Today’s quote: “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness” -Desmond Tutu
President: President Obama is in New York where he will appear on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Election 2016: Last night Clinton takes the win with four primaries CA, NJ, SD & NM, while Sen. Sanders only walks away with two wins ND & MT. This leaves Clinton with more than enough delegates for the Democrat nomination. However, Sen. Sanders pledged that he would fight until the end.
U.S. Senate: Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) criticizes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for the slow process of the confirmation of lifetime judges. McConnell in a serious of request by Warren were shut down, the request to confirm lifetime judges to federal courts. In Politico article only, “18 district and circuit court judges in the past 17 months, the fewest in 30 years.”
U.S.: As of yesterday, it is now against the law to sell tobacco to people who are under the age of 21 in California. The bill was signed by Gov. Brown, who believes the new law will minimize the consumption of tobacco amongst college students.
World: U.S. spy plane buzzed by Chinese jets as it flew into the East China Sea, China accusing the U.S. aircraft flying too close to its territory. Over the past weeks, tensions have escalated as China mobilizes militarized artificial islands in the South China Sea.
Science/Tech/Health: Facebook and Google are in a fight with FBI as they want access to web browsing records the same way they can get phone records. If the Justice Department rewrites U.S. surveillance law, it would allow access to people’s web browsing history, email records and location data with judges approval under “nation security letters”. According to The Guardian; Facebook, Yahoo, and Google sent out letters to Congress making it clear that they would oppose any efforts to rewrite the law to favor the FBI.
Entertainment: If you’re looking for what to do during summer and you also enjoy looking at murals, then maybe you’d like to check out the Robert F Kennedy school complex. The school did a collaboration with Branded Arts in hopes to raise student’s interest towards the unity between education and art. The collection of murals include paintings done by Shepard Fairy, Hush, and many others.
Sports: In basketball; the Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in game three. Golden State leads the serious 2-0, game three tonight at 6:00 p.m. on ABC.