The government is yet again blaming video games for the recent mass shootings in the US while failing to acknowledge these same video games are played worldwide, yet mass shootings are solely a US problem.
Starbucks has announced that it’s going “strawless.” The company said that it will begin a process of phasing out plastic straws from all its stores by the year 2020. The strategy will help the Starbucks ditch the over 1 billion straws used in its stores each year.
President Trump’s plan to address the opioid crisis in the US is calling for increased law enforcement measures including death penalty for dealers. It also features a combination of treatment and prevention measures for those affected by the epidemic.
President Trump held a listening session for students affected by the recent wave of school shootings. One reporter who was present, however, noticed the President was carrying around a “cheat sheet” to help him during the meeting.