Every Monday-Thursday, The Evening Commute gives you “The Top 5 stories to break while your 9-5 was breaking you; set to 5 tunes that’ll help put you back together.”

Every Sunday, we compile the week that was in a series we call The Weak Ender.

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So, since last Thursday’s edition of The Evening Commute:

 
Now, onto the week that was…

Thursday – “A Friend Indeed”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Press conferences, FBI interviews, and sensitive intelligence”#

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“Alexander Acosta replaces (since-withdrawn) Puzder as Secretary of Labor nominee”#

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“Tens of thousands skip work, school as part of nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” protest”#

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“Mark Zuckerberg publishes 6,000-word letter on Facebook’s global ambitions”#

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“Monopoly gives finger to thimble after fans vote to remove classic game piece”#

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Wednesday – “Places You Will Be From”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Unfair investigations, one-state solutions, and Chinese trademarks”#

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  • “Little Bubble” – Dirty Projectors

 

“Pentagon reports Russian aircraft performed (three separate) “unsafe and unprofessional” flybys of American destroyer”#

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“‘Why the Obamacare repeal effort is suddenly a huge mess'”#

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“PornHub announces online Sexual Wellness Center”#

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“Rumor the German shepherd upsets Preston the puli, wins top prize at Westminster Dog Show”#

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Tuesday – “Hallmark Cardiac Arrest”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Investigations, investigations, and investigations”#

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“Russia deploys treaty-violating cruise missile, sails spy ship off Delaware coast”#

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“Kim Jong Un’s half-brother assassinated in Malaysian airport”#

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“Valentine’s Day banned in parts of Indonesia and Pakistan (for encouraging casual sex)”#

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“BOOK REPORTS FOR ADULTS: Room by Emma Donoghue”#

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Monday – “Taking Woodstock”

“THE DAILY DONALD: General resignations, Canadian negotiations, and glaring typos”#

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“U.N. Security Council ‘deplores’ missile test by North Korea; U.S. calls it “big, big problem” and promises ‘very strong’ response”#

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“California’s crumbling Oroville Dam forces nearly 200,000 to evacuate indefinitely”#

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“‘The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster'”#

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“The (59th annual) Grammys happened”#

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Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
(@brycetrudow)