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  1. NYPD officers face questions about Eric Garner's death in rare judicial inquiry Eric Garner's mother and other police reform advocates have begun questioning New York Police Department officers in court as part of a judicial inquiry on issues surrounding her son's death, pressing them on topics ranging from erroneously charging Garner with felony cigarette tax evasion to texting a colleague shortly after Garner's death that, "It's not a big deal."
  3. 'Rust' crew members reportedly used guns with live ammunition hours before deadly shooting on set Crew members on the set of "Rust" used guns with live ammunition and engaged in a pastime called "plinking" hours before Halyna Hutchins was killed, founder and CEO of The Wrap, Sharon Waxman, told CNN's Don Lemon Monday night, citing information from an individual with knowledge of the set.
  4. Facebook has language blind spots around the world that allow hate speech to flourish For years, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted his mission to connect the entire world — and his company has come closer than perhaps any other to fulfilling that lofty goal, with more than 3 billion monthly users across its various platforms. But that staggering global expansion has come at a cost.
  5. Why Abortion Soared to Top of Supreme Court Docket The U.S. Supreme Court raised the stakes in the politically explosive fight over reproductive rights by agreeing to hear arguments on Nov. 1 on a Texas law that has largely shut down legal abortion in the state. The court won’t directly decide if the law -- which bans almost all abortions after six weeks of pregnancy -- violates Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized the procedure nationwide. Nor will the justices be addressing whether to overturn its abortion-rights precedents; that’s an i
  6. The curse of politics: Biden, like Trump, becomes target of growing vitriol Presidents have been cursed, slammed, slimed and otherwise taunted since we had a republic. So let’s not get our knickers in a twist because Biden is starting to get similar treatment.
  7. Billionaire Issa Brothers Face $1 Billion Asda Setback They can’t count on everything going their way amidst a U.K. supermarket frenzy.
  8. McAuliffe and Youngkin are in a dead heat with one week to Virginia governor election, poll shows Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin are tied at roughly 45% each, according to a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll released Tuesday.  
  9. Democrats squabble, scramble to meet self-imposed deadline. Why this week is vital for Biden. Democrats still differ over what to strip out of Biden's budget bill, which is likely to be much smaller than the initial $3.5 trillion Biden pitched.  
  10. Instagram's dangers to children unite liberal and conservative lawmakers who agree on little else A top Democrat and Republican are going after one of the most ubiquitous forces on Earth: Facebook. Blumenthal and Blackburn are an unlikely pair.  
  11. Terry McAuliffe keeps inflating coronavirus numbers The former governor keeps suggesting the daily figures for coronavirus cases and child hospitalizations are much higher than reality.
  12. Ex-South Korean President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88 Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, who participated in a military coup then won the election that was the country’s first move toward democracy before he was imprisoned for corruption, died on Tuesday. He was 88.
  13. Trumpism Finds a Home of Sorts in France’s Eric Zemmour French president Emmanuel Macron has to take the threat of the far-right pundit seriously.
  14. Roh Tae-Woo, South Korean Leader as It Moved Toward Democracy, Dies at 88 Mr. Roh, who played a role in a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in 1980 but also oversaw its winning 1988 Olympics bid, left a mixed legacy and was mired in legal trouble in his later years.
  15. Greg Gutfeld: Alec Baldwin shooting was a sad, but preventable, tragedy If there was an NRA person on set, this would never have happened. But no one in charge would do that because in the prison of two ideas, gun control – good, The NRA – evil.
  16. Hollywood stars say they are stunned by mismanaged set in fatal prop-gun shooting Professionals in the film industry say they're baffled by the circumstances, and production crews have quickly stepped up safety measures. The shooting on the set of the Rust killed Halyna Hutchins.
  17. Sudan Coup Demands More Than Mild Outrage From the U.S. A military takeover will test whether Biden is truly committed to protecting democracy around the world.
  18. Australia Pledges ‘Net Zero’ Emissions by 2050. Its Plan Makes That Hard to Believe. The country’s last-minute commitment before next week’s climate summit is built on hope for new technology, and little else.
  19. 'No Mandate Monday' takes hold at California HS Some students and teachers in California on Monday took part in a loosely organized protest called “No Mandate Monday” that aimed to publicly rebuke Sacramento over its COVID-19 dictates participants call ineffective and nearly impossible to police.
  20. Baby in stroller killed, mother seriously injured by driver on Long Island A 2-year-old girl in a stroller was killed and her mother was seriously injured when they were struck by a pickup truck while crossing a Long Island road on Monday night, police said.
  21. Clippers get first win of season with rout of Chauncey Billups' Trail Blazers The Clippers got their first win of the season with a 116-86 rout of former assistant Chauncey Billups and the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at Staples Center.
  22. Hannity: ‘Not a single thing’ Biden administration can claim as a success 'Hannity' host Sean Hannity shreds the president's socialist agenda and the administration's tendency to tell lies.
  23. Tucker Carlson: Not long ago, Biden would've been impeached for his border policies Tucker Carlson hits the Biden administration for its failure to enforce federal immigration laws and says other presidents have been impeached for less.
  24. Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status Japanese Princess Mako has married a commoner and lost her royal status in a union that has split public opinion and was delayed more than three years by a financial dispute involving her new mother-in-law
  25. Manhattan DA investigating Leon Black over sex assault accusations: report The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has reportedly opened a criminal probe into billionaire Leon Black over allegations he raped two models.
  26. Astros’ Lance McCullers Jr. ruled out for World Series HOUSTON —Lance McCullers Jr. won’t pitch for the Astros this series. Arguably Houston’s best pitcher was finally ruled out on Monday after he suffered a strained elbow during the ALDS. McCullers said it’s the type of injury that takes six to eight weeks to heal to the point he could pick up a ball. “We...
  27. AP-NORC/EPIC poll: Climate concerns majority in US As President Joe Biden heads to a vital United Nations climate change summit, an increasing number of Americans, 59 percent, view the climate crisis as a "very important" issue, according to a new AP-NORC/EPIC survey. (October 26) 
  28. Manatees die in record numbers amid food scarcity Florida has experienced an unprecedented die-off of manatees in 2021, with 959 documented deaths as of Oct. 1. State figures show that's already more deaths than in any other full year on record. (Oct. 26) 
  29. Laura Ingraham Airs Misleading Images, Mocks Fact-Checkers for Busting Her Fox NewsFox News host Laura Ingraham sneered at other news outlets on Monday night for catching her airing misleading images of empty store shelves, briefly issuing a grudging correction before mocking those who had the temerity to fact-check her.In recent weeks, right-wing media has increasingly featured out-of-context photos of bare grocery store shelves to blast President Joe Biden over the growing supply chain issue. While some shops around the country are indeed currently facing increasing challenges due to clogged ports in Los Angeles, labor shortages, and the ongoing pandemic, many of the images of barely stocked American supermarket shelves are outdated or from elsewhere in the world.During an Oct. 19 segment on the supply chain crisis, Ingraham aired two photos of empty shelves that were actually from the early days of the pandemic in March 2020, as PolitiFact later noted. (Ingraham’s Fox News colleague Will Cain used one of the same images the night before in a segment bashing Biden over the supply chain woes.)Read more at The Daily Beast.
  30. After Merkel, Europe Will Be Led By No One There is a vacuum at the bloc’s heart.