A riot in Charlottesville, Va.; hurricanes in Houston and the Caribbean; shootings outside a music festival, in a church and on a baseball field. Big new jobs for Donald Trump and Neil Gorsuch; big jobs lost for Michael Flynn, James Comey, Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein. A health care bill stymied; a tax bill fast-tracked. Here’s what a breathtaking year sounded like, from start to finish. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
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