After returning from the edge of space Tuesday, Jeff Bezos awarded CNN’s Van Jones his new $100 million philanthropic award.
Bezos’ inaugural “Courage and Civility Award” — which went to both Jones and celebrity chef José Andrés to donate to charities of their choosing — was panned from the left and right as a self-serving media spectacle.
Money quote: “The only thing I worry about when you say courage — I haven’t always been courageous,” Jones told Bezos, the owner of the Washington Post.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo won an Emmy for his televised COVID-19 updates — before revelations about his handling of nursing home patients and female aides engulfed him in scandal.