What You Missed: ‘Alternative Facts,’ Women’s March, and More

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

“This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration — period — both in person and around the globe,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told a room full of reporters. 

The problem with this fact? It’s not a fact. And that’s just the beginning of a long list of what some people call “white lies,” what others call “whoppers.” And what President Donald Trump’s aide calls “alternative facts.”

Women's March

Over 1 million join anti-Trump women's marches worldwide

Women and their allies hit the streets on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s agenda. But can these demonstrations translate into real-world policy changes?

Grand Ole Opry

Country star Crystal Gayle inducted in Grand Ole Opry

The country singer, whose career started nearly half a century ago, is best-known for her Grammy-winning hit “Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.”

What Book You Missed

Anyone looking for a little escapism would do well to pick up Aravind Adiga’s new novel. The bestselling and Booker-prize winning author is known for his absorbing and powerful stories that depict modern India with a sharp eye. This story of two brothers from Mumbai trying to make it as cricket stars is no exception.


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