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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A word of advice: always get the good news first.

The Good News…

The Bad News…

 
Now press play, and let’s immolate the week that was:

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Thursday – “Make 10 Feel Like 100”

Multiple women accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct#

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CEO of Wells Fargo resigns amid scandal(s)#

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature (is first musician to do so)#

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United Nations appoints Portugal’s Antonio Guterres as next Secretary-General#

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  • “Who is Antonio Guterres? Meet the UN’s next secretary general” by BBC News
  • “António Guterres, Known for Nerve and Dealmaking, Will Need Both at U.N.” by Somini Sengupta

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Haitians want you to donate to them (not the American Red Cross)#

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Wednesday – “Leaps and Bounds”

Obama: “America will take the giant leap to Mars”#

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Utah poll shows three-way tie between Clinton, Trump, and Evan McMullin#

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Putin, on hacking accusations: “hysteria”; on war crimes accusations: “rhetoric”#

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ISIS has exploding drones now…#

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  • “Pentagon Confronts a New Threat From ISIS: Exploding Drones” by Michael S. Schmidt and Eric Schmitt

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  • “When I Was Done Dying” – Dan Deacon

 

Amazon debuts Amazon Music Unlimited; Pandora launches Pandora Plus#

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Tuesday – “When Enough Is Enough”

GOP devolves into civil war after Trump’s plummet in the polls#

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Samsung pulls the (very expensive) plug on the Galaxy Note 7#

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Putin cancels trip to France after dispute over Syria peace talks#

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(A specific part of the) Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ruled unconstitutional#

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Greg Hardy is now an MMA fighter…#

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Monday – “Canadian Thanksgiving”

Post-debate (pre-apocalypse) fallout#

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Hurricane Matthew leaves thousands dead, millions in need#

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Samsung forced to stop production of Galaxy Note 7 after more fires reported#

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EU leaders brace for a “hard Brexit”#

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Facebook launches Slack-competitor ‘Workplace’#

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Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
(@brycetrudow)