President Obama stood with an Ebola survivor and health care workers who recently returned from treating patients in West Africa, in an effort to fight the stigma about their health. He called them “heroes” and said he was “frustrated” by the recommendations of some officials. USA TODAY
2. WORLD SERIES
THE WIN: The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7. Check out the thrilling final play: WATCH
RIOTS? The Giants’ win set-off a big celebration that got a little out of control. At least two people were shot, but are expected to survive. There have been a handful of arrests
A Long Island man decapitated his mother, a college professor at Farmingdale, and dumped her body in the street before killing himself by stepping in front of a Long Island Rail Road train. Some people who saw the remains initially thought it was a Halloween prank. NY DAILY NEWS
4. WHITE HOUSE
The Obama administration reacted to comments in a new article that quotes an unnamed official saying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a “chickensh–” who’s more interested in winning elections than seeking peace. A spokesman said the two leaders have “forged an effective partnership.” THE ATLANTIC Remember ”No Drama Obama”?
The midterm elections are less than a week away. Here’s a look at the big donors and why they’re shelling out millions for this election: USA TODAY
“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” –Will Rogers
6. WALL STREET
The Federal Reserve ended its massive bond buying stimulus progrma6 year effort to stimulate the economy by ending its monthly bond purchase program in a show of confidence in the economy’s prospects. LA TIMES
Their monthly “bond” purchase? We’ve never heard it called that before, but okay.
Microsoft laid off 3,000 workers yesterday as part of the 18,000 layoffs the company announced in July. The cuts are believed to be mostly in human resources, finance, sales and marketing and IT. ZDNET
Johnny Cash’s son, 44-year-old John Carter Cash, was arrested for allegedly getting drunk and stripping down to his underwear at an airport in Canada before his flight home to Nashville. NY DAILY NEWS
9. HERE COMES THE BRIDE
Mary-Kate Olsen and her boyfriend Olivier Sarkozy—a 44-year-old banker and brother to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy— have tied the knot. LUCKY
You got it, dude!
10. TV TIME
Fox News Channel says the Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden will participate in an upcoming documentary to talk about firing the shots that killed the Al Qaeda leader. It’s set to air in two parts next Tuesday/Wednesday, November 11/12. FOX NEWS INSIDER
11. OTHER SHTUFF
The man who invented the legendary board game Operation– and sold the patent for the game for just $500– needs a $25,000 oral surgery and can’t afford it. Two of John Spinello’s friends have started a crowdfunding project to help. NPR
Our hearts still race at the thought of setting off that ‘buzzer.
@IamEnidColeslaw: No one ever smells their finger because it smells good.
And that’s what you ‘Need 2 Know’ on Thursday, October 30, 2014…