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Walmart's New Hiring Focus: Military Spouses

Washington, DC (WJLA) - Walmart is planning to hire more military spouses. The retailer announced a new program Monday called 'The Military Spouse Connection." It gives hiring preference to those married to active military personnel. Walmart's CEO and president…

Tomlinson New Job

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson will return to practicing law after she finishes out her term. The law firm of Hall Booth Smith, P.C., announced she will join the team as a partner specializing in couples litigation, crisis management, and…

Government Updates U.S. Exercise Guidelines

(CNN) - The federal government has updated it's guidelines for physical activity for the first time in the last decade. The new recommendation? Get moving, America! That's right, the Department of Health and Human services said in a release…

Trump Properties Received $3M+ During Midterms

(CNN) - We're learning more about just how much political campaigns and political action committees spent at Trump-owned and branded properties this midterm election cycle. A CNN analysis of Federal Election Commission filings shows at least $3.2 million was…

Facebook Changes Policy On Sex Harassment Claims

(CNN) - Facebook has become the tech company to no longer require employees to resolve sexual harassment claims through arbitration. Facebook says it will now make arbitration a choice rather than a requirement. The company is also requiring any…

White House Issues New Rule Limiting Asylum

(CNN) - The White House plans to put restrictions on U.S. asylum seekers. The administration said Thursday that migrants who illegally cross the southern border will not be eligible to seek asylum. President Trump previewed the possibility of this…

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