North Korea Launches ICBM, Trump Goes To Europe, and More
On July 4, North Korea launched a ballistic missile that’s capable of reaching Alaska. It flew 580 miles before turning around and landing in the sea near Japan.
“Testing an ICBM [intercontinental ballistic missile] represents a new escalation of the threat to the United States, our allies and partners, the region and the world,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement Tuesday night. “Global action is required to stop a global threat.” NPR digs into what that means, and what can happen next.
Trump Goes To Europe
The president returns to Europe this week after a shaky first trip to the continent in May and signs of unhappiness around the globe with the start of his presidency. Read the story from The AP.
Fox Sports Chief Fired
A former ESPN executive who joined Fox Sports two years ago has been fired amid sexual harassment allegations. Read the story from AdAge.
New York Police Officer Shot
Miosotis Familia, a 12-year NYC police veteran, was shot and killed early Wednesday by an ex-convict. He was killed by officers a block away. Read the story from The AP.
NPR Tweets Cause Confusion
NPR tweeted the entire Declaration of Independence on Tuesday to mark the holiday. But some Twitter users were a bit confused. Read the story from The AP.