The 74th Emmy Award nominees have been announced. They feature some history-making nominations, like \"Squid Game,\" becoming the first foreign language series to be nominated, and some surprising snubs like Sadie Sink and Millie Bobby Brown of \"Stranger Things.\"Go deeper →
During an address at a conference hosted by the Latino civil rights and advocacy organization UnidosUS in San Antonio, Texas, Jill Biden told the crowd, \"The diversity of this community, as distinct as the bodegas of the Bronx, as beautiful as the blossoms of Miami, and as unique as the breakfast tacos here in San Antonio, is your strength.\" The National Association of Hispanic Journalists responded, \"We are not tacos,\" and asked the first lady to educate herself before reducing Latinos to stereotypes.
During a Senate hearing, Berkeley Law professor Khiara Bridges traded words with Senator Josh Hawley over her use of the terminology \"people with the capacity for pregnancy\" instead of \"women.\" When Hawley questioned her use of the language, she pointed out that his refusal to accept it was \"transphobic\" and exemplified the views which put trans people at risk of violence.
The hit show, Abbott Elementary, is already a favorite of fans for its heartfelt take on the hilarity that ensues between elementary school teachers. But now, it's also a favorite of the Emmys, earning seven nominations.Go deeper →
The founders of Three Arrows Capital, the epically collapsing crypto-hedge fund, have gone missing according to liquidators and investors trying to recoup their losses.Go deeper →
The virtual events platform confirmed it had parted ways with its COO, CFO, and chief business officer today after a reorganization attempt surfaced yesterday that saw as many as 350 people laid off.
The Pennsylvania governor signed an executive order today that protects the right to an abortion and access to contraception both for state residents and out-of-state people seeking care.
Today's January 6th hearing focused on former President Donald Trump's ties to extremist groups that stormed the Capitol and his efforts to instigate the riot.Go deeper →
An anonymous Twitter employee testified before the January 6th committee about the impact Trump's tweets had on the supporters that stormed the Capitol and Twitter's knowledge of the upcoming potential of violence.Go deeper →
Today, Twitter filed a lawsuit in a Delaware court against Elon Musk for breaching his agreement to buy the social media platform. The filing states, \"Twitter brings this action to enjoin Musk from further breaches, to compel Musk to fulfill his legal obligations, and to compel consummation of the merger upon satisfaction of the few outstanding conditions.\"
In an appearance on CNN discussing the January 6th hearing with Jake Tapper, former national security advisor John Bolton responded to Tapper claiming any person could plan a coup by saying, “As someone who has helped plan coup d’état — not here but, you know, other places — it takes a lot of work.”
New video footage from outside the classroom where a gunman shot and killed nineteen students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School was released today. The 77-minute-long video shows the shooter entering the classroom where gunfire erupts. Police arrive three minutes later, and after more gunfire, they retreat and return later, heavily armed and shielded. They walk up and down the hallway, make calls, text, and look at floor plans instead of entering the classroom where the shooter is.
One of the revelations from today's January 6th hearing comes from White House visitor logs which show that ten Republican members of Congress attended a December 21st meeting with Trump, Mike Pence, Mark Meadows, and Rudy Giuliani, intended to pressure vice president Mike Pence to refuse to certify election results on January 6th. The representatives in attendance were Brian Babin, Andy Biggs, Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, Paul Gosar, Andy Harris, Jody Hice, Jim Jordan, Scott Perry, and Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Apple has decided to terminate its consulting agreement with former designer Jony Ive, who has his own design firm LoveForm after executives questioned Ive's salary and Ive wanted the freedom to take on projects without Apple approval.