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'Negligible' Gains in Boardroom Diversity as White Men Still Dominate, Study Finds
The percentage of women and minorities holding corporate board seats at Fortune 500 companies increased slightly last year to its highest level on record, but white men still accounted for an overwhelming majority of the positions, according to a study released today. Women and minorities occupied
Norman Schwarzkopf 1991 'This Week' Interview
General Schwarzkopf in Saudi Arabia thank you very much for being with us happy to have Thank Sam is there with you and here with us in the studio are George will. And Cokie Roberts both of ABC news. That general is members of his cabinet said that Abraham Lincoln I'll ask you how goes the war.
Watchdogs Question Obama Donor Influence in 'Fiscal Cliff' Meetings
Government watchdogs today questioned the place of top Obama campaign donors among the elite few invited to the White House over the past two weeks for private presidential consultations on the looming “fiscal cliff.” Supporters of President Obama who maxed out personal contributions to his...
Sugar Producers Say Corn Syrup Not the Same
High fructose corn syrup producers are defending their advertising campaign that says "sugar is sugar," but sugar producers are saying the artificial sweetener is no sweet substitute. In a court hearing Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, the Corn Refiners Association and its members are defending
Record Number of Fortune 500 Women CEOs
It’s been a hundred years and zero women have held the top position at IBM but all that will change when Virginia “Ginny” Rometty takes the reins as CEO of the technology company. Rometty will join a list that includes Meg Whitman, the former eBay...
Markets Look for Boost From Tech Titans
Housing report may dampen stock gains despite strong earnings from Apple, IBM.
'The Informant' Sheds Light on Historic Whistleblowers
Matt Damon's portrayal of doughy, kvetchy Mark Whitacre in the new dark comedy "The Informant," directed by Steven Soderbergh and produced by George Clooney , is a reminder that real-life whistle-blowers strike a unique profile in courage. Whether uncovering fraud in corporate America , as Damon's
Stocks tread water with little news to sway them
Wall Street stocks were little changed Tuesday, as they looked to bounce back and extend its recent two-month rally. Investors shifted into defensive corners of the market, driving up shares of drugmakers like Pfizer and foodmakers such as Archer Daniels Midland, which tend to hold up better in
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, April 7, 2009
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by: PETER MARTINEZ, CARRIE HALPERIN, LAURA GREENE, and JUSTIN GRANT BOOKMARKS:...
How Safe Is That Airline?
We don't think much about airline safety in this country. It's been more than a year and 11 million flights since the last fatal accident involving a major U.S. airline. But in other parts of the world airline safety isn't always a given. If you travel overseas you might find yourself flying an