Three key areas need progress, King said at a Monitor breakfast Wednesday: equity; elevating the teaching profession; and access, affordability, and graduation rates in college.
At a Monitor breakfast, AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka said he has 'absolute trust' in Hillary Clinton to make major changes in the TPP free trade deal.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said he's considering whether to designate the US election system as critical infrastructure, which could trigger greater cybersecurity at the ballot box.
At an Atlantic Council event Wednesday, experts warned about myriad technical vulnerabilities at the polls but said a hack that could change the outcome of the presidential election was nearly impossible.
Voter trust is on the line unless the US increases cybersecurity at the polls.
More than 40 rights groups asked the Department of Justice to launch a probe examining whether systems used by police to investigate crimes disproportionately identify blacks as criminal suspects.
Haidar el Ali started out in his family’s furniture business but then dedicated his life to protecting the oceans and other habitats.
Laila Haidari founded a shelter in Kabul to help those struggling with addiction. Some 3,600 people, she says, have left the facility recovered.
A coastal Kenyan community has earned $30,000 in two years selling carbon credits from the mangroves they protect. Mangrove forests are particularly effective at absorbing carbon dioxide.
A member of Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces stands as the group advances toward the city of Mosul, Iraq, on Thursday. Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group, a key part of a multi-pronged assault on eastern approaches to the besieged city.