The daughter of the passenger who was forcibly removed from the United Airlines flight will speak at a news conference in Chicago today. David Dao, a physician in Elizabethtown, Ky., was recorded being dragged screaming from his seat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, sparking outrage across the country. United later apologized and promised to refund fares to all Flight 3411 passengers, but only after the airline received intense criticism and its stock price plunged.
Neil Gorsuch officially Takes His Place In The Supreme Court this morning.
Burger King launches ad triggering Google home devices–some call it the next wave of advertising. Yesterday, Burger King premiered a 15-second ad on YouTube with a way to bring extra attention to their products.
‘You’re watching a 15-second Burger King ad, which is unfortunately not enough time to explain all the fresh ingredients,’ the commercial says. ‘But I’ve got an idea. O.K. Google, what is the Whopper burger?’
Anyone who owns a Google Home device will notice the device registers the question and responds with information from the Whopper Wikipedia page once it hears its prompt, ‘O.K. Google.’ There has been a huge backlash -citing commercials should not be able to hijack voice activated gadgets although there are no laws against this currently.
Mumps cases have reached a 20-year high in Texas–The Texas Department of State Health has now been notified of 13 mumps cases in people who traveled to South Padre between March 8 and March 22 from six states, including two cases from Texas. People usually develop symptoms 16 to 18 days after being exposed to the virus. People who think they have mumps should contact their health care provider immediately.