The apocalypse is here (and other news)

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Here’s a recap of this week. Just click the story to read on!

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  • Trump called the government’s response to Hurricane Maria an ‘incredible success.’ Almost 3,000 people died.

  • The Irish Government said Trump’s upcoming visit was not happening. The White House said it might still happen.

  • The Trump administration put almost $10 million of FEMA funds to ICE.

  • Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon goes head to head with NY Governor Andrew Cuomo this week in the state’s Gubernatorial election.

  • Trump denied the fact that almost 3,000 people died in Hurricane Maria.

Pop culture

  • Nicki Minaj and Cardi B got into a brawl during NYFW. Nicki is ‘mortified.’

  • Serena Williams was punished for rightfully snapping at the umpire of her final US Open match.

  • Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas revealed their engagement photo.

  • Mac Miller was found dead of a possible (but unconfirmed) overdose.

  • Kanye said he would teach a class at the Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago said he would not.

  • Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck are out as Superman and Batman.

  • AHS Apocalypse is back. The apocalypse is here.


  • The author of the guide on ‘How to Murder your Husband’ was arrested for allegedly murdering her husband.

  • Apple had a big unveiling of new products and capabilities.

  • India’s Supreme Court struck down the country’s ban on gay sex.

  • A Dallas police officer has been arrested after she killed a man in his apartment, thinking it was her apartment.

  • About 20,000 pallets of water were delivered to Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but were unused. Nobody knows why.

Science says...

  • Hurricane Florence is a-comin’ to the coast of the Carolinas. Mass evacuations have taken place. Track the storm here.

  • The FDA is cracking down on e-cigarettes like Juul, giving them 60 days to prove they can keep their products out of minors’ hands.

  • Scientists are looking at Jupiter’s magnetic field right now. It’s weird.

  • Scientists confirmed this week that milk does, in fact, help your body.

  • A new report estimates that cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year

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