Every Monday-Thursday, The Evening Commute gives you “The Top 5 stories to break while your 9-5 was breaking you; set to 5 tunes that’ll help put you back together.”

Every Sunday, we compile the week that was in a series we call The Weak Ender.

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Usually, Fridays and Saturday are the gumbo of the news cycle, the hodgepodged result composed of four days’ refuse simmered to its most digestible and spiced with overbearing seasonings. This late in the election season though, you’d be remiss if you didn’t supplement this week’s Weak Ender with the following:

 
Now, onto what the week that was…

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Thursday – “Collision Damage”

1 dead and over 100 injured in Hoboken train crash#

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Congress passes stopgap bill, shutdown averted (for now)#

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Trump’s “Castro Connection” uncovered#

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India launches “surgical strike” in Kashmir, Pakistan not happy#

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It looks like Spotify is going to buy Soundcloud#

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Wednesday – “Baadhi Wasiwasi”

Children and teacher injured in elementary school shooting; teenage suspect in custody#

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  • “Townville Elementary School shooting in South Carolina: what we know” by German Lopez
  • “A shooting has taken place in ______, leaving ______ dead” by Theodor Seuss Geisel

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“The police did it again, ya’ll; they shot another unarmed black person”#

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AB InBev just bought SABMiller for $103 billion (will now make 1/3 of world’s beer)#

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Congress rejects Obama’s veto; 9/11 Lawsuit Bill becomes law#

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Jon Favreau is going to resurrect Mufasa for a live-action Lion King#

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Tuesday – “National Voter Registration Day”

62% of Americans think Hillary won last night’s debate (they are correct)#

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Elon Musk unveils SpaceX’s plan to colonize Mars#

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Senate shuts down stopgap bill that would prevent government shutdown#

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  • “Democrats see stopgap spending bill as best chance to get funding for Flint water crisis” by Kelsey Snell

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Yahoo under fire for ‘unacceptable’ delay in discovering 2014 hack#

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Obama appoints first US ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years#

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Monday – “Countdown to Armageddon”

The debate starts at 9pm (and you have no excuse not to watch)#

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Dozens of airstrikes hit Aleppo after Syrian ceasefire breaks down#

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Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87#

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Violent crime and murder rates up, still nowhere near as bad as the 90’s#

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Disney is putting together a bid to buy Twitter#

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See you on the Metro,
Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
(@brycetrudow)