House Representative Liz Cheney lost the GOP primary to defend her seat to Trump-endorsed Harriet Hageman. Cheney is the chair of the January 6th committee investigating Trump and his team's efforts to overturn the 2020 election results. Cheney has five months left in Congress.Go deeper →
The trailer for Tim Burton's reimagining of the Addam's Family, \"Wednesday,\" for Netflix dropped today. The trailer follows Wednesday, played by Jenny Ortega, to school amongst equally devious peers. Stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzmán will take on the roles of Morticia and Gomez Addams.
The Biden administration signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law yesterday, and the impacts of the ambitious policies to boost the domestic production and sale of electric vehicles are starting to trickle in. As of the signing, for the purchase of an electric vehicle to qualify for new tax credits, final assembly must occur in the U.S.Go deeper →
At a political event in New Hampshire, former vice president Mike Pence called on fellow Republicans to stop attacking the FBI and Justice Department for their role in searching former president Donald Trump's residence at Mar-a-Lago. He called on Republicans to hold the department accountable for their actions without attacking the rank-and-file agents who conducted the search.
Spotify is expanding its partnership with Samsung into 2022, offering three free months of Spotify Premium to new users who buy Samsung devices. The partnership allows users to switch between devices and new devices will have Spotify pre-installed on them.
After two extensive reviews of the CDC, one led Jim Macrae, an official in the Department of Health and Human Services, and another by CDC Chief of Staff Sherri Berger, the agency's director announced that they would initiate a series of changes to improve the agency's response to future pandemics or outbreaks of disease.Go deeper →
LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The extension makes James the highest-earning NBA player in history as he is guaranteed to make $532 million by the end of his contract.
The video-sharing app Triller acquired Verzuz in March 2021, which artists Swiss Beatz and Timbaland own. Now, the pair are suing Triller for $28 million in missing payments. However, Triller contends that they only owe the pair $10 million.
Tesla founder Elon Musk took to Twitter to joke that he intends to buy the football club, Manchester United, sending shares in the incredibly successful club up 17%.Go deeper →
Rudy Giuliani testified for six hours before a grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia, today about alleged attempts to overthrow election results after the 2020 presidential election. Former-president Trump's lawyer was ordered to make his way to Georgia by any means necessary by a judge to testify. He is also the target of a criminal probe as part of the investigation.
According to reporting from Bloomberg, Apple's iPhone 14 unveiling may take place in early September. The reveal will reportedly include iPhone 14, its big-screened sibling, the Pro version, and an iPhone 14 Pro Max. Apple could also reveal details about the upcoming update to Apple watches.
The Wisconsin race is one of the top Senate races to watch as Democrats try to secure a majority in the Senate. The latest Marquette University poll shows that Mandela Barnes, the Wisconsin Lt. Gov, is leading incumbent Senator Ron Johnson by 7 points. The poll was conducted after Johnson's controversial comments about Social Security and Medicare and after Democrats released an ad about Johnson's vote against a bill that would cap the amount that people with private insurance have to pay for insulin.
The PlayStation 5 is Sony's latest gaming console, and Sony opened up another public queue to shop for the console. The new console is a huge upgrade from the PS4. It boasts faster loading speeds, better graphics, and more.
Salma al-Shehab, a PhD student at the University of Leeds, has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for retweeting posts supporting women's rights. She was detained in January 2021 after she returned home for a vacation.