Tony Awards, Trump’s Response to Comey Testimony, and More
Every theater lover knows what Sunday is: It’s the Super Bowl for Broadway, otherwise known as the Tony Awards.
This year’s event will be hosted by Kevin Spacey, and nominated shows include “Dear Evan Hansen,” the revivals of “Miss Saigon” and “Hello, Dolly!,” and more. And for everyone missing the “Hamilton” extravaganza of last year’s Tonys, don’t worry: There will be plenty of Hamilton’s former stars on hand for entertainment. Read the story from NPR.
Trump’s Comey Response
A day after former FBI Director James Comey accused the president of lying, the president shoots back with some accusations of his own. And he says he’s “100%” willing to testify under oath. Read the story from The AP.
CNN Dumps Host
Author and TV host Reza Aslan, angered by Trump’s social media commentary about the London attacks, tweeted some negative comments about the president. Then CNN fired him. Read the story from The AP.
Chelsea Manning’s First Interview
The former Army analyst accepted responsibility for the leak of classified information, but reaffirmed she had “a responsibility to the public.” Read the story from The Atlantic.
SiriusXM + Pandora
A month after Pandora drew a private equity lifeline, the company gets a more sizable infusion from a company that’s long coveted the digital radio pioneer. Read the story from NPR.