The nation’s imprisonment rate is at its lowest level in more than two decades. The greatest decline has come among black Americans, whose imprisonment rate has decreased 34% since 2006.
The WAG12B freight locomotive is powerful, capable of high speed, and all-electric. India is now the sixth country in the world to join the elite club of producing high horsepower locomotives indigenously.
The Scottish government also said it would have a new interim target for 2020 of a 56 per cent cut compared with the existing goal of 42 per cent.
The hotel giant, which comprises brands like Embassy Suites and DoubleTree, wants to halve its environmental footprint by 2030, while also doubling its social impact investments.
Despite political volatility, the low cost of fossil fuels and infrastructure challenges, 9.8 million people worked in the clean energy sector worldwide as of 2016.
In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights.
Tennessee’s new plan to allow older adults without a college degree or certificate to attend community college free of charge will serve as a model as more states consider similar policies.