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Tapping an undervalued resource: People with disabilities

Businesses thrive on innovation. More and more are leveraging an underused segment of the workforce: people with disabilities.
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With her solar suitcase, she transforms health care

Shocked by the lack of reliable electricity in some rural health clinics, Laura Stachel and her husband designed a portable solar electric system.
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One mom created her own company so kids can learn Arabic

Rama Kayyali formed Little Thinking Minds when she couldn't find Arabic literacy tools for her sons — in the spirit of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
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From Silicon Valley to the American heartland

American entrepreneurs are on the move. And they are landing in the Midwest in cities like Indianapolis, St. Louis and Omaha.
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Check out these 3 inspiring startups

Entrepreneurs dream of their idea making the world better. Three Americans are headed to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with inspiring startups.
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MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winners include innovators with global reach [video]

The 2017 MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" recipients include innovators and visionaries in the arts, science and the humanities.
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President Trump opens American skies to innovative drones

Businesses will soon be able to safely test novel unmanned aerial systems — drones — as part of a new policy from the Trump administration.
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1969: The first whisper of the internet

Today's internet began with the transmission of two letters in 1969. From that small beginning came a "powerfully democratizing force."
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World Food Prize laureate scores gains for African farmers

From humble roots, former Nigerian Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina boosted crops and farmers' incomes. Now he's won the prestigious World Food Prize.