Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is resigning, according to people with knowledge on the decision. He will be replaced by Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and New York financier Anthony Scaramucci has been appointed as the White House’s new communications director. Read the story from The AP.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators are looking into Trump business transactions with Russians. And now Trump’s legal team is looking into possible conflicts of interest among Mueller’s investigative team, perhaps in an effort to distract from those investigations. Read the story from The AP.
Elon Musk’s Hyperloop
Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 20, 2017
Popular Science looks at what needs to happen to get the project off the ground.
Learn more about the visionary who went from making billions selling PayPal to creating innovative and ambitious companies like SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity.
Virginia Chipotle Location Closed
A person who reported eating at a Chipotle in northern Virginia has tested positive for norovirus. Read the story from The AP.
Facebook’s Big Bet
The social network announced this week that it’s looking to test a paid subscription model for news. Read the story from AdAge.
Linkin Park Singer Dead At 41
Chester Bennington, one of the lead singers for the band Linkin Park and a former singer for Stone Temple Pilots, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Thursday. The death is being looked at as a possible suicide. Read the story from NPR.