Landlords who want to “get to know” their prospective tenants have new tools in their arsenal. It’s tenant reporting services like we’ve never seen before. Social media and personal data normally protected under state and federal law are up for grabs. As one landlord consulting service put it, if the information is in a publicly accessible social media account, it’s “fair game.”
Whirlpool donated washing machines and dryers to school districts in St. Louis, and at-risk kids’ absenteeism fell from 12 to 3.5 days in one year.
Being photographed without a stitch of makeup proved to be empowering for her. “And I swear it is the strongest, most empowered, most free, and most honestly beautiful that I have ever felt,” she wrote.
Donald Trump has gotten a lot of flack for “Made in the USA” product claims on his Amazon-advertised products — which he is now cleaning up thanks to a viral nudge by media, which had a field day the story. We take a look at his advertising wording and just what it is that helped create such a confusing criteria for the iconic made in America label.
After it was struck with a deadly earthquake in 2010, Haiti endured yet another tragedy: its first cholera outbreak. The U.N. initially denied that its humanitarian troops caused the outbreak, but now the global body is taking responsibility.
Politicians are making a big deal about a decision by the Department of Justice to end its use of private prisons. But what might sound like a win for human rights might in fact be just a drop in the bucket.
A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader of the gay community.
Why do we need more walkable cities? Quite simply, because walkable cities are, by definition, sustainable cities. Transportation remains a major source of greenhouse gas pollution, and, American homes remain firmly stuck in a fossil-fuel dependent transport infrastructure. Find out which cities are redeveloping walkable neighborhoods.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.