- Politics Associated Press
It wasn't too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as "power grabs" and a "basic disaster." He's switched sides in a big way: In each year of his presidency, he has issued more executive orders than did former President Barack Obama during the same time span. He surpassed Obama's third-year total just recently. Back in 2012, Trump had tweeted: "Why Is @BarackObama constantly issuing executive orders that are major power grabs of authority?" That criticism continued once he entered the presidential race. "The country wasn't based on executive orders," Trump said at a South Carolina campaign stop in February 2016.
- World Quartz
At least not since Jolly Joseph reportedly confessed, earlier this month, to killing her mother-in-law by lacing her bowl of mutton soup with cyanide. Since 2002, the forty-seven-year-old has allegedly killed five others in her husband Roy Thomas's extended family, including Thomas himself. Joseph's arrest on Oct. 5 and reported confession has left Kerala stunned, not only because serial killings are a rarity in these parts but also because, in a state wallowing in machismo, a woman's the perpetrator.
- U.S. Associated Press
A group of Detroit-area men opened bank accounts to move millions of dollars to Yemen, their war-torn native country. One by one, U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn declined to send them to prison, despite guidelines that call for a few years or more behind bars. The Detroit area is believed to have the highest U.S. population of Yemenis, a demographic that has risen amid war in Yemen that has killed tens of thousands of people and left millions more with food and health care shortages.
- Politics HuffPost
He liked at least one tweet that suggested invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.
- Celebrity People
Emma Stone, Kris Jenner & More at Jennifer Lawrence's Wedding to Cooke Maroney