Hump Day Headlines 1.18.17

Every Wednesday, we bring you the most important and amusing news stories of the past week. This week: Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence.

Donald Trump is Bad at Risk, I’m Thinking

The other day, Donald Trump called NATO – arguably the most successful military alliance in history – “obsolete.” A gleeful Putin seconded that assessment shortly afterward, because (obviously) getting rid of NATO would be good for Russia and bad for the United States and Western Europe. This is a pretty clear-cut…