“What is a club? It’s the noise, the passion, the feeling of belonging.” Saudi Arabia has bought all of that, as the ovation for Yasir Al-Rumayyan showed. From a deeply strange day in Newcastle. https://nyti.ms/30BSrZq
Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the first to be awarded the Earthshot Prize, presided over by Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, for their sustainability and conservation efforts. https://nyti.ms/3AQOtZa
China's industrial sector faltered in the past three months, as electricity problems hurt steel mills and other energy-intensive users and as real estate troubles created difficulties in construction. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/17/business/economy/china-economy-gdp.html?smid=tw-share
"The issue of whether this is a Cold War, or something quite different, lurks just beneath the escalating tensions over economic strategy, technological competition and military maneuvers — undersea, in space and in cyberspace," David Sanger writes. https://nyti.ms/3aQ1acl
Battle to commemorate a brutal Texas lynching finally gets its day in court, 91 years later https://wapo.st/3vjlv3f
Buttigieg says delay in climate action will cost lives amid reports of Manchin roadblock http://hill.cm/wQA4flA
Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 95 https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-10-18/betty-lynn-thelma-lou-andy-griffith-show-dead
Regresan las celebraciones presenciales de Día de Muertos en el sur de California: Una lista aquí https://www.latimes.com/espanol/california/articulo/2021-10-17/regresan-las-celebraciones-presenciales-de-dia-de-muertos-en-el-sur-de-california-una-lista-aqui
California: Niños bajo tutela de condado duermen en el suelo https://www.latimes.com/espanol/california/articulo/2021-10-17/california-ninos-bajo-tutela-de-condado-duermen-en-el-suelo
Dodgers channeling their inner Dave Roberts with aggressive NLCS baserunning https://www.latimes.com/sports/dodgers/story/2021-10-17/dodgers-inner-dave-roberts-stolen-bases-braves-nlcs
Christopher Steele defended claims made in his report that Russian officials held compromising information on the former President https://cnn.it/3pdYsFU
Comedian Jon Stewart sounds a note of hope amid a divisive political landscape telling @jaketapper, “we still have time” to save US democracy.
He adds, however, that we are seeing, "unfortunately, the messiness of democracy is oftentimes one of its greatest weak points.”
Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg says America needs both pieces of spending legislation Democrats are currently debating in Congress.
"America needs both of those...not only to make sure we have the right infrastructure but to make sure life gets better in this country."
Former President Clinton, who's being treated for an infection, is expected to be discharged from the hospital Sunday, his spokesperson says
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A look into why the dating-and-marriage storyline appeals to audiences who are increasingly opting out of the tradition
OPINION: Now is the moment to prepare for joint international action to prevent further chaos in Ethiopia and to focus diplomacy on a comprehensive settlement for the country
A Ukrainian oligarch bought a Midwestern factory and let it rot. U.S. prosecutors say the decaying plant was part of a broader scheme to hide millions in stolen dollars across the American Midwest https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/10/17/ukrainian-oligarch-midwestern-factory-town-dirty-money-american-heartland-michel-kleptocracy-515948
The Taliban win in Afghanistan has boosted militants in neighboring Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban have become emboldened in tribal areas along the border, in areas that they previously lost in an offensive by Pakistan's military. By @Kathygannon http://apne.ws/s3yiKeT
Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new cases have plummeted after a mid-August peak that nearly reached 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now below 100. http://apne.ws/PKaYB6S
NFL injuries: Kareem Hunt and Baker Mayfield joined the list of banged-up Browns, and Dak Prescott hurt his right calf on the last play of Dallas' win at New England.
You ready? The men's preseason AP Top 25 college basketball poll will be released Monday at noon Eastern.
The last poll release was in March, before the tournament, and it is also where the new poll will be posted 👇
Marketmind: Optimism for the third-quarter earnings season has provided a timely boost for equity markets, which flirted with correction territory in September.
A look at the day ahead from @JulienReuters https://reut.rs/2Z0wZws
.@ByNateDavis singles out Kyler Murray and the undefeated Arizona Cardinals in the 32 things we learned from Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season. https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/columnist/nate-davis/2021/10/17/nfl-week-6-32-things-we-learned-2021/8499083002/
Shopping for groceries should be an easy task, but scarcity on some products are leaving customers frustrated. Here's a few items to watch out for. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2021/10/15/grocery-shortage-toilet-paper-coffee-chicken-hard-find/8455259002/
Wedding bells are ringing for our favorite punk couple, @kourtneykardash and @travisbarker. 🖤🌹https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2021/10/17/kourtney-kardashian-travis-barker-engagement-beach-proposal/8503898002/
Janneke Parrish, who said she was fired Thursday, is one of the co-founders of an employee group that opened an #AppleToo website and began publishing former and current Apple employees' stories about harassment and discrimination on Medium.