DONALD TRUMP’S HORRIBLE, NO GOOD WEEK Pundits are calling last week Trump’s “worst week.” Here are the biggest questions from thetax bombshell this weekend, as well as where the campaign goes from here. [Bloomberg]
UNCERTAINTY IN COLOMBIA “Colombians rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President Juan Manuel Santos’ dream of ending the 52-year war. The surprise victory for the ‘no’ camp ― by less than half a percentage point ― was likely to shatter a sense of international jubilation ― from the White House to the Vatican ― at what appeared to be the end of the longest-running conflict in the Americas.” [Reuters]
THE NEXT FIGHT OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT What will happen after Election Day to the ACA. [NYT]
KIM KARDASHIAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT In her Paris hotel room by two thieves disguised as police officers, who made off with millions in jewelry. [Ed Mazza, HuffPost]
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ON THE FIVE DAYS THAT SHAPED HIS PRESIDENCY From Cuba to the BP oil spill. [New York Magazine]
BOY FATALLY INJURED IN SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL SHOOTING TO HAVE SUPERHERO FUNERAL Six-year-old Jacob Hall died of his injuries Saturday. [Nina Golgowski, HuffPost]
‘THE CHILDREN WHO SAW TOO MUCH’ Melissa Jeltson’s must-read on kids of abuse trying to break the cycle at Camp HOPE. [Melissa Jeltson, HuffPost]
WANT TO FEEL OLD? Here’s what the high school class of 2020 doesn’t know. [BuzzFeed]
WHEN YOU GIVE THE WORLD’S YOUNGEST DICTATOR AN UNEXPECTED HOUSE CALL Things happen. [BuzzFeed]
AFTER AN EXPLOSION IN CENTRAL PARK, A QUEST FOR ANSWERS Kevin Golden wants to know why his son lost a leg in July. [NYT]
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REGRET DONATING A KIDNEY “But I’d be lying if I said I don’t get anxious about it. I feel vulnerable. Sometimes I can think of nothing but my remaining kidney.” [WaPo]
SO, REMEMBER THAT TIME NETFLIX SAID HALF OF ITS CONTENT WOULD BE ORIGINAL? That gets easier when the streaming service gets rid of a boatload of content ― reportedly up to half of its streaming library. [Vulture]
IN CASE YOU WEREN’T ALREADY CONVINCED ANGELINA JOLIE HAD POLITICAL AMBITIONS She hired the real-life Olivia Pope to tackle her divorce from Brad Pitt. [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
~ Yes, you’ll read this analysis of Princess Charlotte’s sweater.
~ The world’s most beautiful people have a new bundle of joy: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcomed their second child last week.
~ Netflix went down this weekend, which is the 2016 version of the apocalypse.
~ “In your phone, in their air” ― the graphite coating everything in Chinese villages.
~ The MLB playoff teams are set. (St. Louis didn’t make it. We’re only slightly devastated this October.)
~ These stealth police vehicles just upped your chances of getting caught speeding.
~ This BuzzFeed Blue Apron investigation uncovers the underbelly of your meal kit.
~ Apparently a barrel with $1.5 million worth of gold flakes is a thing people leave on the backs of trucks to get stolen these days.
~ Vulture breaks down how Netflix manages to make superhero shows that well ... aren’t overbloated underwhelming blockbusters.
~ LeBron James gave Business Insider his Hillary Clinton endorsement exclusively, and somewhere Derek Jeter and The Players’ Tribune are stewing.