President Trump Abruptly Fires FBI Director James Comey


1. Just yesterday, President Trump and the White House fired FBI director James Comey, reportedly in order to restore the "public trust and confidence" after the past several months. "The FBI is one of our nation's most cherished and respected institutions, and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement," Trump explained.

In March, Comey announced an investigation on the alleged connection between Russia and Trump's campaign. The White House is now on the search for a new FBI director to begin immediately. (Refinery29)

2. Christopher "Big Black" Boykin, known as half of MTV's hit duo Rob & Big, passed away yesterday at the age of 45. The cause of death has not yet been reported. (Variety)

3. Abby Lee Miller, former Dance Moms star, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for bankruptcy fraud. (USA Today)

4. Robert De Niro was honored with the Chaplin Award by the Film Society of Lincoln Center on Monday night, but spent his acceptance speech on slamming President Trump on his "hostility toward art." (Vanity Fair)

5. Jimmy Kimmel retturned to his late night show, after publicly speaking out on his son's health issues. Watch below to hear what he had to say in response to critics' thoughts on his monologue: