USA Gymnastics CEO resigns after backlash from Simone Biles and Aly Raisman

Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman and Simone Biles.Image: mashable composite: SOPA Images / Contributor  and NBC / Contributor via getty UPDATE: October 16, 2018, 4:11 PM: Following backlash to her now-deleted September tweet criticizing Nike, CNN reported that the new interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics Mary Bono has resigned. The…

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These Are The “Greenest” Cities In The US In 2018

Under the reigns of the Trump administration, the US government has pulled out of the Paris climate agreement, made a farce out of the Environmental Protection Agency, tried to make the dying coal industry a thing again, and is currently working to kill the Endangered Species Act and open up…

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Voting access becomes flashpoint in midterms just weeks away from Election Day

Washington (CNN)Clashes over voting rights in two states this past week have renewed focus on the issue less than four weeks from the midterm elections. In North Dakota, meanwhile, Native American tribes, who largely vote for Democrats, are confronting the implementation of a law that requires voters to provide a…

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ZTE temporarily allowed to resume some U.S. business activities

Thanks to President Trump, Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE will soon be up and running again in the U.S.Image: THOMAS PETER/AFP/Getty Images ZTE, the Chinese smartphone maker that was banned from operating in the U.S. this past April, may already be resuming its stateside operations. And it has President Donald Trump…

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Readdles Denys Zhadanov to talk about bootstrapping at Disrupt Berlin

Readdle might not be a familiar name, but chances are you’ve been using some of their mobile apps. The Ukrainian company is a bootstrapped success story with 100 million downloads, 135 employees and a profitable business. That’s why I’m excited to announce that Readdle Vice President Denys Zhadanov is coming…

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Chinese ambassador to US says Beijing doesn’t know who to deal with

(CNN)The Chinese ambassador to the United States said diplomats are confused over who is the “final decision maker” in the Trump administration, complicating future negotiations amid the escalating US China trade war. In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Cui said prominent allegations by US President Donald Trump that Beijing…

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What Trump gets wrong about Medicare-for-all

(CNN)President Trump’s critique of “Medicare-for-all” reform assaults the truth. Contrary to his claims, the single-payer bills in the House and Senate would upgrade coverage and broaden choice for seniors, along with the rest of Americans. And Medicare-for-all would slow the growth of medical costs, assuring Medicare’s long-term financial health. To…

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35 Terrifying Conspiracy Theories That Could Actually Be True

January Nelson Updated October 13, 2018 0 These conspiracy theories from Ask Reddit will keep you awake tonight, so read with caution. 1. That AskReddit questions about conspiracy theories are periodically posted by the government to measure how close the general public is to uncovering the truth. 2. That aliens are already…

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Lindsey Graham’s tweets show his transformation into Trump’s BFF

Lindsey Graham's Twitter history is more revealing than you might think.Image: vicky leta / mashable The bruising battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination may be finished, but the political scars will last a lifetime. That is true for no one more than Sen. Lindsey Graham.  Formerly a believer that…

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