It’s August 12th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers won’t get to face him in court after his apparent suicide. Instead they’re left asking: how was this allowed to happen?
Russia has people worried after a nuclear-powered rocket explosion. We’ll explain why information has been difficult to come by.
The Trump administration says it will change the Endangered Species Act. Environmentalists and Democrats have promised to stop him.
A team of scientists have helped recreate an ancient Egyptian perfume they say could have been worn by Cleopatra.
theSkimm: Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide has left his accusers and the public demanding answers about why he was removed from suicide watch. We’ll explain why the federal facility that held him – and the Justice Department – are under scrutiny. Meanwhile, Russia keeps changing its story about a nuclear-powered rocket explosion that killed seven people last week. We’ll examine how Russia’s mysterious actions fit into a possible new arms race. Also on the show: the Trump administration is limiting protections for endangered species, and a new perfume claims to recreate the scent of Egyptian queen Cleopatra.