Senate Hearing, FBI Probe, and More
More than a year after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death created a vacancy on the Supreme Court, the Senate is finally holding its confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the seat, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
But the day wasn’t without some conflict, as democrats are divided over how hard to fight Gorsuch’s nomination.
The panel would vote on Gorsuch's nomination April 3, with a vote on the Senate floor expected later that week. Read the story from The AP.
FBI Director James Comey contradicted Trump’s tweets that former President Obama wiretapped his phone. Comey also confirmed that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and Trump’s associates. Read the story from The AP.
Uber Exec Out
After weeks of controversy — and after just six months on the job — Uber’s president, Jeff Jones, is leaving his position, citing conflicting leadership approaches. Read the story from NPR.
This weekend’s NCAA tournament games led to some huge upsets and a handful of Cinderella stories. And now we head to the final 16. Read the story from The AP.
Remembering Chuck Berry
Rock and roll hall-of-famer Chuck Berry died Saturday. He was 90. Read the story from The Atlantic.
New Sesame Street Cast Member
The famous muppets welcome a new cast member to the group. Her name is Julia and she has autism. Read the story from NPR.
American, Delta, and United airlines are offering no-frills, “basic economy” flights with prices that rival budget carriers. But are they actually cheaper, or are the prices of regular flights going up? Read the story from NPR.