What You Missed: Golden Globes, Trump’s Cabinet Picks, and More
In What You Missed, we round up the best stories for you to read on your evening commute.
Jimmy Fallon hosted the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Although the awards are given to TV shows and movies, an unlikely celebrity took the spotlight: President-elect Donald Trump.
Fallon’s intro roasted Trump, Hugh Laurie called this Golden Globes the “last-ever” because “it’s just that it has the words ‘Hollywood,’ ‘foreign,’ and ‘press’ in the title.”
But perhaps the most notable acceptance speech was Meryl Streep’s, as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
The confirmation process for Trump’s Cabinet picks begins this week. Among them are wealthy business leaders, politicians, and members of the military, but only one has run a federal agency before.
Another Shooting in Florida
Master Sgt. Debra Clayton, a 17-year police veteran, was shot and killed Monday near a Wal-Mart store in central Florida. The suspect, identified as 41-year-old Markeith Loyd, is also wanted in connection for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend.
What Book You Missed
Stephen Prothero’s fascinating social history of America is an especially timely read, particularly following Meryl Streep’s forceful opprobrium of the president-elect at the Golden Globes on Sunday.