Bad week for:
The big hand and the little hand, after a new study found that only 20 percent of 6- to 12-year-olds in Oklahoma could read the time from an analog clock.
Washington, D.C.’s cherry blossoms, which were damaged by a snowstorm and sub-freezing weather just a few days before their peak bloom. “You’re going to experience a 90 percent loss of blossoms,” said a spokesman for the National Park Service.
Intra-party unity, after a leaked audiotape recorded shortly before the November election revealed House Speaker Paul Ryan telling fellow Republicans, “I am not going to defend Donald Trump—not now, or in the future.” Ryan said this week that those comments are “ancient history.”