Situational awareness: President Trump says "it certainly looks like" journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, calling it "very sad." Go deeper.
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You're living through history: This is the 18th time that the four major sports leagues (NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB) are in action on the same day, Sports Internet's Kendall Baker notes.
The big picture: More than ever, America's past-times are (sometimes) serving as a respite from our charged politics, and today offers something for everyone.
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Between the lines: "There was a 16-year period (1985-2001) without a single sports equinox," Baker notes. "But now that Thursday Night Football is a fixture, the World Series starts later, and the NBA season starts earlier, they're much more frequent."
The bottom line: Buckle up and grab the remote.
P.S. "The N.B.A. announced Thursday that beginning next year, select players would be able to earn $125,000 to play in its development league, the G League, for a year before entering the N.B.A. draft." [NYT]
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Prince Harry hugs a member of the public as he arrives at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, Australia.
A Tennessee couple has pulled off the wild feat of visiting six Disney parks, on East and West coasts, in just 20 hours, the AP reports.