What's most crucial isn't whether a company can diminish bias among its employees. It's the acknowledgment that bias is so pervasive it has to try. read more
Ivanka Trump's business has won approval from the Chinese government for at least five new trademarks. The approval came just days before President Donald Trump announced he was working on a controversial deal to drop U.S. prohibitions against China cellphone manufacturer ZTE. read more
$189,000, apparently. read more
She was born in England, studied theology and classics at the University of Cambridge, and taught school in Singapore. Yet Doreen Simmons found a remarkably different world to explore -- as an expatriate sumo wrestling expert in Japan, analyzing matches in English for NHK, the country's public broadcaster, for a quarter-century. She adored sumo, the quintessential Japanese sport. She lived in a part of Tokyo known for its sumo stables where wrestlers live, eat and practice. She loved how they tossed salt in the air before their matches as a purification ritual. She prized the sport's ancient history and its enormous but surprisingly fast athletes in topknots and loincloths.
Ernest L. Medina, the Army captain who was accused of overall responsibility for the March 1968 mass killings of unarmed South Vietnamese men, women and children by troops he commanded in what became known as the My Lai massacre, but was acquitted at a court-martial, died on Tuesday in Peshtigo, Wis. He was 81. read more