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to crack down on so-called

Noise is the next great public health crisis

by Neel V. Patel Cities don’t just get filthy in the visual sense — urban spaces can often be a raging mess of