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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The 24-hours news cycle has given up all semblance of respect for the weekend.

Since last Thursday’s edition of The Evening Commute

 
Now, onto the week that was…

Thursday – “Something Fishy”

“THE DAILY DONALD: General recusals, at-large investigations, and corporate coalitions”#

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“EU Parliament approves measure calling for visa requirements for U.S. citizens”#

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“French presidential candidate Fillon has house raided amid scandal, while opponent Le Pen loses immunity over violent tweets”#

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“In first day of trading, Snapchat stock finishes up 44% (increasing market value by $9 billion)”#

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“‘How a typo took down S3, the backbone of the internet'”#

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Wednesday – “Minutial Hell”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Subdued speeches, undisclosed encounters, and custom slippers”#

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“European Commission unveils white paper detailing 5 post-Brexit options for EU”#

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“Snapchat prices IPO at $17/share (valuing company at $24 billion)”#

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“Newly discoverd 3.77-billion-year-old fossils could be earliest evidence of life on Earth”#

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“‘This site is ‘taking the edge off rant mode’ by making readers pass a quiz before commenting'”#

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  • “This site is “taking the edge off rant mode” by making readers pass a quiz before commenting” by Joseph Lichterman
  • “A Brief History of the End of the Comments” by Klint Finley

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Tuesday – “Hope For Change”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Congressional addresses, hot tweets, and American spirit”#

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“Russia, China block United Nations attempt to sanction Syria over chemical weapons attacks”#

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“Groundbreaking gene therapy treatment results in 1/3 of lymphoma patients declared disease-free after single treatment”#

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“YouTube announces streaming service ‘YouTube TV’ (for $35/month)”#

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“‘This Picture Has No Red Pixels — So Why Do The Strawberries Still Look Red?'”#

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Monday – “Nothing’s Free in Waterworld”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Budget blueprints, fractured investigations, and leaked drafts”#

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“‘The Court Fight Over A Detained DREAMer Could Have A Major Effect On All DACA Holders’ Rights'”#

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“Samsung executives charged with bribery, embezzlement, hiding assets overseas as part of South Korea political scandal”#

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“Space X announces plan to fly two ‘space tourists’ around moon by 2018”#

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“PwC opens probe into La-La-Land’s Moonlight’s win for Best Oscar Moment Ever”#

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