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Global December 2017

Holiday Travel Chaos Looms

Thousands of people remain stranded in Atlanta even after power is restored at the world's busiest airport. For the time being, President Donald Trump is not considering firing Robert Mueller. Trump is set to reveal his "America First" security plan. Olympic athletes are facing challenges related to climate change.

Arts and Media December 2017

Christmas Comes for Thousands of Poor Children on Skid Row--On a Positive Note (Beyond Education)

Fred Jordan Missions brought Christmas to thousands of impoverished inner city children who received toys at Los Angeles' largest Christmas Toy Party on Saturday, December 16. The party also included a Christmas show featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse singing Christmas Carols, courtesy of The Walt Disney Company. Friends of Disney greeted the children and escorted them to the Toy Giveaway tables where each child received multiple toys, as well as blankets, hats, mittens and socks. In addition, each mother received a Christmas dinner food bag filled with fresh turkeys or chickens, fresh vegetables and fruit, and enough food to feed their family a special Christmas dinner.

Financing December 2017

House Passes $1.5T Tax Bill in Major Win for GOP-- Breaking News (Beyond Education)

The House has passed the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades. The bill now goes to the Senate for an expected vote Tuesday evening. The House approved the bill by a mostly party line vote of 227-203. The bill represents the first major legislative victory for President Donald Trump. The $1.5 trillion package would provide steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy and more modest cuts for middle- and low-income families. The business tax cuts would take effect in January. Workers would start to see changes in the amount of taxes withheld from their paychecks in February.

Global March 2017 Premium

Discovery Education Y 3m Buscan En 2017 Al Mejor Científico Joven De Los Ee.Uu., Quien Podrá Ganar 25 Mil Dólares Y Una Tutoría Por Parte De Científicos De 3m Durante El Verano

Discovery Education y 3M tienen el orgullo de anunciar la apertura de la décima edición del certamen anual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, la competencia científica para alumnos de primaria alta y escuela secundaria más importante de los Estados Unidos. Este evento ofrece a los jóvenes inventores la oportunidad única de tener como tutor a un profesional de la ciencia de 3M, así como de ganar 25 mil dólares y ostentar el título de “El mejor joven científico de los EE.UU.”.

Global March 2017 Premium

Discovery Education And 3m Search For America’s 2017 Top Young Scientist; Chance For $25,000 And One-Of-A-Kind Summer Mentorship With 3m Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 10th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. This program, offers young inventors the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be mentored by a 3M Scientist Mentor, compete for $25,000, and earn the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist.”

Hispanic Community August 2016 Premium

Chronic Shortage of Spanish-speaking Doctors in US Results in Growing Demand for Multi-Lingual Health Professionals, Courtesy of Instituto Cervantes

According to Spain’s nonprofit organization Instituto Cervantes, the U.S. now has the world’s second-largest population of Spanish speakers behind only Mexico. With a growing number of Spanish-speaking patients, hospitals and health clinics are facing an immediate and chronic shortage of bilingual physicians -- a serious problem in a field where lives can depend on an accurate exchange of information between doctor and patient, and where the use of interpreters raises privacy concerns.

Arts and Media July 2016 Premium

Mariachi USA Goes To Cuba Iconic Music Festival, Story by Mariachi USA

MARIACHI USA, the premier mariachi music festival in the U.S., is headed to Cuba for a historic performance this fall. Mariachi musicians, singers and dancers will converge in La Habana on October 4-11, 2016 as part of a seven-day, six-night tour offered by Cuba Tours and Travel, announced Rodri J. Rodriguez, MARIACHI USA founder and longtime concert producer. The show’s company of 25 artists will perform on Sunday, October 9 at Teatro América, a historic theater built in the 1940s that has hosted international top talent over the years.