In a year in which the President fought live on television with the leaders of the congress and celebritieson Instagram, it is hard to believe that behind the news lies a big secret. But not everything took place before our eyes.
When the year 2018 comes to an end, some stories that make the biggest headlines and attract the most attention leave unanswered questions. Here are some of the things we do not know yet:
Who wrote the anonymous "resistance" in the Trump administration?
A single article became aA few days in September: A New York Times that was recited by an anonymous high-ranking official in the Trump administration of President who claimed who "diligently worked from the inside to thwart parts of his father's agenda and his worst inclinations." The author described the efforts of a group of administrative officials to curtail some of the president's rasher actions , and assured the Americans "that adults are in the room".
Readers Online chose word options and the most subtle twists they should try to find out who wrote it. Was it Vice President Pence, who has something to do with one of the most striking words in the article, "lodestar"? Was it one of the Cabinet members who criticized Trump during the 201
Who won the $ 1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot?
One of the happiest people of 2018 will remain without a name. At the end of October, the Mega Millions jackpot hit $ 1.5 billion, the second-highest lottery in US history. And then a convenience store in Simpsonville, South Carolina – Population 22,000 –.
To this day, we do not know who bought them or if the winner claimed the money at all. And we may never know, because South Carolina is one of the few states where lottery winners are allowed to remain anonymous.
Is there a racist Trump band?
Rumors of Donald Trump's secret recordings with the n-word of "The Apprentice" that surfaced during the 2016 campaign. However, these supposed tapes became a bigger story in 2018, when two celebrities suggested they might turn up soon.
Actordedicated a whole series of eight episodes to hunting the Trump bands to the Viceland series. The show ended empty handed.
Meanwhile, the former "Apprentice" star and the White House officialwith the release of recordings that she had secretly made for her work. "Out of balance." A recording conquered Trump campaign helpers who discussed the alleged N-word tape and how they should respond when it became public. Omarosa claimed that the one who owned the band would release it in midfield. But the elections came and went, and the band – if there is one – never came out.
All the time Mr. Trump denied the use of the Slur, in August he tweeted: "I do not have that word in my vocabulary."
What causes a mysterious "polio-like" disease in children?
A disturbing disease spreads throughout this year's anxiety across America: the acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a disorder that can cause paralysis of the nervous system, especially affects children. The outbreak attracted comparisons with poliovirus, which the United States eliminated decades ago with vaccines. According to the CDC, there were 165 confirmed cases in 36 states this year, a marked increase of 35 confirmed cases in 16 states in 2017. More than 90 percent of the cases concerned children.
But despite widespread attention for the outbreak, there is still little understanding of the disease. "," a CDC officer told CBS News, although scientists are working hard to enlighten them. The CDC says it does not know what causes most AFM cases, and there is no specific treatment for the disease. Fortunately, .
The Agency's proposed prevention methods include washing hands and avoiding mosquito bites to reduce the risk of viral infections that could lead to AFM. And get the vaccine against polio to protect against the dreaded virus, even though the CDC found that no AFM patients in the US tested positive for polio.