What You Missed: Ringling Bros. Says Farewell, Cubs Visit White House, and More

In What You Missed, we round up the best stories for you to read on your evening commute. 

After 146 years, the Ringling Bros. circus will shut its doors in May. 

Attendance had been slowly declining for the last decade, but it sharply dropped after Ringling Bros. got rid of the elephant show last year. 

Celebrities took to Twitter to share their feelings about the show closing, including basketball player Shaquille O'Neal.

President Barack Obama welcomed the 2016 World Series Champs to the White House this weekend to celebrate their first win since 1908. 

Orlando Shooting

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack

Noor Salman, the widow of the gunman who shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando in June, was arrested on Monday in connection with the massacre. 

Trump in Trouble

Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK's son

Days before the inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump finds himself in hot water — again. 

What Book You Missed

After celebrating MLK’s legacy, take some time to remember the sacrifices and contributions of a group of African American women that history had forgotten until recently. Hidden Figures tells the story of the female NASA mathematicians — nicknamed “human computers” — who transcended bigotry, racism, and sexism to contribute calculations that launched rockets and spaceships, even as Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white co-workers. Check out the movie adaptation, too — it’s been getting some great reviews.


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