Prosecutors Dismissed, March Madness, and More

On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed 46 prosecutors who were holdovers from the Obama administration. 

It’s fairly common for prosecutors to be dismissed, but the abrupt nature of their departure sent shockwaves around the country.

And even still, that wasn’t the most shocking thing to have happened. Among the dismissed was Preet Bharara was among them, although he had been promised by both the president and Sessions that he wouldn’t be. Read the story from The Atlantic. 

March Madness

The NCAA basketball tournament starts Tuesday. Here’s how to watch. Read the story from The AP. 

New Ferguson Details

A new documentary about the police killing of Michael Brown, which set off months of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and around the country, sheds new light on the events that happened before Brown was shot. Read the story from The AP.

Looking for Answers

Ten days ago, the President Donald Trump accused his predecessor of illegally wiretapping his phone, but he still hasn’t shown any proof. That’s not good enough for Sen. John McCain. Read the story from The AP.

A Family Affair

A father and son are in first and second place in the annual Iditarod race. Read the story from The AP. 

Intel Goes All In

Jerusalem-based Mobileye controls about 70 percent of the market for software that runs automatic emergency braking and semi-autonomous cruise control systems that are in cars and trucks on the road today. Intel just bought the company for $15 billion. Read the story from The AP. 

What Book You Missed

Springing forward for Daylight Saving Time makes most people feel like they’ve lost an hour of their day. So now seems an especially appropriate time to look into the ways sprints can (speedily) benefit your work and goals. This bestseller from Google alums teaches you how to focus your attention and efforts to solve problems big and small in just five days. That means fewer meetings, fewer revisions, and faster solutions. We’ll take that over an hour of sleep any day.