Ben Carson defended himself against criticism for purchasing a $31,000 dining set for his office to Congress, saying he left details to his wife and staff. Emails from the secretary of housing and urban development seem to contradict his distancing from the purchase.
Happy 20th Birthday, Google! Created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin as a research project at Stanford, they called the search engine "Google" after the mathematical term "googo." The term refers to the No. 1 followed by 100 zeros, to reflect their mission to organize the immense amount of information available on the web.
Stevie Wonder is an American musician and a former child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. His multi-generational hit songs include "My Cherie Amour," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," "Superstition," "Living in the City," "Boogie on Reggae Woman," "Sir Duke," "That Girl" and "Part-Time Lover."
Russia named Steven Seagal as its special representative to the U.S. The 90s action star, who received Russian citizenship in 2016 and has been courted by President Putin was recruited to deepen ties with the U.S. and assist "cooperation in culture, arts, public and youth exchanges."