Planning to trick-or-treat? You may want to check the weather first. Torrential rain, heavy thunderstorms and howling winds are forecast today all the way from Texas to the Midwest and interior sections of the Northeast, Also, don't forget the growing parade of restaurant chains – from Olive Garden to IHop to Krispy Kreme – that will offer free eats tonight in order to lure traffic.
Boston Red Sox win World Series
For the first time since 1918, the Red Sox won the World Series
in front of their fans at Fenway Park, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 38,477.
Coast Guard visits mysterious 'Google barge'
The Coast Guard on Wednesday visited the mysterious "Google barge" floating in San Francisco Bay, but the agency would not reveal anything about the hush-hush vessel linked to the tech giant. Google has refused to acknowledge any connection to the barge and three others like it. But it is zealously guarding its privacy around the four-story stack of containers docked at a pier on Treasure Island.