Leigh Hartman

Ellen DeGeneres standing next to President Obama at podium and another man holding medal (© AP Images)

‘Today we celebrate extraordinary Americans’

Athletes, artists and scientists were among the 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, November 22.
Failure can be good for your business (Shutterstock)

Failure can be good for your business

Nobody likes to fail. But when business leaders discuss their successes, they often start by talking about failure. Failure can be a good teacher.
Missile destroyer ship USS Sampson (U.S. Navy)

U.S. naval ship helps with New Zealand earthquake recovery

The USS Sampson and its two helicopters are assisting New Zealand in humanitarian relief efforts following an earthquake.