These are the headlines you Need 2 Know. * **Saudi Latest:** President Trump called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi the “worst cover-up ever,” suggesting for the first time that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been involved in the incident. The crown prince is scheduled to speak on Wednesday at the Saudi investment forum that several international business leaders have spurned. Many have criticized the royal family’s decision to release an image on social media of Khashoggi’s son receiving “condolences” from the crown prince at the Yamama Palace in Riyadh. Read more [here]( * **Willa's Wrath:** Willa made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific Coast early Wednesday with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph. The storm, a Category 5 hurricane earlier this week, has weakened to a tropical depression and is moving toward Texas. Willa’s remnants could turn into a Nor’easter for the East Coast by the weekend. Scientists say the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane season of 2018 is now the most active ever recorded. Read more [here]( * **Viral Outbreak:** Six children have died and a dozen others have been infected after contracting adenovirus at a medical facility in New Jersey. The “severe outbreak” of adenovirus, a family of viruses that can cause mild cold-like illnesses, may pose serious complications to children like those in New Jersey, who have “severely compromised” immune systems. Read more [here]( * **Sandra Day O'Connor:** Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor revealed she has dementia and will retire from public life. The first female to serve on the Supreme Court wrote Tuesday in a letter to “friends and fellow Americans” that she has been diagnosed with the beginning stages of the disease and likely an early phase of Alzheimer’s. O’Connor, 88, has remained active since she retired from the Supreme Court in 2006. Read the letter [here]( * **Lab Coats:** The life expectancy of dogs and their risk of developing serious illnesses has been linked to the color of their coats, said a new study from The University of Sydney. The Australian research found that chocolate Labradors lived “significantly” shorter lives than their black and yellow counterparts. Additionally, chocolate labs had more ear and skin problems than black and yellow labs. Labradors have been the most popular dog breed in the U.S for the past five years, according to the American Kennel Club. Read more [here]( * **Trump v. Fed:** President Trump ramped up his attacks on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in an interview on Tuesday, saying he “almost looks like he’s happy raising interest rates.” He also complained that “Obama had zero interest rates” and “everytime we do something great, he raises the interest rates.” The nation's central bank has already raised the benchmark rate three times this year in response to the strong state of the economy. Read more [here]( * **Messenger Makeover:** Facebook has begun rolling out a complete revamp of its Messenger app. The new version is a simplified and easy-to-use interface that prioritizes chats between friends. Facebook’s head and VP of Messenger told Cheddar that the purpose of the revamp was to “go back to the roots.” The stand-alone Messenger app has over 1 billion users, or about half of overall Facebook users. Read more on [Cheddar]( * **World Series:** The Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in the Game 1 of the Fall Classic Tuesday at Fenway Park. The teams will face each other in Boston again for Game 2 Wednesday. Read more [here]( * **Megyn Kelly:** NBC host Megyn Kelly is facing intense backlash for wondering aloud on her show on Tuesday whether it’s racist for white people to wear "blackface" on Halloween. Kelly asked “what is racist?” and added, “back when I was a kid, that was okay as long as you were dressing up like a character.” Kelly later apologized to her colleagues in a memo. Read more [here]( * **Wild Ride:** At least 20 people were injured in Rome when an escalator began acting erratically ー speeding up and tossing riders to the bottom. Watch footage of the incident [here]( Cheddar's Hena Doba gets into the latest. Subscribe to the Need 2 Know newsletter [here](

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