There is a lot happening in the world today. Here are some of the top stories:
Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard 'wind up in Florida anyway,' advocacy organization says
- The Opinion piece covers the story of Idi Amin, a former dictator of Uganda who was welcomed into the UK after he was overthrown. It discusses the limits of a British welcome for migrants, highlighting how some people may still be at risk of persecution or persecution.
- The second article looks at the situation of some migrants who were flown to Martha's Vineyard in the US, but may still be deported to Florida. It quotes an advocacy organisation which says that this is a problem with the US immigration system.
- In the third article, NYC mayor Bill de Blasio says that the migrant issue is a 'humanitarian crisis' which requires coordinated action from the US. He also says that the Trump administration's policies are making the situation worse.
- The fourth article covers a story of two mechanics who were fined and suspended for blocking an opposing team's bike from leaving pit lane during a race.
- In the fifth article, Post Malone is said to have suffered bruised ribs after falling through a hole on stage in St. Louis.
- The sixth article discusses how Nissan is recalling more than 200,000 pick-up trucks due to a risk of them rolling away.
- The seventh article quotes Trump as saying that a GOP Senate candidate is 'kissing his ass' for his support.
- In the eighth article, we meet some of the people who have been queueing for days to see the Queen in London.
- The ninth article discusses how a storm has caused severe flooding and prompt evacuations in Alaska.
- The tenth article shows a bridge being swept away during Hurricane Fiona.
- In the eleventh article, we learn that millions of people have been told to evacuate as Typhoon Nanmadol approaches Japan.
- The twelfth article discusses how former White House aide Michael Cohen has testified that Gaetz sought a Trump pardon.
- The thirteenth article, 'The U.S. and the Holocaust', looks at how the history of the Holocaust is relevant to the present day.
- In the fourteenth article, we learn that another big rate hike is coming and that this is likely to continue happening.
- The fifteenth article discusses how the House Oversight panel has begun receiving Trump financial documents after a court settlement.
- The sixteenth article covers how Florida governor Ron DeSantis has been given a standing ovation by GOP voters after he flew migrants to Martha's Vineyard.
- In the seventeenth article, the Las Vegas Aces are said to have defeated the Connecticut Sun to capture the first WNBA title.
- The eighteenth article quotes Biden as saying that 'the pandemic is over'.
- The nineteenth article discusses how TikTok's search engine is repeatedly delivering misinformation to its users, many of whom are young.
- The twentieth article covers how Tropical Storm Madeline has formed off the western coast of Mexico.
- The twenty-first article looks at Russia's war in Ukraine.
- The twenty-second article discusses how the Black South is finally getting its due on TV.
- The twenty-third article covers how rain has helped to contain the spread of California's largest fire of the year.
- The twenty-fourth article discusses how climate change is threatening the survival of species all over the world, including the Yangtze River dolphin.
- The twenty-fifth article discusses how Canelo Alvarez has beaten Gennady Golovkin in their trilogy fight.
- The twenty-sixth article looks at how Puerto Rico is preparing for the approach of Tropical Storm Fiona, which may become a hurricane.
- The twenty-seventh article previews some of the key games taking place in the NFL this Sunday, including Tom Brady's match-up against the New Orleans Saints.
- The twenty-eighth article is a guide to some of the best haunted house events taking place around the US this Halloween.
- The twenty-ninth article discusses how the Trump administration is 'owning the libs' by disowning migrants.
- The thirtieth and final article looks at what Martha's Vineyard tells us about immigration.
Opinion: The tyranny of Idi Amin -- and limits of a British welcome
The plane carrying 193 passengers circled down over London Stansted Airport, where a cluster of journalists were waiting to document its arrival. Stepping onto the tarmac under typically gray English skies, the families clutched their scant possessions in bri…
Some migrants who were flown to Martha's Vineyard will still 'wind up in Florida anyway,' advocacy organization says
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spent taxpayers' money on flying migrants to Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts and some of those people are "still going to wind up in Florida anyway," said Domingo Garcia, the president of the League of United Latin American Citize…
NYC mayor says migrant issue is a 'humanitarian crisis' requiring 'all-hands-on-deck' coordination from the US
New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Sunday that the current migrant situation is a "humanitarian crisis created by human hands" that requires "an all-hands-on-deck moment" of coordination by the US.
In photos: Meet the people in the Queen's queue
Mourners have been packing London's streets for the chance to see Queen Elizabeth II's coffin and pay their respects. The line, aka The Queue, has stretched for several miles over four days.The path winds from Westminster Hall, where the monarch's body is lyi…
Rep. Gaetz sought Trump pardon, former White House aide testifies to Jan 6 committee
An aide to former President Donald Trump testified to the House Select Committee investigating January 6 that GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida sought a preemptive presidential pardon relating to a Justice Department investigation examining whether Gaetz violate…
'The U.S. and the Holocaust' connects a complex history to the present
Adding to Ken Burns' legacy of classy historical fare for PBS, "The U.S. and the Holocaust" is documentary filmmaking with a purpose, a three-night production that directly links undercurrents of American society that influenced the decades featured to linger…
Another big rate hike is coming. Lather. Rinse. Repeat
The Federal Reserve's upcoming meeting on Wednesday will be one for the history books. The Fed will either raise rates by three-quarters of a point for the third consecutive time, to 3%, or it will hike them by an unprecedented one full percentage point to 3.…
House Oversight panel has begun receiving Trump financial documents after court settlement
The House Oversight Committee has begun receiving financial documents from former President Donald Trump's former accounting firm, Mazars, after a deal was reached to end litigation over the documents earlier this month.
TikTok's search engine repeatedly delivers misinformation to its majority-young user base, report says
When a TikTok user searches the social media app for information on top news stories, ranging from Covid-19 vaccines to school shootings, nearly 20% of the videos presented as search results contain misinformation, according to a research report published Wed…
On TV, the Black South is finally getting its due
For decades, the blueprint for a Black show has hit similar notes -- a stable, middle class family based in New York or Los Angeles. But more recent television offerings -- from "P-Valley" and "Rap Sh!t" to "Atlanta" -- take place in the South and feature cha…
Puerto Rico braces for approaching Tropical Storm Fiona, which may strengthen into a hurricane
Tropical Storm Fiona could strengthen into a hurricane by the time it hits Puerto Rico on Sunday, bringing with it the threats of flooding and mudslides, the latest update from the National Hurricane Center said.
A scaredy-cat's guide to Halloween Horror Nights -- and other haunted house events
Spooky season is already well under way at Universal Studios in Florida, with Halloween Horror Nights taking place this month through October 31. One writer, a self-described scaredy-cat, attended the event recently and offers tips for those gearing up for ha…
Opinion: Owning the libs, disowning the migrants
Last week, Martha's Vineyard became a destination for two planes carrying about 50 migrants from Venezuela -- not because they wanted to go there but so Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, running for re-election this year, could make a political point about President…
Opinion: What Martha's Vineyard tells us about immigration
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' move to send migrants to Martha's Vineyard is not the first to bring the immigration fight to the elite summer destination, says Daniela Gerson. She has chronicled how Brazilians began arriving in the '90s and how some still call it…