FROM Emily White
Apple Music's Launch, and the Effect of Streaming on the Pop Charts Apple’s foray into the streaming music business launched with great fanfare today, though a plethora of streaming services like Spotify and Pandora and Google Play already exist. Apple Music has three offerings that you can’t get anywhere else yet—at least not legally: Taylor Swift’s 1989, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic, and an exclusive new single from Pharrell. As these services grow, and feature only certain songs and artists, it raises the question: does music exist if you can’t stream it? And how has streaming affected the Billboard charts?
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?