Robert Mueller visits Congress tomorrow, the most popular vehicle in America is going electric, and the youths are fueling a Snapchat comeback. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.
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Robert Mueller is set to testify in front of Congress
Robert Mueller will testify before the US Congress Wednesday in two separate hearings, the first starting at 8:30 am EST. You can watch it live right here. What should you expect? Probably a lot of questions about the findings of the report versus how Attorney General William Barr framed it, and on the many points of contact between Russia and the Trump campaign. Don’t, however, expect any shattering new details—if we know anything about Robert Mueller, it’s that he’s probably going to stick pretty close to the book.
Ford will make an electric F-150 pickup truck, but won’t say when
The Ford F-Series has outsold every car, truck, or SUV in America for 42 straight years. Now it’s getting an electrified reboot. While Ford hasn’t unveiled exactly when electric F-150s will go into production, it did show up to the Canadian National Railway yard in Montreal with 42 regular trucks stacked in 10 double-decker railway cars—totaling around 1.3 million pounds—and one electric F-150. Then it towed the train.
It wasn’t long ago that Snapchat seemed left for dead. Copied by Instagram, and ditched by many, Snap looked on as its stock price and popularity plummeted. But quietly this year, Snap shares have more than doubled, even though they still remain below the $17 price of the company’s 2017 IPO. What happened? Teenagers. And it’s less because they love it and more because Snapchat has become a communication necessity.
WIRED Recommends: Kids Podcasts for Long Summer Drives
Keeping kids entertained in the backseat can be an all-out battle sometimes, but you have options. One of those options is a podcast, but it needs to be both kid-friendly and intriguing enough to keep a child’s attention. Here are some kid-tested, parent-approved podcast suggestions for your next road trip.
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