This is what was trending Tuesday, July 5th, 2016:
- Hillary Clinton was trending after the FBI’s announcement Tuesday, saying the former Secretary of State should not be charged in her email scandal. Wikileaks, the anti-secrecy website, tweeted a link with more than 1,200 emails from Clinton’s private email server pertaining to the Iraq war. Wikileaks says the emails were obtained from the U.S. State Department after they issued a freedom of information act request.
- #NationalBikiniDay was also trending Tuesday. The bikini made its debut July 5th 1946 in Paris. France. While Europe enthusiastically donned the bikini after a long and arduous World War, American’s sense of decency kept them from accepting the bikini until the 1960’s.
- Apple wants to encourage its customers to register as organ donors. A software update will let users enroll in a national donor registry by clicking a button in the health app. Apple CEO Tim Cook says he hopes it will help ease a donor shortage. Cook explained Apple co-founder Steve Jobs faced an “excruciating wait” for a liver transplant in 2009.
- Our featured 4p Photo Album Picture of the Day was sent in from Wayne Panepinto. He says, “There were some people helping out with the City’s fireworks, too.” Every day we’ll be asking you to send in your work on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #news8photo with a little story or caption behind it.
- NASA is celebrating its history making mission into Jupiter’s orbit. After traveling close to two billion miles over five years, the space agency’s solar-powered spacecraft, Juno, successfully began orbiting the largest planet in our solar system Monday.