REPUBLICANS IN DEAD HEAT AFTER DEBATE No one seems to be able to pick a true winner after Tuesday night's GOP debate, but people can point to a few losers. Take a look at the top moments from the debate and how the immigration debate played out on stage. [Scott Conroy, HuffPost]
SECURITY FEARS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI The campus is on edge after several racially charged threats on social media. [Nick Visser and Tyler Kingdale, HuffPost]
TODAY IS 'SINGLE'S DAY' The Chinese online retail giant Alibaba encourages all the single folks to buy something for themselves every year on November 11. This made them $5 billion in the first 90 minutes, so we understand the marketing pitch. [USA Today]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV AND SABMILLER CLOSE DEAL The final cost for the beer super merger? $105 billion. [NYT]
ANOTHER STEP TOWARD DEMOCRACY IN MYANMAR "Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won her parliamentary seat, official results showed Wednesday, leading a near total sweep by her party that will give the country its first government in decades that isn't under the military's sway." She has since asked for a meeting with the military in the hope of a "national reconciliation." [AP]
END OF TIPPING AT JOE'S CRAB SHACK Making it the first major chain to raise servers' wages and eliminate tipping. [Alana Horowitz Satlin, HuffPost]
INSIDE MICHAEL PHELPS' COMEBACK "For almost five days in the fall of 2014, the most decorated Olympian in history lay curled in a fetal position in his Baltimore home, crestfallen and fearful, embarrassed at his behavior and uncertain of his future." [Sports Illustrated]
THE FIRST TRAILER FOR 'FINDING DORY' IS HERE We could not be more excited to just keep swimming. [Newsweek]
GISELE PEELS BACK THE LAYERS OF HER MARRIAGE And talks finding out Tom Brady had knocked up his ex-girlfriend. [HuffPost]
WHY YOU SHOULD BE AFRAID OF AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS COMBO Scratch that -- terrified. [Motherboard]
THE CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY FOLKS ARE AT IT AGAIN This time, with the mysterious eight gifts of Hanukkah -- what will thousands of people receive this year? [Cards Against Humanity]
STEPHENIE MEYER'S NEW TV SHOW PROBABLY WILL FEATURE MORE VAMPIRES We'll never be done with the "Twilight" saga. [Vanity Fair]
BEHIND THE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN TODAY'S DIRECTORS "When it comes to the issue of diversity in Hollywood, non-white women are the proverbial canaries in the coalmine. A meaningful commitment to inclusion will mean they are hired regularly, along with white women and men of color. Their near-absence hints at much deeper institutional problems in the TV industry." [Variety]
UBER AND LYFT OFFERING FREE RIDES FOR VETS Headed to their next job interview. [HuffPost]
ON THE BLOG
'WHY MY HUSBAND DOESN'T POST ABOUT ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA' "He doesn't need to tell the world about his love for me, because he already does it with his actions. You know that old saying 'actions speak louder than words?' It's not a saying for no reason." [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
~ Celebrities in pajamas is a thing now. If only this was universally acceptable...
~ These animals have a name for their moms too.
~ According to Miss World, China is targeting her.
~ A quest for the most airline legroom.
~ You can now surmise what you will from this leaked page of the script for season six of "Game of Thrones."
~ Nick Jonas is still waiting for E.T. to phone home.
~ Why The New York Times virtual reality experiment was a success.
~ The photos that capture the inherent joy at the end of a wedding.
~ A sneak peek at the upcoming Victoria's Secret fashion show.
~ Explaining all the Catholics in sci-fi.
~ And happy Veterans Day. Thank you to all who have served.
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