--The third and final presidential debate: Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton again invited guests designed to rile the rival: Trump invited, among others, Malik Obama, the President's half-brother, to sit in the audience. Clinton again invited Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a "Shark Tank" personality.
-- Wikileaks has now released more than 21,000 alleged emails from Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. ABC News has not confirmed the authenticity of the emails. In Wednesday's batch, emails from Clinton adviser Neera Tanden to Podesta show her frustration with Clinton. In the wake of Clinton saying she was more of a moderate than a progressive last September, Clinton’s closest aides expressed worry: “She doesn’t seem to know what planet we are all living in on at the moment,” Tanden, who headed the liberal organization Center for American Progress but wasn’t on the campaign’s payroll, wrote.
-- Ivanka Trump, the elder daughter of Donald Trump, said her father will accept the result of the presidential election “either way,” despite repeatedly saying that this year’s vote and the system in general are “rigged.” “He’ll either win or he won’t win, and I believe he will accept the outcome either way,” Ivanka Trump said at the Fortune magazine Most Powerful Women Summit.
-- President Obama is campaigning for Clinton in Miami Gardens Thursday. First Lady Michelle Obama on the stump in Phoenix.
-- Donald Trump is campaigning in Ohio.
The battle for Mosul continues. Iraqi troops are pushing forward in the offensive to re-take Mosul from ISIS, the battle now in its fourth day. The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the fight could take months, and will likely feature periods of fierce combat.
Russia says it will hold a “humanitarian pause” in Aleppo, Syria today to allow rebel fighters and civilians to leave the besieged city. The Russian defense ministry says from 1am till 9amET, Russian and Syrian government forces will halt all fire and all airstrikes and will open 2 corridors for rebel fighters to exit the eastern side of the city, with 6 other corridors opened for civilians.
PRECIP OUTLOOK - HFR 11AM EDT
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center will host a media teleconference to announce the U.S. temperature and precipitation outlook for winter – December through February – and to discuss the latest forecast for La Niña and how that might influence this winter season. The Climate Prediction Center reissued a La Niña watch after discontinuing it last month, citing new model data and more favorable trends toward its formation in late fall or early winter. Giving people the information to protect themselves is key to NOAA’s effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation.
ZIKA TRAVEL WARNING
The CDC is strengthening its Florida travel recommendations for pregnant women, creating for the first time two color-coded risk categories. It is also updating its recommendations for testing of pregnant women who have lived in, traveled to, or had unprotected sex with someone who lived in or traveled to any area of Miami-Dade County.
A powerful and fiery natural gas explosion rocked a busy Portland, Oregon, shopping district Wednesday, injuring eight people. Three firefighters, two police officers and three civilians were hurt. The blast destroyed a building housing a bagel shop and a beauty salon -- blowing out windows of another building. The utility said a construction crew hit a gas line, and crews quickly got everyone out of the building.
TRUMP AND CLINTON AT KEYNOTE NY DINNER
The 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York hosts keynote speakers 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. The Foundation aims to 'bring hope to the neediest children of the Archdiocese of New York, regardless of race, creed, or color.
GOOGLE PIXELS TO SHIP
Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones start shipping following their launch at an event in California earlier this month. They are the first phones designed and made entirely by Google, which until now has partnered with other companies to produce phones running Google's Android operating system.s
Tesla announcing that all vehicles it produces in its factory will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver.
They're called the 'Great ShakeOut' earthquake drills - the world's largest, with nearly 10 million people due to take part around the world. Official ShakeOut Regions located around the world: across the U.S. - led by California - plus parts of Canada, New Zealand, and Italy.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE YARDS SIGNS GONE?
If you’ve noticed fewer Trump/Pence and Clinton/Kaine campaign signs adorning your neighbors’ yards, you’re not alone. And it might not just be your imagination. As technology has shifted toward social media and direct email campaigning, while the old tried-and-true methods of boosting a candidate’s name recognition are falling away, one by one. Could the end be near for the political yard sign?
CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
Top country acts of the last year are honored at the 7th annual live TV special tonight. This year's honorees are Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett, while Kelsea Ballerini receives the second annual Breakout Artist of the Year award and Shania Twain receives the Artist of a Lifetime award, making her the first female recipient.
CLEVELAND WINS ALCS
The Cleveland Indians go to the World Series, beating Toronto 3-0 in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series.