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Politics

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates calls on Trump administration to stand up to all of Russia’s ‘meddling and bullying’

During the election campaign, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said Donald Trump was unfit to be commander in chief. Now that Trump is commander in chief, Gates has offered to help. He has confidence in Trump's team but still has concerns about national security and foreign policy under Trump.

Business, Finance & Economics

A Silicon Valley engineer is on a quest to green the world by making buildings smarter

To head off the worst impacts of climate change, scientists warn that we need to cut global carbon emissions by perhaps 70 percent by mid-century. There are two basic ways to get there: replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources, or use a lot less energy. One way to focus on that solution is to make buildings smarter.