FROM Rosie Spinks
How real are life coaches on Instagram? Shudu Gram has almost 70,000 Instagram followers, and an association with Rihanna’s cosmetics line. But Shudu Gram is a digital fake, which encapsulates the whole problem with Instagram influencers. How real are they, and how real is their advice -- whether it be for makeup tips, detox, or mental health care?
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?
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.