Tuesday's Morning Email: University of Missouri President Resigns Amid Racial Tension

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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI PRESIDENT OUT President Tim Wolfe stepped down yesterday after students and faculty called for his resignation following his handling of racial tensions at the University of Missouri. Students are divided by his resignation, but the Mizzou football team is ecstatic. And check out this timeline of the tumultous events on campus. [Tyler Kingdale and Travis Waldron, HuffPost]

JOIN US FOR THE GOP DEBATE TONIGHT Take a look at what you should be watching for, and expect some Bush-Rubio fireworks. [HuffPost]

OBAMA DEALT ANOTHER BLOW TO IMMIGRATION PLAN "A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to keep on hold President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration -- nearly a year after he announced it as a backstop measure to Congress' failure to enact comprehensive immigration reform." [Christian Farias, HuffPost]

CNN: AIRPORT SECURITY IN QUESTION "U.S. homeland security officials are working to address aviation security vulnerabilities that come from more than 900,000 people whose jobs allow them largely unfettered access behind the scenes at the nation's airports." [CNN]

WHAT A $170.4 MILLION PAINTING LOOKS LIKE It fell $9 million short of the auction record for art. Take a look at some of the most expensive art sales in the last decade. [AP]

IMAGINING A WORLD WITHOUT BABY HITLER In case Jeb Bush was successful in his time travel. [WaPo]

UKRAINE: THE FRONTLINE OF CYBERWARFARE "The intrusion heralded a new era in Ukraine that showed how geopolitical confrontation with Russia could give rise to a nebulous new cabal of cyber foes, bent on undermining and embarrassing authorities trying to break with the Kremlin." [WSJ]

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YOU DON'T WANT TO READ THIS EXPOSE ON AIRPLANE MAINTENANCE "In the last decade, most of the big U.S. airlines have shifted major maintenance work to places like El Salvador, Mexico, and China, where few mechanics are F.A.A. certified and inspections have no teeth." [Vanity Fiar]

WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY BUSTS RUSSIANS FOR WIDESPREAD DOPING None of their track and field athletes may be able to compete in 2016. [AP]

PRESIDENT OBAMA NOW HAS HIS OWN FACEBOOK PAGE If only we could become friends... [NYT]

THE VA STILL CAN'T FIX A 'GLITCH' THAT'S RESULTING IN 29,000 VETS WITHOUT CARE "It's been seven months since top officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs learned that tens of thousands of combat vets were being denied VA health care enrollment because of a computer system error. Not much has changed." [HuffPost]

SHONDA RHIMES LOST OVER 100 POUNDS And basically runs ABC -- what can't this woman do? [HuffPost]

SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO IS GETTING RID OF ITS KILLER WHALE SHOW Attendance has fallen after the documentary "Blackfish." [HuffPost]


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THE APP TO HELP YOU FIGURE OUT YOUR VIEWS ON DYING "Cake, as in 'a piece of cake,' is a website and soon-to-launch app that asks people a series of yes-or-no questions about the end of their lives in order to help them think about certain issues, plans and needs. The topics include funeral preferences and financial planning, as well as whether there are places people want to see before dying and how satisfied they would be with their relationships if they died tomorrow." [HuffPost]


'WHY WOMEN LEAVE' "They feel terrible about it. It tears their heart out of them. But they do it. They rally their courage and their resources and they leave. Women leave men with whom they have children, homes and lives." [HuffPost]


~ Of course, Drake was spotted dancing the "Hotline Bling" at an NBA game.

~ The cheapest states to raise your family.

~ Perfect your pie-slicing skills before Thanksgiving.

~ Everybody is in love with this holiday ad -- we cried. No joke.

~ One photographer's tracking of an Italian crime syndicate.

~ This Bill Nye meme is everything.

~ These UFO clouds look like we're going to be beamed up any second.

~ And covers that just might be better than the original.

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