Welcome to today's edition of the news. In today's headlines, we have reports of Ukrainian forces encircling Russian soldiers near Donetsk, a new horror film promotion that is sure to creep you out, and the return of a stolen manuscript that dates back 1,000 years. We also have an update on the search for survivors of a plane crash in Washington, and a look at what's streaming in October. So be sure to stay with us for all the latest news.
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1.The Ukraine military has encircled Russian forces near Donetsk, in a move that could overshadow Moscow's annexation of the region.
2. A new horror film is being promoted with creepy smiles at a baseball game.
3. The bodies of six passengers have been recovered from a float plane that crashed into Mutiny Bay, Washington.
4. A look at what's streaming in October.
5. UK Conservative Party Leader Liz Truss faces her party faithful after a disastrous week. Many fear defeat looms at the next election.
6. A Tesla robot slowly walks on stage at an AI event.
7. An opinion piece on the staggering toll of the constant state of emergency.
8. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pivots from political battles in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.
9. A manuscript that was stolen in 1917 has been returned to its rightful owners.
10. A Listeria outbreak has led to a recall of cheeses sold at a dozen retailers.
11. San Francisco is renaming a street after a man whose death shed light on the rise of anti-Asian hate.
12. How Spam became cool again.
13. Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 98th birthday.
14. A report finds widespread sexual harassment on Australia's Antarctic research bases.
15. South Korean President warns North over nuclear program.
16. Two concussions don't always add up to second impact syndrome.
17. As Hurricane Ian continues to weaken farther inland, recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina.
18. A man is fatally slashed during a dispute on a New York City subway train.
19.An opinion piece on the Supreme Court's legitimacy being in danger.
20. A look at the Disney+ sequel 'Hocus Pocus 2'.
21. Credit card interest rates are climbing. Here's how to tackle your debt.
22. The Los Angeles Unified School District says the cybercriminals behind a ransomware attack plan to release hacked data.
23. Amid global turmoil, superyachts are selling more than ever. Here's why.
24. As Brazil prepares to vote, a look at the candidates Bolsonaro and Lula.
25. The world's most spectacular airport is about to double in size.
26. Disney pulls its content from Dish and Sling TV over rate disagreement.
27. California Governor Gavin Newsom signs bill limiting the use of rap lyrics as evidence in criminal proceedings.
28. The steps of a Russian Orthodox cathedral in New York are splashed with red paint.
29. In the lone Texas gubernatorial debate, candidates Abbott and O'Rourke clash over gun restrictions.
Ukraine encircles Russian forces near Donetsk, overshadowing Moscow's annexation of the region
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Bodies of 6 passengers have been recovered a month after float plane crashed into Mutiny Bay, Washington
Six bodies have been recovered one month after a float plane carrying 10 people, including a child, crashed into Mutiny Bay in Washington last month, according to Island County Emergency Management.
Liz Truss faces her party faithful after a disastrous week. Many Conservatives fear defeat looms at UK's next election
Liz Truss' first full week as British Prime Minister has not been an easy one. It began with the pound crashing to its lowest level in decades following her government's mini-budget last Friday. It ended with her meeting the UK's independent financial forecas…
Opinion: The staggering toll of this constant state of emergency
The constant state of emergency that is life in Puerto Rico has taken an enormous toll on the population's mental health, writes Brenda Rivera-García. The situation calls for more support at every level on the island to cope with the crisis, she says.
Long covid: What science has learned about the loss of smell and taste
Most people recover their sense of smell and taste after Covid-19. But not all do. Some continue to struggle with the inability to smell or taste at all, while others have only partially recovered. Here's what we know so far about why.
As Ian continues to weaken farther inland, recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina
As post-tropical cyclone Ian moves inland across North Carolina early Saturday, communities in Florida and South Carolina are recovering after the deadly storm brought torrential rain, powerful winds and cataclysmic flooding over the course of three terrifyin…
It'll cast a spell on you: Disney+ sequel 'Hocus Pocus 2' is magical
A Disney+ sequel to the classic Halloween movie is magical. Plus, check out a new Marilyn Monroe biopic, "Blonde," a new stand-up comedy special from "Insecure" star Yvonne Orji and a new album from Björk -- which is all about mushrooms.
Cybercriminals behind ransomware attack plan to release hacked data, Los Angeles Unified School District says
The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second largest in the nation, said Friday that cybercriminals who targeted it with a ransomware attack plan to release some of the hacked data online.
Abbott and O'Rourke clash over gun restrictions in lone Texas gubernatorial debate
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke clashed over gun restrictions in a debate Friday night, with O'Rourke claiming that Abbott blames "everybody else" for mass shootings while "misleading this state."