Google announced Tuesday that it plans to rely entirely on renewable energy sources to power its 13 data centers and 150 global offices in 2017.
When Donald Trump promised to save 1,100 jobs in the Carrier deal last week, he was apparently inflating the number with jobs that were never threatened in the first place, WTHR reports.
American teenagers performed below average for the developed world in the results of the latest PISA education test, released Tuesday morning, with nearly three dozen countries outperforming the U.S.
During an appearance Monday night on The Daily Show, CNN commentator Van Jones reminded America once again that not every person who voted for President-elect Donald Trump was "voting for every crazy thing he said." To move forward in the days after the election, Jones argued, Democrats especially need to remember that many people found Trump's remarks "distasteful, but not disqualifying, because they had so much other economic pain and problems that were not being talked to." "Listen, Trump is much worse than anybody in this country is willing to accept," Jones said, "but a lot of his voters are much better and I don't want to give them away." In the midst of the presidential election, Jones was one of the first to point out that Trump's supporters — even the white supremacists — should not be written off.
A single tweet from President-elect Donald Trump had immediate real-world implications Tuesday morning, when shortly before the markets opened, Trump criticized Boeing for how expensive its new 747 Air Force One plane is: Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion.
British actor Peter Vaughan, known for his role as the blind Maester Aemon on Game of Thrones, died at the age of 93 on Tuesday, the BBC reports.
No one gets between a Texan and his ribs, and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and Republican Whip Steve Scalise (La.) know it.
Beyoncé leads the 59th annual Grammy Awards nominations with nine nods for her critically acclaimed album and film, Lemonade, The New York Times reports.
Retired Marine General John Kelly, 66, is the likeliest candidate to be tapped to lead the Department of Homeland Security, three people close to the Donald Trump transition process revealed to Politico.
1. Amazon.com on Monday unveiled its first brick-and-mortar convenience store, an 1,800-square-foot small-format grocery shop in downtown Seattle it calls Amazon Go.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, 86, recently fell ill after becoming the oldest person to reach the South Pole.
Republican congressional leaders, fiscally conservative groups and media, and Sarah Palin have decried the Carrier deal President-elect Donald Trump heralded last week as a corporate shakedown and terrible example of "crony capitalism," but the American public is on board, according to a Morning Consult/Politico poll released Tuesday.
It wasn't all Donald Trump. After crunching the numbers, The Associated Press reports that the most buzzed-about topics on Twitter in 2016 included the Rio Olympics and Pokemon Go, as well as the Oscars, Euro 2016, Game of Thrones, and Black Lives Matter.
1. A judge in South Carolina on Monday declared a mistrial in the case of a former North Charleston police officer, Michael Slager, charged with murder for fatally shooting motorist Walter Scott after a traffic stop.
On Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump is traveling to Fayetteville, North Carolina, for the second stop on his "thank you" tour to battleground states that voted for him.
Only Nixon could go to China. And only Trump could risk destroying Nixon's China work with a single phone call.
After Barack Obama was elected in 2008, Republicans looked at their base and saw a somewhat loony but potentially potent political force.
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are fond of saying nice things about each other. And indeed, there are eerie parallels between the rise of Putin in Russia and Trump here in the U.S.
The narrowness of Hillary Clinton's stunning loss to Donald Trump — especially given the fact that she actually won the popular vote by 2.5 million and rising — has led many liberals to conclude that the Democratic Party only needs a slight adjustment to win future presidential elections.
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