Political newcomer Meg Whitman is trying to parlay her record at eBay into California’s Republican gubernatorial nomination, insisting she can bring savvy chief executive officer-style leadership to a state rocked by economic hardship.
But in the days before Tuesday’s GOP primary, her opponent, Steve Poizner, has made illegal immigration his touchstone. Each candidate is jockeying to convince voters they are best equipped to protect the state’s border, a fiercely debated issue as Arizona prepares to enact a law next month allowing police to check the immigration status of people they suspect of being in the country illegally.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"