President Obama will travel to Roseburg, Oregon Friday to meet with the families of the shooting victims at Umpqua Community College. Nine people were killed and nine others injured in the massacre last week. President Obama expressed frustration over the frequency of mass shootings and said its an issue that should be politicized
President Obama declares a major disaster in South Carolina. As search and rescue teams scoured apartment buildings and homes almost completely submerged Monday, officials said the death toll from record-breaking rainfall rose to 13 throughout both South and North Carolina. Sunday was the wettest day in the history of Columbia, and only five days into the month it is now the wettest October on record in Charleston.
The Coast Guard announced late Monday they have covered more than 160,000 square nautical miles in their search for El Faro - the cargo ship with 33 people on board that disappeared while Hurricane Joaquin raged near the Bermuda Triangle. Officials confirmed the worst earlier in the day, announcing the ship sank in 15,000 feet of water. One person's remains were spotted but not recovered, as rescuers were being called to other reports of signs of life, Coast Guard officials said during a news conference.
--The NTSB is a sending a team to investigate the incident. They departing for Florida from Washington's Reagan National airport Tuesday morning.
FANTASY FOOTBALL SCANDAL
Allegations akin to insider trading for employees at popular fantasy football sites DraftKings and FanDuel. The New York Times says a DraftKings worker leaked information about players being used most frequently in fantasy lineups. The worker in question won $350,000 at rival site FanDuel that same week.
NFL OWNERS MEETING
A return to Los Angeles for the NFL will top the agenda in New York as team owners begin two days of meetings Tuesday.
CA RIGHT TO DIE
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday making California the fifth state in the nation to recognize a right to die for terminally ill patients, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider "what I would want in the face of my own death."
Edward Snowden says he's offered to return to the United States and go to jail for leaking details of National Security Agency programs. The former NSA contractor flew to Moscow two years ago after revealing information about the previously secret eavesdropping powers, and faces U.S. charges that could land him in prison for up to 30 years. Snowden told the BBC that he'd "volunteered to go to prison with the government many times," but had not received a formal plea-deal offer.
KY PYTHON ATTACK
A Kentucky man is in critical condition after being attacked by a large python at a reptile shop.
- In her first national campaign ad Hillary Clinton uses House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's own words against him. The 30-second spot titled "Admit" - beign released Tuesday - is the latest move by Clinton's campaign to highlight McCarthy's remark made last week on Fox News about how the committee investigating Benghazi and her email has led to a drop in her poll numbers. Clinton's campaign claims this is proof that the Benghazi probe was set up to destroy her campaign. Clinton will be in Iowa Tuesday.
- Republicans Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal will also campaign in Iowa Tuesday.
Republican Jason Chaffetz admits he'll likely fail in his effort to be the next Speaker of the House. But he tells ABC News he wants to give conservatives an option.
An investigation into the Secret Service has reopened. This after the agency's director changed his story about when he learned agents improperly accessed information on a congressman. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy says he was mistaken when the said he learned agents allegedly looked up sensitive information about Congressman Jason Chaffetz a week earlier than previously stated.
An Amtrak passenger said he heard a "really heavy thud" as a train derailed over an embankment near Northfield, Vermont, Monday morning, injuring seven people. "The car was shaking from side to side and I could tell something was going off the tracks," Ian Turpin, from Brooklyn, New York, told ABC News. Then the train screeched to a halt, he said. Train 55 -- the Vermonter -- was traveling from St. Albans, Vermont, to Washington, D.C., when it derailed after striking a rock slide on the tracks. A total of five train cars derailed. The preliminary cause of the derailment from a rock slide in the path of the train. The four passengers who were sent to the hospital have since been released.
An American Airlines pilot died in flight Monday morning. AA flight 550 with 147 passengers and a crew of 5 diverted to Syracuse, New York because of pilot illness. The Airbus A320 was scheduled to fly from Phoenix to Boston. It landed in Syracuse at 7:13am where it was met by an ambulance, according to a liveatc.net recording. American says it is “incredibly saddened” by this incident and is focusing on taking care of the family members and crew involved.
YouTube celebrity Caleb Logan Bratayley has died from an "undetected medical condition," his family said in a statement. The 13-year-old’s mother wrote on Instagram that he died Thursday of natural causes.
McDonald's all-day breakfast menu is finally here. With more than 120,000 tweets asking for it in the past year, all-day breakfast is the No. 1 request from customers, according to the company.
GLUTEN FREE CHEERIOS
General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios that may contain wheat. The company says wheat flour may have been accidentally been added to the gluten-free oat flour system at a facility in Lodi, CA.
The baseball playoffs begin. The New York Yankees host the Houston Astros from the one-and-done elimination American League Wild Card game Tuesday night. The winner goes on to play the Kansas City Royals in the AL Division Series.