Only 3 percent of venture-backed companies were led by all-female teams, while 89 percent were all male. The staggering male-to-female ratios at the top of the tech industry can't be addressed without a clearer count, writes Code for America's Catherine Bracy.
For the first time, the government plans to limit how much carbon dioxide existing power plants can put into the air. It's a key element of the president's plan, but it's also unclear how aggressive the restrictions will be.
She sent her dad an invoice for IT services rendered. For replacing a hard drive, the amount due is pizza. Backing up files: fountain drink. Restoring files: Parmesan twists. Total due: dinner at a pizzeria.
The NBA Champs piled onto the top of a double decker bus that carried them through Miami streets overflowing with fans. But the route also passed under three low hanging overpasses. Amid shouts of "Get Down," the 6'8" LeBron James barely manage to avoid what the Kansas City Star called "a faceful of concrete."
Tuesday marks the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act. That law created a nationwide minimum wage which is now $7.25 an hour. Democrats are pushing to raise the wage, but Republicans say higher pay would hurt job creation. Idaho has been losing higher paying manufacturing jobs but gaining low-paying service jobs.
New York's Erie Canal is reviving its history to again be an economic corridor for commercial shipping through upstate New York — after decades of being mostly used by recreational boats. Shipping from Canada it expected to lead to a level of commercial traffic not seen in decades.
The legislation got a big boost Monday night when two thirds of the Senate voted to move forward on a bipartisan measure that tightens security along the Mexican border. The change is likely to give the bill a large bipartisan vote when the Senate votes on final passage Thursday.
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