FROM Ellis Hamburger
Can Facebook Cash in on Its Billion Birthdays? Cyber Monday might have been a chance for Facebook to start making big money, not with a holiday gimmick but one that will last all year. With more than a billion users, Facebook has always provided a box called "Happy Birthday." Clicking it to send a greeting was free. Now, for some users, the box has been replaced with " Give a Gift ," and clicking it could cost you money. Ellis Hamburger reports on Facebook and other social media services for TheVerge.com .
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?