It’s May 30th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu failed to get a coalition majority in parliament -- so Israel’s parliament dissolved itself and called for new elections. This has never happened before in Israel. We’ll explain what it all means.
Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI yesterday. The suit says they were discriminated against while they were training to become FBI agents. We’ll break this down for you.
New Zealand says it’s taking well-being seriously. So seriously that it’s the first country to design its entire budget around it. We’ll tell you how this works.
And finally: the Scripps National Spelling Bee final showdown is tonight. We’ll tell you who’s competing and what’s in store for the w-i-n-n-e-r.
theSkimm: Israel’s parliament has dissolved. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu couldn’t get enough support to form a government, and now the country has to vote all over again. This has never happened before in Israel’s history -- we’ll explain what might be coming next. Meanwhile, 16 women filed a lawsuit alleging that they were discriminated against at Quantico, the FBI’s training ground. Some say they faced a hostile work environment and sexual harassment, and they’re calling out some of the FBI’s top guys. We’ll tell you more. Also on today’s episode: New Zealand is budgeting for well-being, and the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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