Kellyanne Conway Defends Donald Trump’s Lack Of Response To Roy Moore Pedophilia Claims: That ‘Story Is Eight Days Old’

Kellyanne Conway Defends Donald Trump’s Lack Of Response To Roy Moore Pedophilia Claims: That ‘Story Is Eight Days Old’
When Critics couldn't help but point out Trump's marked difference in responses to Franken and Moore, which mouthpiece Kellyanne Conway defended on Friday. Conway first made a point of saying Democrats have been "on a high horse" about sexual assault — you know, that holier-than-thou, "we don't support pedophiles" elitism you hear about. Then she said the thing was, a current Senate hopeful being accused of predatory behavior up to molesting a 14-year-old girl was kind of old news

Nigeria qualifies for its first Winter Olympics ever, thanks to the women’s bobsled team

Nigeria qualifies for its first Winter Olympics ever, thanks to the women’s bobsled team
Team Nigeria is going to the Winter Olympics.Image: BSFNigeriaNigeria is going to its first Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next year — thanks to the women's bobsled team. The African country has never competed in the Winter Olympics, but after the bobsled team qualified this week, Nigeria's green and white flag will be represented at the games. SEE ALSO: Nigerian bobsled team hopes to make a push at history The three-woman team was elated after qualifying in Canada.

ISIS calls New York terror attack suspect a ‘soldier of the caliphate’

ISIS calls New York terror attack suspect a ‘soldier of the caliphate’
(CNN)The man accused of killing eight people after driving a truck onto a New York bike path is a "soldier of the caliphate," the ISIS terror group said without providing evidence to back up its claim. ISIS provided no evidence it had knowledge ahead of Tuesday's attack in Lower Manhattan or was involved in planning. ISIS did not claim direct responsibility, and the article did not give a name for the attacker.

Self-Driving Shuttle Buses Might Be the Future of Transportation

Self-Driving Shuttle Buses Might Be the Future of Transportation
In America, the age of autonomous shuttles began with a crunch. A minor crunch, really, according to the people running the autonomous shuttle in question. On Wednesday, the multinational transportation company Keolis, French manufacturer Navya, and AAA launched the small driverless vehicle in Las Vegas. The electric vehicle had an attendant on board, to keep the peace, and carried eight people in a half-mile loop around the Fremont Street Entertainment District.Then, just a few hours into service: crunch. According

Walmart is already planning to test Tesla’s new semi-truck

Walmart is already planning to test Tesla’s new semi-truck
Walmart already wants to take Tesla's new semi-truck for a spin. The retail giant told CNBC on Friday that it's “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, which was announced for the first time on Thursday night. "We believe we can learn how this technology performs within our supply chain, as well as how it could help us meet some of our long-term sustainability goals, such as lowering emissions,” a spokesperson for the company told

Election 2017: Readers’ guide to Virginia and New Jersey governor’s races, other key contests

Election 2017: Readers’ guide to Virginia and New Jersey governor’s races, other key contests
Washington (CNN)A year into Donald Trump's presidency, elections Tuesday in Virginia, New Jersey and elsewhere will offer the best window yet into how voters view his job performance -- and whether Democrats have corrected the problems that plagued them in 2016. The key races on Tuesday's ballots:Virginia governor: Northam and Gillespie square off in the marquee swing-state election of 2017. Outgoing Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has earned high marks on Virginia's economy -- but the race to replace him

Donald Trump Caught ‘Copying And Pasting’ Condolence Message About The Wrong Mass Shooting

Donald Trump Caught ‘Copying And Pasting’ Condolence Message About The Wrong Mass Shooting
President Trump and the First Lady are no strangers to plagiarism accusations. During Tump’s presidential campaign, his wife Melania was famously accused of stealing her United Nations speech from the then-First Lady Michelle Obama. This was because a number of lines appeared to have been lifted verbatim from a speech Michelle gave at the 2008 Democratic convention – an act made all the more ironic by the fact that Melania was speaking on behalf of the Republican Party. America is

Tesla Is Reviving the Roadster and It Looks Spectacular

Tesla Is Reviving the Roadster and It Looks Spectacular
Tesla is making a new version of the Roadster sports car, Elon Musk announced Thursday night, and it looks spectacular.After the Tesla CEO spent half an hour onstage extolling the virtues of his new electric 18-wheeler, he stepped away and the lights went out. Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” came on the loudspeakers, and then the new Roadster rolled out of the very Semi he had just introduced, ripping around the massive lot where the trucks had been just a moment

This Week in the Future of Cars: Keep on Truckin’

This Week in the Future of Cars: Keep on Truckin’
Here at WIRED Transportation, we love a good, fast car: nimble, corner-hugging, fast as hell, shiny as all get out. This week was not supposed to be about those. We were ready to go all in on trucks, the lumbering elephants of the highway animal kingdom. There was, of course, last night’s glitzy Tesla Semi reveal—our own Alex Davies jetted down to the Tesla Design Studio in LA County to spend some time with the ultra-powerful, four-motor beast, which

Why You Should Think Twice About Choosing Free 2-Day Shipping For Online Shopping

Why You Should Think Twice About Choosing Free 2-Day Shipping For Online Shopping
We’ve all been there. Running low on batteries, diapers, socks ― whatever ― go online, order and click the free two-day delivery option. Because, why not? It’s free and it’s fast. What people may not realize is that the speedy delivery comes at an environmental cost. A new video released by the University of California and Vox as part of their Climate Lab series aims to draw attention to the unintended impacts of our need for instant gratification by highlighting the

Tesla’s Electric Truck Is ComingAnd So Are Everyone Else’s

Tesla’s Electric Truck Is ComingAnd So Are Everyone Else’s
On Thursday, Elon Musk will unveil Tesla's latest creation: a semi truck. Not as sexy as an affordable electric car, perhaps, but an electric truck will have more impact on Musk's larger mission, which is to make the world's transportation infrastructure more sustainable.It sounds ludicrous at first. Tesla may have done a good job proving that electric cars can be fast and fun, but even the longest-range car runs out of juice after 315 miles. And unlike a sleek

Meet the Tesla Semitruck, Elon Musk’s Most Electrifying Gamble Yet

Meet the Tesla Semitruck, Elon Musk’s Most Electrifying Gamble Yet
Elon Musk has always dreamed big, and tonight he showed off his biggest reverie yet: the fully electric Tesla Semi. Powered by a massive battery and capable of hauling 80,000 pounds, it can ramble 500 miles between charges. It’ll even drive itself—on the highway, at least.1And Musk promises production will start in 2019.The big rig, which Musk unveiled at SpaceX’s Hawthorne, California headquarters Thursday night, is just the latest step in his mission to make humanity forget about planet-killing

Tesla Unveils World’s Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement

Tesla Unveils World’s Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement
When the truck’s tailgate came down, out rolled a new and previously unannounced Tesla Roadster, which CEO Elon Musk called the fastest production car in the world.  The four-seat convertible will do the quarter-mile in 8.9 seconds, another record for a production car.  Musk didn’t give the top speed, but said it would be above 250 mph. The 200 kilowatt-hour battery pack would give it a range of 620 miles on a single charge, he said. 

Tesla unveils new Roadster sports car, debuting in 2020

Tesla unveils new Roadster sports car, debuting in 2020
Sabotage! Elon Musk crashed his own party at Tesla's Semi event with a surprise staged to the Beastie Boys banger: Tesla's making a brand-new Roadster. SEE ALSO: Tesla unveils its monster Tesla Semi truck and lets us step inside Arriving in 2020, and, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said, designed to “give a hardcore smack-down to gasoline cars,” the new all-electric Roadster will have world-record-beating specs. It was Musk's first "one more thing moment," former Apple CEO Steve Jobs' famous

Elon Musk used a colorful term to describe the Tesla Semi truck

Elon Musk used a colorful term to describe the Tesla Semi truck
Image: teslaElon Musk says Tesla's new Semi trucks are BAMFs. Yes, for those of you at home, that's the widely known acronym for "Bad Ass Mother F***er." Musk playfully threw out the acronym as a "scientific term" Tesla's development team used as they designed the new big rigs. The name sounds ridiculous — but the specs, if they wind up being legit, are actually pretty impressive. SEE ALSO: Tesla unveils its monster Tesla Semi truck and lets us step

The Keystone oil spill is history repeating itself. And it’ll happen again. And again.

The Keystone oil spill is history repeating itself. And it’ll happen again. And again.
On Thursday, Nov. 16, around 210,000 gallons of oil escaped from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota. The spill happened near the town of Amherst. TransCanada, the company that operates the pipeline, says they were able to shut down the system as soon as they saw a drop in the oil pressure, but by the time the spill was stopped, more than 5,000 barrels of oil had spilled onto the ground. Image of Amherst incident taken earlier today by