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Headlines edition

Wednesday headlines: This needs to be reversed.

The investigation into yesterday's attack in New York expands overseas. Officials caution against talk of a bigger plot. Of minor interest: What happens when reporters on the street encounter an eyewitness.

Defiant New Yorkers enjoyed Halloween anyway. So did the Dodgers, forcing a deciding game seven for the World Series.

While Paul Manafort's ghost haunts the White House, here’s some good analysis with 10 takeaways from Mueller’s opening gambit.

What it's like to report from the Secretary of Defense's roving, everything-proof, $250,000-per-hour plane.

New airport security trays warn California passengers not to travel elsewhere with their legal cannabis.

Science fact of the day: it snows titanium dioxide—i.e., sunscreen—on exoplanet Kepler-13Ab.

“Abuse of power comes as no surprise.” An open letter signed by artist bigwigs in the wake of Knight Landesman, the art world's Harvey Weinstein.

New York gets 50,000 Barbara Kruger-designed Metro cards as part of a November arts biennial.

“It’s irresponsible and dangerous, especially when white supremacists feel emboldened, to make fighting to maintain slavery sound courageous.” Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter and others respond to John Kelly’s latest comments praising Robert E. Lee.

Since Hurricane Maria, celebrity chef José Andrés has fed more people in Puerto Rico than any single agency.

In case you didn't know, US troops conduct nearly 10 missions per day on the African continent.

“Adichie’s over-reach is again bigger than her. It is a consequence of a growing culture of stanning. Adichie has been steeped in a celebrity culture that has created the Beyhive – which functions as an emotional bodyguard for the singer; and she has been embraced and championed by the black girl magic movement.” An interesting look at the problematic celebrity of novelist/spokeswoman Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Cape Town’s water shortage has officially escalated to the level of a disaster.

"This needs to be reversed." The last time atmospheric CO2 was this high, the seas were 65 feet higher.

For some inspiration, a pair of French “adaptive surfers”—a man who lost half his leg in a shark attack, and a guy who lost an arm when a tree fell on him—demonstrate how to catch waves despite physical challenges.

Bands can't even sell out anymore, when producers undercut rates and sell fake version of their songs for ads.

Canadian composer Mark Korven, who specializes in scary movies (X-Files, Cube, The Witch), built a special sound machine to pluck, bow, and hit metal rulers; spin squeaky hurdy-gurdys; and e-bow single strings.

Dennis Mahoney’s excellent round-up of lesser-known horror films to thrill and disturb you for your post-Halloween cinema.

ハッピーハロウィン. Halloween has become Japan's second-biggest event after Christmas; total spending reached $1.2 billion in 2016.