Trump tweets about Kobe Bryant’s death: ‘That is terrible news!’

Elected officials, including President Donald Trump and California Gov. Gavin Newsom, reacted to the death of legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant on Sunday. After it was confirmed that Bryant died in a helicopter crash at around 10 AM, Trump first continued to tweet about his innocence in the impeachment proceedings, then switched to condolences. “Reports […]

Donald Trump calls for The New York Times to fire economist Paul Krugman in the latest escalation of their longtime feud

President Donald Trump called for the firing of longtime New York Times columnist Paul Krugman in a tweet on Sunday. The tweet was the latest escalation in an ongoing war-of-words between the 45th president and the Nobel-prize winning economist. Krugman responded in a tweet Sunday and said it was “kind of amazing how much rent-free […]

Iran’s military knew it accidentally shot down a passenger plane moments after it happened, and a stunning new report details how it was covered up — even from Iran’s president

On January 8, a passenger plane carrying 176 people crashed outside of Tehran, in Iran. Everyone on board was killed in the crash. The plane was shot down by two antiaircraft missiles fired, by mistake, by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Iran’s military was on high alert in early January after the United States ordered a drone […]

California’s big new privacy law is creating a $55 billion opportunity, and tech companies are rushing to get in on it

The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, is intended to give consumers a lot more control over the personal data that’s collected by websites and apps. California itself estimates that companies will spend $55 billion this year to get into compliance with the law. Experts say that startups are well-positioned to capitalize on CCPA by […]