5 Things to Talk About Today

  • Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj team up on a single and release the video exclusively on Jay-Z's streaming service Tidal. The video for "Feeling Myself" features the stars lounging on pool floats and eating hamburgers. — Us Weekly


  • An essay in a weekend edition of The New York Times exposes the bizarre marital habits of wealthy families on New York's Upper East Side. The essay details "wife bonuses" and the competition over their children's academic performance. — The New York Times


  • Elian Gonzalez, who was found floating of the Florida coast as a six-year-old in 1999 said he would like to return to the United States. Gonzalez was returned to his father in Cuba and the boat he was on with his mother capsized. — ABC News


  • Adnan Syed who was profiled on the popular podcast "Serial" scored a victory yesterday to send his case back to a lower court. Syed is expected to file a request to reopen the case based on new information and a potential alibi. — CNN


  • The White House announced a plan to help declining bee and butterfly populations. Measures to help increase pollinators include planting more bee-friendly gardens at government buildings. — TIME