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More Suspicious Packages: More suspicious packages were found in the mail for a total of at least 10 suspected bombs or devices, and the FBI says there could be more. Most recently, they were addressed to former VP Joe Biden and actor Robert De Niro. The FBI thinks some came through a Florida mail facility, and they're looking for the person(s) behind it. No one has been hurt.
Read more: AP, WSJ
Saudi Plot Update: Saudi prosecutors now say the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated. That's a change from when Saudi officials first denied he died, then said it was an accident.
Read more: Reuters, The Washington Post
Ford Recall: Ford is recalling 1.5 million Ford Focus 2012-2018 model cars for an issue that can cause the car to stall. Ford will fix the issue for free.
Read more: NBC News
Flavored E-Cigs: Tobacco giant Altria says it'll stop selling flavored e-cigs and other products. It comes as the FDA investigates the industry for possibly marketing to minors.
Read more: NYT, The Hill
World Series Update: The Boston Red Sox are leading the series so far 2-0, but game 3 is tonight! The LA Dodgers still have a chance...
Read more: ESPN (game schedule), Yahoo Sports, The Washington Post
Michael Jordan + eSports: A basketball legend is getting into a new type of game: eSports! Michael Jordan invested in the parent company of "Team Liquid," which Forbes says is the third most valuable eSports company in the world.
Read more: TechCrunch, Bloomberg, Forbes, CBS Sports
AI Art Auction: The first piece of art made by artificial intelligence just sold for $432,500! It was expected to go for less than $10,000.
Read more: USA Today
Clueless, Sabrina Remakes: There's reportedly a Clueless remake in the works. It's not clear yet if the past cast will have a part in it. Also, today Netflix releases a new adaptation of the 90s sitcom, Sabrina the Teenage Witch (called Chilling Adventures of Sabrina).
Read more: Clueless Deadline / Sabrina EW