Seeing it as central to his legacy, Obama has promised a much tougher climate change plan that could potentially shut down thousands of coal plants and boost green energy production.
FIFA Goes Progressive
Alex Morgan, the women’s soccer star, will be featured on the box art for FIFA 16, which allows players to use female teams for the first time in the game’s long history.
Hawking Supports Project to Find Aliens
The prominent physicist,
Stephen Hawking has pledged his support to a 100 million dollar project, known as Breakthrough Listen,
headed by Russian scientist Yuri Milner. The project aims to use large telescopes to
capture any signals being emitted from extraterrestrial life.
Study Challenges Cannabis’ Effectiveness
A review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that in 79 trials which used cannabis or cannabinoid products to alleviate symptoms, very few actually proved to do anything. Some trials, however, showed a significant effect on the patient’s health.
Toshiba Falsifies Earnings Report
A committee of experts hired by the company investigated to find that the company’s
reports over the last seven years overstated its earnings by an estimated 1.2 billion dollars.
Jeb Bush Announces Sweeping Reform Plan
The potential candidate detailed many possible changes, mainly an amendment requiring a balanced budget and a six-year waiting period before Congress members can become lobbyists.