Which News Stories Defined 2017?
2017 started with a new president moving into the White House and for a while, President Donald Trump’s tweets dominated the headlines. Soon came the investigation into Russia’s meddling in the presidential election that put Trump in office.
Racial tension followed a bloody clash in Charlottesville, Virginia when white nationalists rallied in support of a Confederate statue.
The NFL grabbed headlines for players protesting police violence during the national anthem.
And sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein sparked the #MeToo movement that spread from Hollywood to Washington.