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How Apple’s Tim Cook built a relationship with Trump

How Apple’s Tim Cook built a relationship with Trump

President Donald Trump isn’t known for his warm relationship with Silicon Valley. He frequently rails against social media companies for what he sees as anti-conservative bias. Tech CEOs have left White House advisory board positions over opposition to Trump’s environmental and immigration policies. And one company, Amazon, has sued the Trump administration claiming a defense…MORE

Snakes had back legs for 70 million years before losing them, new fossil shows

Snakes had back legs for 70 million years before losing them, new fossil shows

Snake evolution has intrigued scientists for years because they knew that these complex vertebrates once had limbs and adapted over time to live without them in dramatic fashion. But a limited fossil record didn’t reflect how that transition happened since snakes first appeared during the upper Middle Jurassic Period between 163 to 174 million years…MORE

Vanishing ice puts Mongolia’s reindeer herders at risk

Vanishing ice puts Mongolia’s reindeer herders at risk

Vanishing ice patches are jeopardizing the livelihoods of reindeer herders in Mongolia, new research has found, revealing the toll the climate crisis is taking on people and animals in the region. Herders in the north of the country rely on what they call “eternal ice,” which remains intact even during the summer, for drinking water…MORE

Amy Schumer gave out her phone number. We tried getting in touch

Amy Schumer gave out her phone number. We tried getting in touch

Amy Schumer said she wanted more “personal experience” with the people who like her. Fellow comedian Whitney Cummings was looking to “respond as fast as I can” to her fans. So both comedians gave out their “phone numbers” on Instagram. It’s not actually their main cell phone number, but a separate number they’ve purchased (or…MORE

Wayne Messam suspends his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign

Wayne Messam suspends his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign

Miramar, Florida, Mayor Wayne Messam on Wednesday announced he is suspending his presidential campaign after failing to gain any traction in the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination. “Although the campaign goal of becoming President was not realized at this moment, I could not be more thankful for the many supporters including my family, friends…MORE

Sondland testimony raises questions about Pence’s denials on Ukraine

Sondland testimony raises questions about Pence’s denials on Ukraine

A key witness testified in public on Wednesday that he expressed concerns to Vice President Mike Pence in September that US aid to Ukraine was being tied to investigations into President Donald Trump’s political rivals. Pence has spent weeks actively working to avoid becoming ensnared in the impeachment morass, but the revelation from US Ambassador…MORE

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