In world news, 2016 was the worst year yet for the children of Syria amid the ongoing ravages of the now seven-year-old civil war; and four African nations are on the brink of starvation after years of war, drought, and poverty, as three of them are on President Trump’s travel ban.
In national news, President Trump’s construction of a wall along the southern border is sure to make heated arguments over spending for the next fiscal year even hotter in Congress; and a Congressional report released today says that the Republicans’ alternative to Obamacare does more harm than good.
In local news, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the weekend for not complying with his orders.
And finally, Brooklyn College Radio will host its first annual “Ladies In the Lead” event this Thursday, March 16, from Noon to 2 PM in the Student Center. You can register for the event here.
*I’m also pleased to announce that starting today, WBCR News has a new theme for all of our newscasts from this point onwards, and I do hope that all of our listeners will enjoy it.
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