Ann Arbor, Michigan - Big accounting firms rely on big-name clients to make a profit and build credibility.

Washington, DC - Legwarmers, preppies, yuppies, Molly Ringwald, nuclear paranoia - the 1980s were my favorite decade. I was in junior high school in New Jersey when I saw The Day After, a 1983 TV movie that depicted a nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union. The focus of the movie, however, was not on the war but rather on the impact that the nuclear exchange had on everyday people. I remember watching the movie with my parents, being very scared, and thinking “Could this really happen?”

Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota - After traveling 1,975 miles across 7 states as part of the American Solar Challenge, it all ends for college teams from across the world with a checkered flag at Wind Cave National Park on Saturday, August 6. Over a dozen university teams have designed and built solar-powered cars that will participate in an 8-day open road rally while stopping at 9 different National Park Service sites.

Washington, DC - The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its new leadership for 2016-2017.

Chicago, Illinois - Foodservice delivery is the ultimate in dining convenience and is winning visits at the expense of restaurant drive thru, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Over the past four years, delivery has grown by 69 million visits (orders), while drive thru traffic fell by 128 million visits from May 2012 through May 2016, according to a recently released NPD report on foodservice delivery. 

Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order against Progressive Chevrolet Company and Progressive Motors Inc., of Massillon, Ohio, which the FTC charged with deceiving consumers by using advertising that touted low monthly car lease payments and down payments but failed to disclose other key terms of the offers.

Washington, DC - We are proud to join the Equal Rights Coalition, launched earlier this week in Montevideo, Uruguay at the Global LGBTI Human Rights Conference, as a means to strengthen international efforts to advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons.

Washington, DC - AABB, America’s Blood Centers and the American Red Cross are issuing a critical appeal for blood and platelet donors across the country. With the nation’s blood supply facing significantly low inventory levels, the blood community encourages individuals throughout the U.S. to schedule an appointment to donate.

Washington, DC - The Energy Department announced it is investing $19 million to improve the efficiency of our nation’s homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores. These projects will develop advanced building technologies that will help American consumers and businesses save money on their utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs

Washington, DC - On July 13th and 14th, Special Envoy Amos J. Hochstein will travel to Bratislava, Slovakia and Athens, Greece. In Bratislava, the Special Envoy will participate in an informal meeting for EU energy ministers being held in Bratislava, Slovakia. The agenda is expected to feature conversations on support for EU Energy security and trans-Atlantic cooperation on European energy diversification.