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‘Our thoughts and prayers are not enough.’

President Obama, decrying political inaction on gun control after a shooting on an Oregon college campus left 10 dead, including the gunman. “Somehow this has become routine,” Obama said, in his 15th time addressing the country after a mass shooting.

United Airlines

The carrier won praise for admitting its service has lagged in recent years



American Airlines

The carrier saw a pilot die during a flight from Phoenix to Boston

‘In the end, I was left to reflect on what I would want in the face of my own death.’

Jerry Brown, California governor, on signing “right to die” legislation that allows doctors to prescribe life-ending medications to terminally ill patients


Proportion of the world’s population now thought to live in extreme poverty, the lowest ever


Price of a lunch menu from the Titanic at a recent auction

‘I’m able to be myself in a way I feel like I haven’t been in a really long time.’

Lady Gaga, pop star, who made her acting debut in American Horror Story: Hotel on Oct. 7. She plays a bloodsucking countess

‘I have paid a price, but I feel comfortable with the decisions I’ve made.’

Edward Snowden, NSA leaker, claiming he has “volunteered to go to prison” but has never been offered a plea deal to return to the U.S.

‘There can be no justification for this horrible attack.’

Christopher Stokes, general director of Doctors Without Borders, after a U.S. air strike on the organization’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, left 22 people dead


Cost of a high-level season pass to Disneyland, the second time the amusement park has increased ticket prices this year

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