More people are buying electric vehicles than ever before, with monthly sales nearly three times what they were four years ago. But finding a place to charge your electric vehicle when you’re away from home can be a problem, depending on where you live. So before you embark on long car journeys, take a look at these maps first.
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• At least 131 people died after violence erupted during an Indonesian league soccer match, according to the governor of East Java, in one of the world’s deadliest stadium disasters ever.
• At least 67 people were killed in Florida by Hurricane Ian as its raging waters swallowed homes, destroyed roads and tore down power lines. Four people were also killed in storm-related incidents in North Carolina, officials said.
• Polling stations in Brazil opened early this morning in a presidential election marked by an unprecedented climate of tension and violence. Two household names – former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and current leader Jair Bolsonaro – are battling to become the country’s next president.
• Russian forces withdrew from Lyman, a strategic city for their operations in eastern Ukraine, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday, just a day after Moscow annexed the region.
• The National Archives has told the House Oversight Committee that certain records of the President are still pending from the Trump administration, citing information that some White House staffers have used unofficial electronic systems to conduct official business.
It’s the first Monday in October, and that means the Supreme Court will begin its 2022-23 term after the formal investiture ceremony late last week for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman on the bench. Jackson has been in office since June and has already voted on emergency motions, but she has yet to negotiate orally.
Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sunset. Yom Kippur is considered the most important and holiest of the Jewish religious holidays and is a day of fasting, penance and worship.
October 4th is also National Taco Day, which coincidentally falls on a Tuesday this year. And yes, choco tacos are acceptable if you happen to find one in the back of your freezer…
October 5th is World Teachers Day. It’s a day to celebrate how teachers are transforming education, but also to reflect on the support they need to make full use of their talents and to rethink the path for the profession worldwide.
The winner of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize will be announced in Oslo, Norway. Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov received the 2021 award for their long-standing commitment to upholding freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia.
Learn more about how Hurricane Ian became so powerful so quickly.
On this week’s One Thing podcast, Bill Weir, CNN’s chief climate change correspondent, joins us from Punta Gorda, Fla., after Hurricane Ian hit as a Category 4 storm, killing several people and leaving millions without power. We examine how residents are approaching recovery and why climate change is likely responsible for the storm’s rapid intensification. Listen.
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TV and streaming
Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET on AMC and AMC+. CNN’s Brian Lowry says the new series is a marked improvement over the 1994 film — it ambitiously updates the story, introduces a racist component, and serves up plenty of sex and gore.
CBS is resurrecting a hit TV series from the ’70s and ’80s as a reality dating show. The Real Love Boat is something of a reboot (reboot?) of ABC’s The Love Boat, chronicling the adventures of real life singles brought together for a Mediterranean voyage – complete with their own captain, bartender and cruise director. The show sets sail Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.
Season 19 of Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. Star Ellen Pompeo is expected to scale back her role and appear in just eight episodes while continuing to executive produce the long-running medical drama.
Set in the 1930s, “Amsterdam” stars Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington as three friends who witness a guilty murder and uncover one of the most outrageous conspiracies in American history. Other notable names in the cast include Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Zoe Saldana, Taylor Swift, Rami Malek, and Robert De Niro. “Amsterdam” opens on Friday.
If you read this issue of 5 Things early enough this Sunday, you’ll have time to watch the Minnesota Vikings play the New Orleans Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London (yes, you read that right…). Kickoff is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. ET on NFL Network and NFL+. It is the first of two NFL matchups to be played in London. The New York Giants meet the Green Bay Packers next Sunday.
The 2022 MLB playoffs begin Friday. Several teams have already booked their postseason tickets, including the Los Angeles Dodgers, the New York Yankees and the Atlanta Braves — the reigning World Series champions.
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John Fogerty – Midfield
Consider this your warm-up music for Friday’s start of the baseball playoffs. (click here to view)