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China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic

China’s mysterious and deadly coronavirus can be spread from person to person, Chinese medical authorities confirmed on Monday. Officials are scrambling to contain 2019-nCoV, a SARs-like infection that originated in a seafood and meat market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. The virus, which has pneumonia-like symptoms including fever and difficulty breathing, has already […]

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George Kittle had Jimmy Garoppolo sign a T-shirt featuring the quarterback shirtless to celebrate the 49ers’ NFC Championship win

The San Francisco 49ers have advanced to the Super Bowl after beating the Green Bay Packers 37-20 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. To celebrate, 49ers tight end George Kittle wore a T-shirt featuring a photo of a shirtless Jimmy Garoppolo, the team’s quarterback. Garoppolo even signed the shirt, and Kittle said at a […]

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Trump’s lawyers confirm their playbook for impeachment is to argue that the charges are ‘deficient’ and should be immediately thrown out

President Donald Trump’s legal team said the articles of impeachment against him are “deficient” in a fiery response ahead of his trial in the Senate. Speaking ahead of a formal defense filing, sources working with Trump’s legal team said in a briefing that the charges are “frivolous and dangerous.” The sources working with Trump’s legal […]

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Trump immediately broke a pledge to ‘pause’ to honor MLK Day by accusing Democrats of trying to take people’s guns

President Donald Trump pledged Monday that his administration would “pause to honor the incredible life and accomplishments” of Martin Luther King Jr. Less than 20 minutes later, Trump issued a politically-charged tweet supporting thousands of pro-gun activists at a rally in Richmond, Virginia. “The Democrat Party in the Great Commonwealth of Virginia are working hard […]

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One of Facebook’s top executives had an awkward public face-off with Amazon’s CTO over making money from user data

Facebook’s most senior lobbyist Nick Clegg attended the DLD conference in Munich on Monday, and took questions from the audience. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels was in the audience and stood up to ask Clegg an awkward question about the way Facebook monetizes its users by collecting huge amounts of their data. Clegg said Facebook doesn’t […]

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Nancy Pelosi’s daughter said she was able to hand Trump a bottle of water in the White House without anyone checking it wasn’t contaminated

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s daughter Alexandra handed President Donald Trump a water bottle in teh White House without anyone checking it for potential contamination, according to a new book about the president. Pelosi was directing a film at the White House when the incident happened six weeks after Trump was sworn in, said the book, […]