We like to call it the year of the news alert. From the start of the Trump presidency to the "Me Too" movement and new tax reform, our phones never stopped buzzing ... even internationally. There was a war of words between the U.S. and North Korea, America's exit from the Paris climate accord, and pretty much everything Russia did, big and small. We recapped all of it. | Want to support 1A? Subscribe to our podcast and give to your local public radio station at donate.npr.org/1A. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.