FROM Andrea Appleton
Can the West Overcome Its Insectophilia? In the West, we don’t generally eat insects, or play with them, or keep them as pets. We don’t go on beetle-watching tours, and kids don’t buy insect collecting kits at the dollar store, let alone live creepy-crawlies from vending machines at the local 7-Eleven. But in Japan… they do .
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.