• According to Nielsen preliminary broadcast nationals, the premiere of the "Roseanne" spinoff "The Conners" averaged 10.5 million viewers and a 2.3 rating, which translates to nearly 3 million adults 18-49.
  • It's estimated that Americans will spend half a billion dollars this years on Halloween costumes... for their pets.
  • The World Bank says that over half of the world's population lives on less than $5.50 a day.
  • Lyft has started offering an all-access monthly subscription that'll get you 30-rides in a month for $299.
  • Sunday night's ratings for "The Walking Dead" hit an all-time low for the series. The end could be in sight.
  • Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson may have called off their engagement, but friends say the relationship may not be over.
  • With no winners Tuesday night in the Mega Millions lottery, that means Friday's jackpot is now up to $868 million and climbing.
  • Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigned Tuesday over unspecified inappropriate comments.
  • New data from Parks Associates shows 12% of smart home device owners in U.S. broadband households report technical problems going unresolved in 2018, compared to approximately 5% in the previous three years.
  • There's talk of a "royal miracle" as Harry and Meghan visited a drought-stricken area of Australia. Yet, while they were there, it got a rainstorm.
  • YouTube had an outage for over an hour on Tuesday night.
  • Historians have long believed that Mount Vesuvius erupted on August 24, 79 AD, destroying the nearby Roman city of Pompeii. But now, an inscription has been uncovered dated to mid-October - almost two months later.
  • 7 million more subscribers joined Netflix over the past few months. Cords are being cut.
  • Almost half of births in the U.S. now happen outside of marriage.


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