Lola Gayle, STEAM Register There are now a total of 15,000 known near-Earth asteroids (NEAs), and we’re adding an average of 30 new discoveries every single week. That’s a 50 percent increase in the number of known NEAs since 2013, when discoveries reached 10,000 in August of that year. “The rate of discovery has been high…
White House is preparing for a ‘big fight’ with Congress over whistleblower scandal: CNN reporter
On Wednesday's edition of CNN's "OutFront," reporter Evan Perez said that the White House is gearing up for a showdown with the House Intelligence Committee over a whistleblower complaint of "urgent concern" for national security that President Donald Trump's officials appear to be covering up.
"Evan, this has been developing through the day. [Intelligence] Chairman [Adam] Schiff was very quiet, and now suddenly there's going to be this briefing, and what's really going to happen at the briefing tomorrow?" asked anchor Erin Burnett.
Comedian Chelsea Handler tells white people to start being more ‘uncomfortable’ with their privilege
On Wednesday's edition of ABC's "The View," comedian Chelsea Handler discussed the perspective she gained on white privilege from talking to people of color — and the lessons white people should learn.
While shooting her upcoming Netflix documentary, "Hello Privilege, It's Me, Chelsea," Handler went to the University of Southern California and talked to African-American students. According to her, the whole situation made her uncomfortable — but that discomfort isn't anything to be afraid of.
"There were black people in that room that were taking me to task saying, 'All you do is come in here and take, take, take,'" said Handler. "You making a documentary about white privilege is an example of your privilege, and I' — yes, that's correct, and it was good for me to hear."
Corey Lewandowski was trying to hide that he ratted on Trump to Mueller: MSNBC host
MSNBC host Ari Melber mused that President Donald Trump was pleased with Corey Lewandowski's appearance before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. However, Melber couldn't figure out why.
During his hearing, Lewandowski refused to answer questions about his personal conversations with the president. He declared some sort of non-existent personal privilege, which isn't actually a legal privilege. So when special counsel Robert Mueller asked questions, Lewandowski told the truth. When he was asked to clarify if his answers were truthful, Lewandowski said that they were.
...candidate Trump throughout the whole campaign that he could try to have it both ways," said Melber. "Lie in public, show Donald Trump that he was lying for him, but also hide from Donald Trump that he ultimately, yes, told Mueller the truth. To put in Donald Trump's terms, that he ratted on him."