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These are the 5 books Bill Gates recommends you read this summer

Gates has just published his list of summer reading recommendations for 2018, a list that as usual spans genres, from literary fiction to memoir to history and biography. Gates writes that his selections tend to "wrestle with big questions," but they're still fun reads.

Bill Gates says Trump speaks in the 3rd person in a leaked video from a Gates Foundation meeting

Leaked footage from a Gates Foundation question-and-answer sessions shows Bill Gates slamming President Donald Trump. The billionaire Microsoft founder said Trump referred to himself in the third person, as "Trump."
President Donald Trump and Bill Gates

Bill Gates says Trump asked him the difference between HIV and HPV

"He wanted to know if there was a difference between HIV and HPV, so I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other," Bill Gates told an audience in a video posted by the MSNBC host Chris Hayes.
The “Shattuck Flu Map” animated simulation shows what would happen if a highly contagious and lethal airborne pathogen – like the 1918 flu – were to occur today. Nearly 33 million people worldwide would die in just six months.

Bill Gates revealed a scary simulation that shows how a deadly flu could kill more than 30 million people within 6 months

Bill Gates and many public health experts think that if a new flu like the 1918 pandemic virus were to emerge now, it would spread rapidly enough and still be deadly enough to kill almost 33 million people within six months.
New York is doing just fine ... or is it?

The author of Bill Gates’ favorite book suggests 9 big reasons the world is getting better

In a new TED Talk, Harvard professor Steven Pinker analyzes encouraging data on homicide, war, poverty, pollution, and more. Bill Gates has called Pinker's latest work, "Enlightenment Now," his "favorite book of all time."
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City, U.S., September 20, 2017.

‘Put your money where your mouth is’: Winklevoss twin challenges bitcoin hater Bill Gates

Tyler Winklevoss, the founder of crypto exchange Gemini, is telling Bill Gates to put his money where his mouth is.
Bill Gates speaking at an event in Washington, 2014.

17 surprising facts about Bill Gates

Despite his philanthropic efforts and online presence, there are a lot of things about Bill Gates you probably didn't know.
President Donald Trump and Bill Gates.

Bill Gates says he bluntly rejected Trump’s offer to be his science adviser as ‘not a good use of my time’

Bill Gates said Trump offered him the prestigious government role, but that he wasn't interested — and straight-up told him so. Gates added that he wasn't sure how serious Trump was about the job.

Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war

New pathogens emerge all the time. It's becoming easier for small groups to create weaponized diseases. Bill Gates says a small group could build a deadlier form of smallpox in a lab. And people are always hopping on planes, making it possible for a disease to reach a new continent in a few hours.