The refugee crisis in Rohingya worsens as conditions deteriorate, Tomi Lahren's show is temporarily suspended, and Sesame street introduces a new muppet. Meanwhile, electronics are banned on flights inbound from the Middle East to the US and UK.
Jeff Session lies under oath, Muslim Ban 2.0 gets rolled out, Nike releases its first sports hijab. Somalia faces severe drought and famine, Disney's Beauty and the Beast sparks some controversy, and anti-semitism rises in the US.
In a dramatic turn of events, "Moonlight" wins best film at the Oscars. The Trump Administration rescinds transgender bathroom rights, Elon Musk aims to send tourists to the moon, and a top Samsung leader is indicted on bribery charges.
A set of life-sustaining planets has been discovered, a Jewish graveyard was horrifically vandalized, and Iraq launches an offensive to regain Mosul. Thousands reflect on Malcolm X's assassination and Japanese internment camps, and details surrounding Kim Jong-Nam's murder emerge.
Earth hits record-high temperatures for the third year in a row. A Nigerian jet misfires on a refugee camp, Ringling Bros. Circus announces it will cease to exist in May, and the search for Malaysian flight MH370 is suspended.
"La La Land" makes history at the Golden Globes, bumblebees are officially declared endangered, and a gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale. Jeff Sessions faces a hearing in the Senate, Monica Crowley faces plagiarism allegations, and the iPhone celebrates its 10th birthday.
Dylann Roof is found guilty of the Charleston Shooting, Ukraine nationalizes its largest bank, and China seizes a U.S. underwater drone. Meanwhile, an explosion occurs in Mexico, a Russian ambassador is assassinated, and a terror attack strikes Berlin.
Controversial leader Fidel Castro passes away, Ohio State University campus is left shaken after knife attack, and South Korea's President is embroiled in an impeachment scandal. Meanwhile, wildfires sweep through Tennessee, and the White House sees several protests outside its doors.
Twitter finally takes a stand against hate speech, Gwen Ifill passes away, and a shooting takes place at an Oklahoma airport. Anti-Trump protests sweep across America, the Electoral College is called into question, and the possibility of your texts going to China becomes reality.