How Eddie Redmayne Inspired Glossier’s Best-Selling Cleanser

Glossier, the hit e-commerce beauty brand that recently opened a flagship store in New York, announced Tuesday that it will make more than $100 million in revenue this year. Behind that success? Celebrities—but not in the way you’d think, Emily Weiss, Glossier’s founder and CEO, explained at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen conference Tuesday […]

‘Trump’s delusional state’: Ex-DOJ official says the president can’t grasp his own legal risk — or the ‘national security emergency’ he created

"It's not surprising that our American policy for Russia for the last two years." In a new interview with Reuters, President Donald Trump tried to downplay the voluminous evidence ofcontacts between his campaign and Russia — including some information that was just released in the criminal sentencing memos of key aides in the run-up to […]

‘God forbid!’ MSNBC panel breaks into hysterical laughter at GOP congressman’s pathetic and damning defense of Trump

The GOP efforts to whitewash Trump's wrongdoing are transparently embarrassing. As the evidence that President Donald Trump committed serious crimes piles up, the Republican Party's defenses of his actions are growing even more pathetic and ridiculous. On MSNBC's “Deadline: White House” on Tuesday, the sheer absurdity of officials' responses to questions about Trump's wrongdoing caused […]

FactChecking the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer Scuffle

In a contentious Oval Office meeting, President Donald Trump and the Democratic congressional leaders — Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer — disagreed over funding for a border wall, mangling some facts in the process. The president claimed that “a lot of the wall is built,” and he cited statistics purporting to show “it’s very effective” […]

Scientists Propose a New Marker for the Anthropocene: Chickens

Behold! The herald of the Anthropocene. (Credit: Moonborne/Shutterstock) Imagine an archaeological dig far in the future. Scientists are excavating a site somewhere in what was once North America, peeling back layers of dirt in search of the remnants of a vanished civilization. Millions of years having passed, there’s not much left, and the archaeologists must be diligent. But, […]

Effort to Legalize Cannabis in United Kingdom Struck Down in Parliament

Members of the UK Parliament shouted down a proposed bill to legalize, regulate and tax adult-use cannabis. Liberal Democratic Member of Parliament and former health minister Norman Lamb introduced the bill under the House of Commons’ Ten Minute Rule. The Ten Minute Rule allows MPs who don’t traditionally have the opportunity to present legislation, to […]

Brainstorm Health: Gottlieb Insulin Comments, Telehealth Apps, Actelion Settlement

The most downloaded telehealth apps. MobiHealthNews reports on a new analysis from App Annie that points to today’s hottest telemedicine apps (as measured through Apple and Google marketplaces). The top hits, according to the report? American Well, Doctor on Demand, Teladoc, MDLive, and HealthTap (all of the apps range from 4.3 to 4.9 stars out of […]

Kansas Supreme Court Rules Smell of Pot Enough to Justify Police Searching a Home

The seven justices on the Kansas Supreme Court ruled today that marijuana odor constitutes probable cause for police to search a private residence without a warrant, the AP is reporting. The 4-3 ruling says that an officer’s detection of a marijuana smell is enough cause to conduct a warrantless search. The case wound up in […]

‘Irrational and unhinged’: Conservative writer explains how Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi outsmarted Trump

Through completely unforced errors, the president backed himself into a corner and took responsibility for a government shutdown, writes Jennifer Rubin. On Tuesday, a televised meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Chuck Schumer (NY) to negotiate border security and a spending resolution ended horribly for the president. After […]