The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Pointe Break, a Disrespectful End and Miss America’s New Boss

    Know This: The ballet master of the New York City Ballet is retiring after several dancers came forward to accuse him of physical abuse and sexual harassment. American YouTube star Logan Paul has apologized after apparently filming the body of a suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara forest. And former Fox News anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson has been named chair of the pageant organization after several leaders were forced out over an email scandal.

    Dodge This: China’s first space station, the Tiangong-1, will fall to Earth this spring after several years in space. Experts estimate the chances of getting hit by space debris as astronomically low: It’s only happened to one known person, and she wasn’t seriously injured.

    Productivity Playlist 2018: Start the new year off on a positive note with classic songs that will inspire you to get up and get moving — at least until the Super Bowl. Happy holidays from Sony and OZY.

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