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Google's 'FrightGeist' lists the most popular 2021 Halloween costumes. Is yours one of them?

Google Trends lists hundreds of the most popular Halloween costumes across the country, from Cruella De Vil, Squid Game to witches.     
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'I've never seen anything like that': Bizarre goal marks thrilling Manchester United and Arsenal clash
Manchester United bounced back from conceding one of the most unusual goals you're ever likely to see to eventually beat Arsenal 3-2 in Thursday's Premier League clash.
Didi’s Brief U.S. Foray Is Ending. What Happens Next?: QuickTake
Didi Global Inc. said Thursday it plans to delist from the New York Stock Exchange, barely five months after its initial public offering drew the wrath of Beijing. The Chinese ride-hailing giant said it plans to list in Hong Kong instead, allowing existing shareholders to convert their holdings in the company. But the announcement was scarce on details, leaving investors -- already nursing roughly $40 billion of losses -- with many unanswered questions.
Space station's orbit adjusted to dodge debris from old U.S. rocket
The debris avoidance maneuver comes amid heightened concern about space debris following a controversial Russian weapons test.
Appeals court hears arguments in E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit against Trump
Former magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll squares off against the Justice Department before a New York federal appeals court Friday in an oral argument that will likely decide the fate of her defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump.
Julia Child’s Georgetown house on the market for $3.5 million
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The circa 1869 house, which has undergone a complete renovation, was where she taught cooking lessons and tested recipes for her famous cookbook.
They've read the briefs and heard oral arguments. Here's what the Supreme Court justices do next.
In their private conference room, no one is allowed to talk twice until everyone has talked once.
'Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Gave Me His Truck—He Was So Inspiring'
The minute I walked out, I saw cameras and photographers and a gift bag. I was wondering what was going on, and felt like maybe I was being "Punk'd". But it was actually the opposite!
Christmas Delivery Services: When Is the Last Day to Send Post Before the Holidays?
The last day to post packages may be in early December for deliveries to be made by December 24 or Christmas Day.
When Are the Game Awards 2021 and How To Watch the Livestream
This year's Game Awards promises to feature exciting trailer reveals and celebrity musical performances. Of course, its main focus will be celebrating the year in gaming.
Carbon Monoxide Leak Inside Plane Prompts Emergency Landing
A Frontier Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at El Paso International Airport because of a "passenger medical emergency and a fume event," the airline said.
Alec Baldwin 'Couldn't Give a S***' About His Career After 'Rust' Shooting
"I said to myself, 'Do I want to work much more after this? Is it worth it?'" the actor said during the ABC interview.
14 arrested over L.A. smash-and-grab thefts, but none kept in jail
Most suspects either bailed out or met no-bail criteria under a policy meant to ease prison overcrowding during the COVID pandemic – a policy local leaders want lifted.
South Africa's Covid cases are 'increasing rapidly'
How Pfizer developed a COVID pill in record time
Pfizer researchers looking for a drug to treat SARS found clues that gave the company a head start in its quest for a pill to treat COVID-19, including the omicron variant.
Tucker Carlson Asked Hunter Biden for Help Getting His Son Into College—Leaked Email
The QAnon-supporting lawyer Lin Wood, who is threatening to sue the Fox host, shared what he said was a 2014 exchange between Carlson and the president's son.
Enrolling in my first health plans felt intimidating, so I got this expert advice on open enrollment.
I'm 26 and have never chosen my own health insurance. Here's what two experts taught me about navigating open enrollment.
Governor Steve Bullock Warns: Democrats Face Trouble in Rural America
It’s time to ditch the grand ideological narratives and talk to voters about their real needs.
Omicron variant found in at least 5 US states; Congress avoids shutdown after vaccine mandate clash: COVID-19 updates
The omicron variant has been discovered in at least five U.S. states as senators narrowly avoided a government shutdown. The latest COVID-19 updates.
Food Delivery and Ride Hailing Apps Will Have to Shell Out Billions Under an E.U. Plan
As many as 4.1 million people working for the apps could be reclassified as employees, costing the sector billions more a year
NAACP Legal Defense Fund: This is the first step to end police violence. But not the last.
Qualified immunity is a serious barrier to police accountability and fairness. Courts routinely excuse officers who shoot first and think later.
'Something has been missing': Children of the Vietnam War are pushing for more family reunifications
DNA tests, ancestry sites and an aging Vietnam veteran population is spurring Amerasians to renew their search for their American fathers.
When Africans speak out, are their governments listening?
The seventh in Afrobarometer’s special democracy summit series on Africa.
Potential 2024 rivals Harris and Buttigieg ally to sell Biden agenda
With President Biden approaching 80 years old, the political spotlight has been trained more brightly than usual on the pair. Here's a look at their political prospects.
As warnings fly between U.S. and Russia, how real is the threat of war in Ukraine?
So far, tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine have been restricted to a war of words, but could it flare into something more dangerous?
D.C.-area forecast: A little cooler today, but temperatures are mainly above average into early next week
Temperatures jump around a bit day-to-day. A stronger cold front arrives next week.
Beyond Small Business Saturday: 6 ways to show your support throughout the holidays
Small businesses don't stop needing your support after the Saturday following Thanksgiving. This holiday season, make an effort to shop local.
Predicting the Future Is Possible. These ‘Superforecasters’ Know How.
The psychologist Philip Tetlock on the art and science of prediction.
The Trump Conspiracy Is Hiding in Plain Sight
Large and influential parts of the Republican Party are increasingly untethered from any commitment to electoral democracy.
The Supreme Court's End Game on Abortion
The only question is, how will they explain it?
Amy Coney Barrett Doesn't Understand the Trauma of Adoption
What Amy Coney Barrett doesn’t realize is that adoption is often infinitely more difficult, expensive, dangerous and potentially traumatic than terminating a pregnancy in its early stages.
How one play sparked a confidence boost in Washington QB Taylor Heinicke
Heinicke's touchdown pass to Cam Sims in a win over the Panthers drew praise from coaches and analysts. “Ever since that throw," Heinicke said, "I've felt really good and just kind of kept on building on that.”
Physician assistants want to be called physician associates, but doctors cry foul
PAs say the new title would clarify that they work in a team and don't require oversight by M.D.s. Doctors say it obscures the fact that PAs have less education and training than physicians.
COVID, George Floyd Protests Shaped the Military's Response to Capitol Riot
In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.
How one play sparked a confidence boost in Washington QB Taylor Heinicke
Heinicke's touchdown pass to Cam Sims in a win over the Panthers drew praise from coaches and analysts. “Ever since that throw," Heinicke said, "I've felt really good and just kind of kept on building on that.”
Jan. 6 committee standoffs pose new tests for post-Trump Justice Department
Subpoenas of Jeffrey Clark, Steve Bannon and others show risks for all sides.
Oxford Copycat Threats Force Dozens of Schools to Close Across the Country
Schools have been closing across the country since the Oxford High School shooting took place on Tuesday, which killed four people and injured eight more.
Biden wants COVID-19 testing for air travelers 24 hours before overseas flights
A rare Hawaii blizzard warning is in effect while Colorado remains dry and snowless
Hawaii has flood watches and blizzard warnings in effect. Meanwhile, Colorado remains under drought conditions and has also had a record snowless year. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam discusses the rarity of these events.
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Axel Witsel on staying in football after retiring, extra training in China and the 'amazing' Erling Haaland
After playing for clubs in five different countries over a 15-year period, Axel Witsel's thoughts are starting to turn towards home.
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Joe Biden Appears to Mix Up the Six Day War With Yom Kippur War
The president made the apparent mistake during a menorah lighting celebration for Hanukkah.
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Axel Witsel: Borussia Dortmund's elder statesman
Throughout his career, Axel Witsel has played with some of the world's best footballers, including Erling Braut Haaland. The Belgian is one of Dortmund's elder statesmen and is using his experience to push the club to the next level.
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'Annie Live!' review: Celina Smith shines brighter than the Chrysler Building in NBC's live musical
A star is born in 12-year-old Celina Smith, who plays cheerful orphan Annie in "Annie Live!" The event was NBC's first live musical in three years.       
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Blizzard warnings for Hawaii as warm temperatures remain over the southern Continental US
Blizzard warnings and flood watches are issued for Hawaii as above average temperatures and sunny skies remain for the southern Continental US. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the latest.
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California’s zero-bail policy sets free 14 smash-grab robbery suspects, LAPD chief says
Los Angeles police recently arrested 14 suspects in connection with 11 "smash and grab" robberies in the city in late November – but all 14 suspects are back on the street, the city’s police chief says.
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Alec Baldwin Praises Wife for Support During 'Tough Times' After 'Rust' Tell-All
Hours after his ABC News interview, Alec Baldwin commended his wife, Hilaria, for giving him "a reason to live."
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Anthony Fauci to Appear on Fox for First Time in Weeks Amid Conservative Outrage
The interview with Fauci will air on the Fox Business Network and then later on Friday on Fox News.
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Who is Alexandra Daddario's New Fiancé Andrew Form?
Actress Alexandra Daddario has gotten engaged to producer Andrew Form, and marked the occasion by posting a sweet message for her fiancé on Instagram.
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Watch SpaceX Falcon 9 Send Satellites Into Orbit in Record-Breaking Launch
The Falcon 9 launch on Thursday, the 27th launch of 2021 for Elon Musk's SpaceX, with five more planned in what remains of the year.
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