Things you should know today: 1/30/18


    Trump puts Twitter aside as he prepares for big speech

    J. David Ake
    Lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in his Jan. 30, State of the Union address. The speech marks the ceremonial kick-off of Trump’s second year in office and is traditionally a president’s biggest platform to speak to the nation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

    President Trump will address the Nation tonight in the annual State of Union. Many are anxious to see what Trump has to say about his first year in office.

    Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan tackle US health care “tapeworm”

    This combination of photos from left shows Warren Buffett on Sept. 19, 2017, in New York, Jeff Bezos, CEO of, on Sept. 24, 2013, in Seattle and JP Morgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon on July 12, 2013, in New York. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to create a health care company announced Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, that is “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” (AP Photos)

    Amazon is taking on health care, as they team up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to find a solution to the ever rising health care cost.

    Child experts: Just say ‘no’ to Facebook’s kids app

    FILE – This file photo provided by Facebook demonstrates parental controls on Facebook’s new Messenger app for kids. Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids under 13. A group letter being sent Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children aren’t ready to have social media accounts, understand privacy concerns and navigate the complexities of online relationships. (Courtesy of Facebook via AP, File)

    Child development experts are asking Facebook to stop the production of a new app intended for children. The group claims that children just aren’t ready to navigate social media and to handle their own privacy.

    Disturbing or calming? Video of rat bathing himself takes the internet by storm

    The internet became perplexed with this video of a very hygienic rat who is anything but camera shy.

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