Biden to pick Rep. Haaland as interior secretary

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, according to two people familiar with the decision, a historic pick that would make her the first Native American to lead the powerful federal agency that has wielded influence over the nation’s tribes for generations. Tribal […]

Biden Picks Deb Haaland For Interior Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna tribe, a source familiar with the pick confirmed to HuffPost. In 2018, Haaland, 60, became one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress. If the Senate confirms her as head of the […]

Moderna vaccine | MIT Technology Review

The first covid-19 vaccine developed as part of Operation Warp Speed is likely to be authorized for emergency use this week in the US following an all-day meeting of federal medical advisors today, December 17. The shot, called mRNA-1273, was developed by the biotech company Moderna, and the US is […]

Herman Miller Inc (MLHR) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Herman Miller Inc (NASDAQ:MLHR)Q2 2021 Earnings CallDec 17, 2020, 9:30 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, and welcome to Herman Miller’s Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to introduce your host for today’s […]

Who Shone During a Difficult Year?

It was a year dominated by a pandemic. At its nadir, automakers stopped making cars, dealerships closed their showrooms, and some OEMs and suppliers used their plants to make masks and ventilators to help hospitals cope with the patient load. Some vehicle programs were delayed, costs were cut, and key […]

Playing To Music Lovers In The Pandemic

Today’s piece in my series celebrating ingenuity despite the pandemic pays tribute to the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) in an abridged interview with its Executive Director, Ben Cadwallader. MaryLee Sachs: The pandemic greatly affected the performing arts, but the LACO seemed to react and pivot quickly. How did you […]