As the New Year approaches, it seems like every year is dubbed year like no other. But 2017 truly was more dramatic than many other years in recent memory.In the last 12 months, we faced a renewed threat of nuclear war, debated whether to take a knee during the national anthem and resisted the temptation to look at the sun during the total solar eclipse.From increased tensions with North Korea, to a hurricane season unlike any other, to the bombshell allegations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond, take a look back at the key moments of 2017, as they were reported by NBC News.The New President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20, outlining his vision of a new national populism and reiterating the same First mantra that delivered the White House to him during the 2016 election.In his first address as leader of the free world, Trump said his inauguration would signify a historic moment when forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.The next day, half a million marchers demonstrated for gender equality and against the new president during the Women March on Washington, brandishing pink hats and homemade signs in the streets near the National Mall.Now more than a year since his election, Trump is enjoying a healthy economy marked by lower unemployment numbers and strong stock market performance.But he has struggled to fulfill his many campaign promises with major legislation.
1. 18. The streak began in 1993 after the Hornets lost their season opener that year. Their ability to call fast moving NFL games drew mounting criticism through Week 3, climaxing last weekend, when ESPN analyst Jon Gruden called their work and comical. Comments came during Night Football, with Seattle beating Green Bay 14 12 on a desperation pass into the end zone on the final play. Jennings had both hands on the ball in the end zone, and when he fell to the ground in a scrum, both Jennings and Seahawks receiver Golden Tate had their arms on the ball..
National politics. For weeks, the president and his lawyers bragged that the investigation into collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign would end by now. Yet Special Counsel Robert Mueller is just getting started. The younger Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley have been barred from all team activities as part of their suspension for shoplifting from three high end stores last month. UCLA coach Steve Alford says he respects the Ball family’s decision. (AP Photo/Jae C.