Good morning! It’s Tuesday Oct. 18, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:
📱 [Trending] this morning
In a tightly controlled lab, the researchers created what may be the most potent COVID-19 strain ever.
📅 What we’re watching
🔴 The Major League Baseball Championship Series begins with Philadelphia Phillies at the San Diego Padres.
🔴 The 2022/2023 NBA season begins. But they’ll do it without the jersey number 6, in honor of 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell, who died in July.
🔴 The Chinese Communist Party continues its five-yearly National Congress, where President Xi Jinping is expected to be selected as China’s top leader for a third term, and possibly for life.
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